ERDAS Announces Datum Ingeniería Ltda as New Distributor
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ERDAS Announces Datum Ingeniería Ltda as New Distributor

Norcross, Georgia, USA — September 10, 2009 — ERDAS Inc. announces that Datum Ingeniería Limitada is now the official ERDAS distributor to customers in Colombia .

Datum specializes in geospatial solutions for research, surveying, mapping and monitoring of natural resources. Datum is recognized for its offerings in areas such as GNSS, GIS, LiDAR collection, image processing, meteorology and applied geophysics. Datum is a leader in remote sensing and modern photogrammetry solutions, as well as data sharing, GeoIT integration, opened standards and enterprise solutions.

“We are excited to promote both ERDAS and Datum in terms of profits and a well-recognized position in the remote sensing market,” said John Guzman, CEO, Datum Ingeniería Limitada. “Hence, our proposals consist of a mix of key ingredients: cutting edge geo-technology from ERDAS and knowledge about local business behavior from Datum Ingeniería.”

In Colombia , Datum will provide local sales and support, including technical support and individual training.

“Datum gives us a strong position in the market, with a background in photogrammetry and remote sensing applications and a passion to provide the local market with a new generation of software for geo-spatial data distribution,” said Jairo Linares, Latin America Regional Sales Manager, ERDAS. “Datum’s use of open standards introduces Colombia with a new perspective to understand end user’s needs, and provide interoperable, scalable solutions.”

“We are enthusiastic about Datum and see them redefining the ways to satisfy customer needs in the Colombian market,” said Ken Bossung, Americas Director, ERDAS. “Datum maintains very close relationships with their customers, ensuring that they understand their current and future needs.”

For more information about Datum Ingeniería Limitada, please visit For more information about ERDAS, please call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit


ERDAS – The Earth to Business Company – helps organizations harness the information of the changing earth for greater advantage.

ERDAS creates geospatial business systems that transform our earth’s data into business information, enabling individuals, businesses and public agencies to quickly access, manage, process and share that information from anywhere.

Using secure geospatial information, ERDAS solutions improve employee, customer and partner visibility to information, enabling them to respond faster and collaborate better. It also means better decision-making, increased productivity and new revenue streams.

ERDAS is a part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden . For more information about ERDAS or its products and services, please call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit


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