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Esri India to offer high-quality location services, data and mapping tools for building apps and innovative solutions

Aims to reach 1 million developers in next 3 years

New Delhi, NFAPost: Esri India, country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS) software & solutions provider, announced the launch of ArcGIS Platform as-a-service (PaaS) that includes maps and location services.

With a full range of SDKs, APIs, and low-code options, the platform will reduce time to market and promote creative design, enabling an open location-focused PaaS for software developers, businesses, and organizations that need to bring maps and location services into their products, solutions, and systems.

With this launch, developers in India will now be able to get seamless access to Esri India’s leading geospatial technology and capabilities. The developers can also access these services using their preferred APIs – including open-source mapping libraries as well as Esri’s web and native APIs.

This will allow them to speed up the development of apps, helping them to accurately monitor service usage, deliver enormous value and reduce time to market.

Esri India Managing Director Agendra Kumar said Industry estimates suggest that by 2023 India will surpass the US to become the leading country with largest number of developers.

“This launch is our attempt to empower India’s developer community so that they can build world class software solutions and systems right here in India and be able to deliver these globally. With the launch of ArcGIS platform as-a-service, Indian developer community and start-ups will have easy access to the most comprehensive, high-quality set of location services, data, and mapping tools to bring their ideas to a reality!,” said Agendra Kumar.

The launch of ArcGIS Platform will offer a full suite of developer tools and resources – from technical documentation to software development kits (SDKs), sample source code, reference guides, and virtual sandboxes, required for testing and developing new applications and products. Developers can access ArcGIS Platform by signing up for a free developer account. Esri India invites developers in India to explore its new ArcGIS Platform and unlock the power of location and maps.

About Esri India

Esri India Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Esri India) is an end-to-end Geographic Information Systems (GIS) solutions provider enabling customers to think and plan geographically to make timely, well-informed, and mission-critical decisions. Esri ArcGIS System provides the backbone for the country’s mapping, spatial analysis, and all GIS requirements.

A market leader in GIS Technologies, Esri India has successfully delivered cutting-edge GIS solutions to more than 5000 customers for applications in Land management, Water, Utilities, Infrastructure, Disaster Management, Telecommunications, Urban Development, Smart Cities, Transportation, Defence, and Natural resources.

Established in 1996, Esri India is headquartered in Noida (Delhi-NCR), with multiple regional offices across India. The company has been recognized amongst India’s best companies to work for in 2021 by the Great Place to Work®️ Institute.

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