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About eSpatial

eSpatial is the leading geo-mapping application for businesses. We enable our customers to gain insight into their business data in order to accomplish their business objectives. We are privately owned, part of a group of 35 successful businesses owned by IIU, an investment company based in Dublin, Ireland.

We proudly serve over 3,500 customers from North America to Australia. We focus on our customers success because we know that our success will come after our customers' success.

Our mission

We believe mapping should be fast, easy and powerful – for everyone. Used by a diverse range of industries, our focus is on the Sales, Marketing and Operations function of our customers. We help customers sell more, prospect more, market precisely, reduce delivery times and accomplish many more goals.

Available as a stand-alone application or as a fully integrated Salesforce App, you can easily visualize multiple layers of data, quickly create dynamic reports, analyze key areas and share the results. We provide rapid visual insight that takes the guesswork out of decision making.

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Our community

At eSpatial, we care passionately about those that sacrifice their time to help others. That's why we created our Giving Back discount programme for registered Charities and certain Non-for-Profit organizations. We especially want to hear from those that are involved in humanitarian, conservation, and other community services that serve to improve livelihoods and the environment.

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Our story

The eSpatial story is long and varied but throughout our history one thing has always remained true, our unique understanding and love of mapping and our ability to delivery geographic solutions that achieves results for our customers. We understand that our users want mapping software that "just works". eSpatial is mapping in minutes, not months. It's focused on your results and not the complexity of getting there. It's fast, easy and powerful and backed by mapping experts with over 20 years experience in delivering results.

1997

The beginning

We started business in 1997 providing GIS (geographic information systems) services to small organizations, large organizations, governments and consultancies. The experience we gained over this time and our enthusiasm for mapping encouraged us to develop our own software.

June2002

iSmart product suite

In June 2002 we released the iSmart product suite, the world’s first topology-enabled product supporting the development and deployment of spatial business applications on Oracle9i Database and Oracle9i Application Server (Oracle9iAS). iSmart uses Oracle’s spatial technology to enable spatial data, such as that generated by proprietary GIS environments, to be seamlessly incorporated into enterprise applications and accessed from Web and wireless clients.

March2005

iSMART, our first product commercial launch

In March 2005 we launched our first commercial product, iSMART, a server based GIS application. After the release of iSMART eSpatial became an established presence in the mapping software space. Over this time we built business relationships with technology partners such as Oracle and NAVTEQ and delivered solutions to companies such as Verizon and USGS as well as major governments and utility companies across Europe.

May2006

eSpatial joins United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

In May 2006 we announced our entry as a member of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). The USGIF is the first organization aimed at bringing together the many disciplines involved in the geospatial intelligence sector to exchange ideas, share best practices, and promote the education and importance of a national geospatial intelligence agenda.

March2007

Location Based Services (LBS) application deployed by the US Department of Defense goes Mobile

In March 2007, at the GITA Annual 30, we announced that the existing Military Installations LBS application for the US Depart of Defense: Military Homefront could be accessed on the move via Mobile/Hand held devices. The application assists the military community to locate, learn about, and travel to a variety of Programs and Services located on over 250 military installations worldwide.

October2007

eSpatial announces partnership with NAVSYS

In October 2007, at the GEOINT Symposium, we announced a partnership with NAVSYS, a leading company in the development of advanced navigation technologies, to provide advanced, web delivered geospatial intelligence. One of the first deliverables of this partnership was a web delivered Geo-Referenced Image Management application “WebGRIM” - an innovative application that facilitates the real-time collection, processing and delivery of high resolution near real-time video imagery data.

May2008

iSMART introduced to Latin America

In May 2008 we introduced iSMART 5.4 to Brazil. Already used by leading international companies in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, iSMART 5.4 was adopted in Brazil and the surrounding region, where its spatial data-management and dissemination capabilities made it especially attractive to municipalities and land-management agencies.

October2010

Moved to the cloud

In October 2010 we decided to take our mapping software online and entered the world of cloud based computing. eSpatial OnDemand GIS transformed our business. We started working with companies from nearly every industry who needed fast and easy mapping solutions. In just over a year, the feedback from our customers and the growth in big data visualization encouraged us to develop what eSpatial has become today.

March2013

Free trial offering released

In March 2013 we announced the launch of a free trial offering for our online mapping software, also called eSpatial. By launching the free trial of eSpatial, we hoped this availability of the product would increase awareness of the potential impact of sales mapping software.

April2014

Route mapping added to eSpatial

In April 2014 we added route mapping to help our customers save time and money by plotting the most efficient trips for their field sales teams. The main benefit of using this is that it can help our customers select the right leads to visit and then make the most of their field sales team members time on the road.

July2016

Annotations added to eSpatial

In July 2016 we added annotation functionality to our mapping software. Annotations allow our customer maps to tell a story, add context to their data, insert instructions to viewers of their map, highlight patterns in their data, or brand their maps by adding their company logo or images.

June2017

Drive Time Analysis added to eSpatial

In June 2017 we announced the release of the Drive Time Analysis feature for our mapping software. This functionality allows our customers to create drive time buffers from a starting or center point. The biggest benefit they receive is that they save time and increase the productivity of their field sales and service reps by providing them with accounts that are within an acceptable driving distance of their base location.

March2018

eSpatial for Salesforce

In March 2018 we announced the launch of our mapping software product’s integration with Salesforce. This integrations brings the full capabilities of eSpatial mapping software to any Salesforce Org that downloads it from the AppExchange.

June2018

eSpatial for mobile

In June 2018 we announced the launch of our eSpatial mobile app. The introduction of eSpatial Mobile was based on an increased demand from our customers for a mobile friendly interface.

July2018

Achieved ISO 27001 certification

In July 2018 we announced our data security efforts had been recognized with a ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Certification. This certification is based on the development and implementation of a rigorous security program, which includes the development and implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) which defines how eSpatial manages security in a holistic, comprehensive manner.

November2019

eSpatial introduces new Territory Manager

In November 2019 we released our brand-new Territory Manager. With many new and improved features, we took our territory builder to the next level to give our customers the capability to efficiently manage their sales, service and franchise territories.

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