IceWEB & Spot Image Partner to Launch Turn-Key Imagery Appliance Powered by Google Earth Enterprise
DULLES, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — IceWEB, Inc.(TM) (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of purpose built appliances and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that the company is working with Spot Image Corporation to build and market a turn-key appliance pre-bundled with Spot Image’s imagery served by Google Earth Enterprise.
The appliance will be designed to offer a rapidly deployable service that delivers Spot Image’s imagery to customers as pre-built globes served by Google Earth Enterprise. The availability of the appliance will help broaden Spot Image’s reach into existing customers and will enable organizations to quickly deliver Spot Image imagery to their users through Google Earth and the Google Earth and Google Maps APIs.
“Google Earth Enterprise brings the power of Google Earth and Google Maps to organizations who want to securely and rapidly deliver geospatial data to their users. Spot Image Corporation and IceWEB collaborating to offer a pre-built, turn-key system is an exciting step toward making it even easier for organizations to offer high quality, broad coverage Spot Image imagery to their users through the Google Earth and Maps experience,” said Dylan Lorimer, Google Earth Enterprise Product Manager.
“We are excited to work with Spot Image Corporation to use the Google Earth Enterprise platform to deliver innovative imagery solutions that meet critical business needs. IceWEB is very pleased to be the integration partner and hardware supplier on which to deliver these solutions,” said John R. Signorello, CEO for IceWEB Inc.
Keith Masback, President , US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, commented about the announcement, “I am very pleased to see members collaborating to bring a new solution to this rapidly expanding and important marketplace, and choosing the industry’s largest event to roll it out, further showing the value of the foundation, the collaborative opportunities it affords, and the event itself.”
The first units are expected to ship in January, 2010.
About IceWEB, Inc.
Headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., IceWEB manufactures and markets purpose built appliances, network and cloud attached storage solutions and delivers on-line cloud computing application services. Its customer base includes U.S. government agencies, enterprise companies, and small to medium sized businesses (SMB). For more information, please visit www.IceWEB.com
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