Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Acquires GISquadrat
Acquisition improves geospatial, cloud and mobile solutions for governments and utilities in Europe
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, September 26, 2016
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure has acquired GISquadrat GmbH of Vienna, Austria. The acquisition will enhance Hexagon’s geospatial, cloud and mobile solutions for governments and utility providers in Europe.
A Hexagon partner prior to the acquisition, GISquadrat uses Hexagon software in a cloud environment to provide data capture and management servicesand applications, including task-specific field solutions for infrastructure networks and public services. GISquadrat’s Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions provide lower total cost of ownership for business-critical data. The company serves more than 300 customers and thousands of users.
“We’re focused on delivering task-specific cloud and mobile solutions that increase the availability and value of enterprise information and the efficiency of workflows. The acquisition of GISquadrat expands our offerings for governments and utility providers of all sizes,” said Maximillian Weber, senior vice president of EMEA, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. “We look forward to workingwith GISquadrat’s existing customers in Austria and bringing on new customers who will benefit from our combined solutions.”
GISquadrat’s solutions include applications for utility networks and cadastral workflows built on Hexagon software. They also include professional services that support spatial data collection, management and production. Following the acquisition, the company and its employees will continue current operations.
“Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technologies. Hence, this acquisition is the optimal solution for our customers, products and employees. We are proud to make our contribution to Hexagon’s global success in the future,” said Guenter Probst, founder of GISquadrat.
For more than 40 years, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, has supported governments and utility providers through location-based technologies and task-specific business systems and applications. Its public sector solutions streamline complex processes, accelerate information flows, facilitate collaboration and deliver greater insight to decision makers.