OpenGeo and Tascomi Announce Partnership to Support Users Across the UK and Ireland

Press Release | OpenGeo, Tascomi | July 19, 2011

Tascomi, a leading developer in software systems, and OpenGeo, producer of the OpenGeo Suite, today announced a reseller agreement that will bring the OpenGeo Suite Enterprise Edition to the UK and Ireland.

Chris Holmes, OpenGeo president, noted: “We are excited to see growing interest in the OpenGeo Suite in Ireland and the UK. Our partnership with Tascomi will add local expertise and support to this market as well as help add value to users of our supported open source products.”

Tascomi will assume the first line of support of the OpenGeo Suite for its local clientele in the UK and Ireland while having privileged access to OpenGeo for second line support. Upon making the announcement, Tascomi said, “We look forward to adding the OpenGeo Suite of products to our solutions, enabling us to provide innovative functionality and offer a fully-rounded selection of software products to customers.”

OpenGeo is well known for its contributions and leadership in the development and evolution of powerful open source geospatial technologies. The OpenGeo Suite offers a fully integrated open source geospatial platform for serving maps and data through web applications, mobile devices, and desktop clients. The OpenGeo Suite Enterprise Edition is comprised of tested, integrated, and supported geospatial components PostGIS, GeoServer, OpenLayers, GeoWebCache, and GeoExt.

About OpenGeo

OpenGeo is a social enterprise working to build the best web-based geospatial technology. The company brings the best practices of open source software to geospatial organizations around the world by providing enterprises with supported, tested, and integrated open source solutions to build the Geospatial Web. OpenGeo also supports open source communities by employing key developers of PostGIS, GeoServer, and OpenLayers. Since 2002, the company has provided successful consulting services and products to clients like the World Bank, Google, the UK Ordnance Survey, Portland TriMet, MassGIS, Landgate, and the Federal Communications Commission. OpenGeo is the geospatial division of OpenPlans, a New York-based 501(c)(3) non-profit that informs and engages communities through journalism and open source software. All of OpenGeo's revenue has been and will continue to be re-invested into innovative and useful software in support of the OpenPlans mission.

About Tascomi

Tascomi, based in Hillsborough, County Down, is a leading information technology company, designing and developing specialist software systems. They build cutting-edge web-based enterprise systems designed to meet the needs of customers. Over 80 systems are currently deployed throughout Northern Ireland, many in local government areas such as building control, environmental health, licensing, leisure, and customer care. Tascomi systems also facilitate mobile working and online services for citizens.

Media Contacts

Eddie Pickle
OpenGeo, a Division of OpenPlans
+1 917-388-9062
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