GISi Becomes Esri Platinum Tier Partner
DECEMBER 2, 2010 - Geographic Information Services, Inc. (GISi), an award-winning Esri Partner since 1991, is pleased to announce its selection into the Platinum Tier of the Esri Partner Network. GISi qualified to be in the Platinum Tier of the new partner program based on its long-term commitment Esri and its thought-leadership in the GIS community.
“We are pleased to have Geographic Information Services, Inc. join our partner community as a Platinum Partner,” said Josh Lewis, Director of the Esri Partner Network. “With 20 years experience delivering impressive GIS-centric solutions to federal, state, and local governments, and numerous commercial industries; GISi has proven to be a world class solution provider based on their ArcGIS-based repeatable frameworks, deep technical expertise and industry knowledge.”
The Esri Partner Program consists of three tiers: Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Platinum Tier is reserved for companies that are industry leaders in providing GIS services and develop solutions based on Esri technology. This partnership allows GISi to work closely with Esri on sales and business development activities on a multinational level, as well as providing a collaborative technical environment for information exchange.
“I’m honored GISi is joining the ranks of Esri’s Platinum partners,” stated Lee Lichlyter, President and CEO of GISi. “The Platinum Tier is the highest level of affiliation a partner can achieve with Esri and only the top few percent of partners qualify for it. We have built our reputation of creating outstanding value to our clients by being the best at providing GIS services that facilitate business excellence. Being a Platinum Partner will allow us to continue to provide the technical and service leadership our clients are looking for.”
About Esri: Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide, including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, and more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world’s mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms.
For more information on Esri’s Partner Network, please visit http://www.esri.com/partners/partner-network.
About GISi: GISi is an award-winning GIS professional services firm located in Birmingham, Ala., with offices located throughout the United States. GISi has a history of delivering customer driven solutions to federal, state and local governments, and commercial organizations.
For more information about GISi, please visit www.gisinc.com.
Contact: Katie Irwin, Marketing & Sales
Telephone: (205) 941-0442 x20