May 09, 2013 -- Europa Technologies has today announced that a new version of its award-winning viaEuropa hosted map service has been accepted into G-Cloud III, the latest edition of the UK Government’s cloud computing framework. G-Cloud enables public sector bodies to easily and cost-effectively procure services in a number of different cloud technology categories.
The new viaEuropa Cloud map service ishosted from UK data centres and backed by a service level agreement (SLA).The service will deliver Ordnance Survey base maps for use by the public sector in a wide range of different applications spanning web, desktop and mobile platforms for either internal or public-facing mapping applications. Unlike some other hosted map services, the viaEuropa platform is able to support a wide range of different technologies, making it easy to deploy within existing software environments with minimal effort.
viaEuropa Cloud is available in a variety of service capacities, ranging from a single user to an organisation-wide deployment. It also removes the barrier of long-term commitment with a monthly rolling contract.
Warren Vick, Founder &Director of Europa Technologies, comments: "The new viaEuropa Cloud is the first version of our popular hosted map service to be available on cloud architecture and we are delighted to see it included in G-Cloud III. It reinforces the Government’s desire to see a wider range of cloud services, including those from SMEs like Europa Technologies, being made more accessible to public sector users through a simplified and faster approach to procurement."
For more information about the viaEuropa Cloud map service and how it can be procured through the G-Cloud III programme, visit http://www.viaeuropa.uk.com/gcloud
For more information on the G-Cloud initiative, visit http://gcloud.civilservice.gov.uk/
viaEuropa is an online service from Europa Technologies for the delivery of high quality digital maps direct to your application. viaEuropa bridges the chasm between raw data delivery and a finished map product ready for deployment, making it ideal for any organisation needing to deliver location intelligent applications whilst saving time, saving money and improving customer service. For more information on viaEuropa from Europa Technologies, visit http://www.viaeuropa.uk.com
About Europa Technologies
Europa Technologies is an award-winning specialist in digital maps and associated services for a wide variety of market sectors and applications. Our resources allow organisations with international interests to better understand their customers, assets and markets, in a geographic context, to gain a competitive or strategic advantage. Mapping products and services from Europa Technologies are used by many Fortune Global 500 companies, governments and
missions of the United Nations. The company has global licence agreements with a number of leading Internet-based service providers including Google. Through deployment via Google Earth and Google Maps alone, our world data products have been seen by over 700 million people, approximately 1 in 10 of the world's entire population.
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