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Astun Technology Announced as Approved Supplier on G-Cloud 12

Switching to Cloud GIS with Astun Technology just got easier!

Astun Technology are delighted to announce that they have been awarded status as a Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Approved  Supplier on the latest G-Cloud 12 framework and that our award winning GIS software and services will continue to be available via the Government’s Digital Marketplace. Astun have been an Approved Supplier on the G-cloud since 2013.

The cloud hosted and managed GIS solutions available from Astun on G-Cloud 12 free users from the costs and complexity of managing Geographic Information infrastructure (software, servers, networks, bandwidth) allowing GI managers and analysts to focus on delivering Geographic Intelligence to staff and stakeholders. The G-Cloud 12 framework itself makes buying cloud solutions and services faster and cheaper than entering into individual procurement contracts, so switching to Cloud based GIS has just got easier!

For G-Cloud 12, Astun have added a number of new options and enhancements to our solutions and services. These include a new rapid deployment option for public mapping known as Spotlight as part of its iShare in the Cloud Enterprise GIS and major enhancements to its Enterprise Metadata offerings.

iShare in the Cloud is an end to end Enterprise GIS for the public sector comprising a spatial data warehouse, rich functionality browser based GIS including editing and spatial querying for internal users and a public facing mapping application and API that enables organisations to share data with citizens and customers while reducing interaction costs. iShare is used by over sixty Local Authorities, Central Government Departments and Agencies, Emergency Services and Housing Associations.

Enterprise Metadata enables organisations to deploy a custom cloud based metadata service. Astun’s Enterprise Metadata is based on GeoNetwork, the leading open source standards-compliant metadata catalogue, which is used by the majority of the world’s spatial data infrastructures. Astun have recently developed a GEMINI 2.3 plugin for GeoNetwork, ensuring full support for UK metadata standards, helping organisations to produce compliant metadata quickly and thoroughly. Astun supports over thirty organisations including Scottish Government, Defra and the Environment Agency in fulfilling their metadata obligations.

About Astun Technology

Astun Technology is the UK market leader for enterprise geospatial solutions built on Open Source foundations.  As Experts in Place, Astun helps organisations to realise the power of geography whether managing assets and business processes or determining policy across the organisation and beyond.


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