July 13, 2009
Rolta Canada and ESRI Canada Announce Strategic Partnership
MARKHAM and TORONTO, ON - July 13, 2009 - Rolta Canada and ESRI Canada today announced a strategic partnership and OEM agreement for North America that will combine Rolta's OnPoint™ Enterprise web-GIS solution with the strength of ESRI's ArcGIS Server technology. Rolta will be focused on providing the joint solution to enterprise accounts in North America, for key industries including Economic Development, Provincial and Federal government, Transportation, and Utilities ESRI will provide ArcGIS Server functionality and capability to Rolta's OnPoint™ as part of an OEM agreement.
"We are thrilled to partner with a company with the scale, reach, and reputation that ESRI Canada brings. Our combined technical and industry domain experience will provide our clients an exceptional level of service and a solution that exceeds client expectations," said Ben Eazzetta, President, Rolta International Inc. "ArcGIS Server technology combined with the scalability and flexibility of OnPoint™ provides a valuable solution to the marketplace."
The award-winning OnPoint™ solution allows clients to obtain a web-based, geospatially integrated view of critical information and work processes. OnPoint™ includes a powerful administrative tool which enables complete application configuration without custom programming. The OnPoint™ solution allows the integration and access of spatial and tabular data from multiple data systems and structures, using the power of ESRI's ArcGIS Server, and fuses together the likes of Microsoft Virtual Earth and SharePoint, Pictometry, Google Maps, Oracle, SQL Server, ArcGIS Online, CGDI and OGC recommended formats, and more.
"Rolta Canada, formerly Orion, has been a valued member of the ESRI partner network for 10 years, and has made significant investments to support ESRI core technology in developing the OnPoint™ solution," said Jim Wickson, Vice President of Sales and Professional Services, ESRI Canada. "Combining Rolta technology and industry knowledge with our breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise in the Canadian market will provide our mutual clients with a unique team that is able to solve the challenges and complexities of enterprise-wide geography and data integration."
About ESRI Canada
Founded in 1984, ESRI Canada provides enterprise geographic information systems (GIS) solutions that empower businesses, governments, and educational institutions to make timely, informed and mission critical decisions by leveraging the power of maps. The company distributes the world's leading GIS software from ESRI Inc., Miner and Miner, Azteca, and other technology partners. Headquartered in Toronto, the company serves over 8,000 customers from 16 regional offices across Canada. Information about ESRI Canada can be found at www.esricanada.com.
ESRI®, founded in 1969, is widely recognized as the technical and market leader in GIS, pioneering innovative solutions for working with spatial data on the desktop, across the enterprise, in the field, and on the Web. ESRI has the largest GIS software install base in the world with more than one million users in more than one hundred thousand organizations. With annual sales of more than $490 million, ESRI is the fourth largest privately held software company in the world. Its mission is to help people use GIS tools to manage and share geographic knowledge to make better decisions, keep communities safe, and create a more sustainable world.
Rolta provides enterprise Geospatial FusionT solutions for the Government, Utilities, Telecommunications and Transportation markets. Our clients leverage these solutions to obtain a web-based, geospatially integrated view of their critical information and work processes. These solutions are based upon Rolta's award winning flagship product OnPointT, which includes a powerful administration tool to enable complete application configuration without the agony of custom programming. These solutions allow users to easily access business data isolated in numerous data structures, so that intelligent and timely decisions can be made based on the fusion of information. Results can be quickly realized by engaging Rolta's consulting, implementation and technical services. Rolta Canada Limited, is based in Markham, Ontario, Canada and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolta International, Inc.
Rolta is a multinational organization that has executed projects in over 40 countries. For over 25 years the Company has been a strong player in the Defense, Government, Infrastructure and Security markets. Rolta serves these markets by providing innovative solutions in Enterprise Information & Communications Technology (EICT), which includes Software Development, Advanced Security, Network Management, Oracle Apps, ERP Consulting and Business Intelligence; Geospatial Information Systems (GIS); and Engineering & Design Services (EDS). Rolta, headquartered in Mumbai, employs over 5,000 professionals with international subsidiaries across the globe. Forbes Global has ranked Rolta amongst the "Best 200 Under a Billion" for four times in six years. The Company is listed on the NSE in cash and F&O segment and forms part of CNX IT, NIFTY Midcap 50 and CNX 500 indices. The Company is also listed on BSE 'A' group and forms part of BSE Midcap, BSE 200, BSE 500, BSE IT and BSE TECK indices. The Company's GDR is listed on the Main Board of London Stock Exchange and its FCCB's are listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange
For additional information:James F. Kennedy
Rolta International, Inc.
Phone: +1 (678) 942-5024
Phone: +1 (416) 386-6488