NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

Earlier this month, Compusult Limited was selected by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA), to deliver the upgrade of the Geographical Information Service Increment 3 (Core GIS Incr. 3) project.

Core GIS Incr. 3 is the “third increment of NATO’s Core GIS capability and will provide state-of-the-art geospatial information services,” a press release from the company states. This will ensure that “the most effective geospatial data management, geospatial support, and geospatial services provision in the NATO enterprise, to the geospatial community as well as consumers, users, and NATO’s C4ISR/C3 capabilities.”

The project will combine Compusult’s turnkey, commercial off-the-shelf software solution – Web Enterprise Suite (WES) – for geospatial information management and services and the overall solution for new and augmenting existing services.

High-Level Diagram of WES Connectivity/Data access. Image: Compusult.

WES is the company’s flagship product that is being used to meet the growing demands of organizations around the world seeking improved decision making through better access to information. According to the company, it is the most comprehensive location-based data discovery and management solution currently available and it provides standards-based geospatial data discovery, access, retrieval, exploitation, dissemination, and collaboration.

This project, incorporated with WES, will “deliver on-demand geospatial data and products to the required operational environments with commercial performance and reliability.” It will also enhance NATO’s ability to use and apply location-based information. By combining WES into NATO’s operational geospatial platform, it will “greatly enhance NATO’s geospatial capability contributing to maintaining geospatial information superiority.”

Author: Marcello Sukhdeo

Marcello is the managing editor of Vanguard, IT in Canada and Canadian Government Executive and the host of Vanguard Radio and WRLWND Radio podcasts. He is an avid technology and security enthusiast, who has worked on content leadership strategies for a number of industries including the public sector, life science, technology and defence.

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