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ARC Advisory Group Report: Esri a Leading GIS Provider in Utilities Sector
Nov 17, 2011 (04:11 PM EST)
REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent market research firm ARC Advisory Group reports that Esri holds the highest market share in the worldwide geospatial market and shows that Esri is a market leader in several utility industries. Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure.
"Esri is the clear market share leader in the worldwide GIS market, and the company's reach extends into the utilities sector, where it is a leading provider in the oil and gas distribution, electric power, and water and wastewater industries," said Clint Reiser, analyst, Enterprise Applications, ARC Advisory Group.
ARC Advisory Group estimates Esri's worldwide market share at 40.7 percent in its 2010 report, Geospatial Information Systems Worldwide Outlook. The report affirms that Esri is the GIS market leader in both the water/wastewater and the oil and gas distribution industries. The report also shows Esri and Esri partner Telvent as market leaders in the electric transmission and distribution industries.
"Esri focuses on building core GIS technology that can meet the needs of utilities," said Bill Meehan, Esri director of utility solutions. "We also work with dozens of partners that provide vertical applications such as asset management, network planning, network design, and outage management."
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.
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