Ongoing Commitment to Leading Enterprise Geospatial Software Stack
New York, NY January 23, 2014 — For four years, OpenGeo Suite has enabled enterprises to replace legacy software with an advanced, web-based open source geospatial stack. To celebrate, Boundless, formerly OpenGeo, released OpenGeo Suite 4.0.2, which includes several improvements and fixes. This update represents a continued commitment to maintaining the most effective open source enterprise geospatial software on the market.
When reached for comment about the release Eddie Pickle, Boundless CEO, said, “OpenGeo Suite embodies what Boundless is all about: developing and supporting powerful, easy-to-use enterprise software based upon solid open source community projects. For four years, OpenGeo Suite has proven itself as the leading open source geospatial platform. It is the core of our many successful commercial engagements ”
Since releasing the first version of OpenGeo Suite in 2010, the software has been downloaded over 70,000 times and is now in production at many large organizations, including leading government, telecommunications, defense and other enterprises around the world. Many Boundless customers — including Portland TriMet, New York City DoITT, MassGIS, NOAA, FCC, Ordnance Survey among others — have benefited from maintenance, support, and unlimited bug fixes from Boundless over the past four years.
The OpenGeo Suite 4.0 series includes many new features and improvements over previous versions:
Scalability and clustering. The new a clustering extension for GeoServer assists those that need high availability or better scaling under load.
Improved support for LIDAR point clouds. Improvements to PostGIS means the leading geospatial database can now natively store and filter LIDAR data.
Catalog support with CSW. OpenGeo Suite now ships GeoServer with an extension for Catalog Service for Web (CSW), providing support for Dublin Core and the ISO Metadata Application Profile.
QGIS Support. OpenGeo Suite 4.0 allows users to seamlessly manage and publish geospatial data from the desktop.
From database to server to client, Boundless is the company organizations turn to for a lower cost, more flexible and modern alternative to the industry’s prevailing proprietary and closed source model. Our community-led, spatial IT based approach to building and maintaining software helps organizations manage geospatial data. Our software and maintenance agreements, which include support and professional services, provide a lower cost, more flexible and modern alternative.
We’ve built a team of experts from the open source geospatial community — as well those within the greater field who recognize the power and momentum the open source business model has on the future of their industry. Our roots are in the open source community and our team members are actively involved core contributors and steering committee members across many open source geospatial projects. The foundation of our company is based on the knowledge that openness leads to better collaboration, better software and greater innovation.
For more information, please visit boundlessgeo.com.