Hexagon Geospatial Releases Software that Integrates Natively with SAP HANA®

New GeoMedia® data server helps improve data coordination, business process efficiency by pushing down geospatial processing to the SAP HANA platform

02 March 2016

Norcross, Georgia, and Huntsville, Alabama, March 2, 2016 – Hexagon Geospatial has released a GeoMedia® data server for SAP HANA®, enabling enterprise business and geographic information system (GIS) users to run spatial and non-spatial business applications and processes within the SAP HANA platform. Developed by Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure with support from SAP, the native integration between Hexagon’s GeoMedia and SAP HANA coordinates data and processes across different SAP HANA platforms, helping improve accuracy, reliability and efficiency, which can reduce costs and errors.

The new data server pushes down query and analysis of spatial and business data directly into SAP HANA, enabling direct read/write access at the object and feature level. Through the integration, users can perform spatial queries and advanced analytics, manage spatial relationships and visualize the results for industry-specific uses, providing new opportunities for operational reporting, predictive analytics and more to benefit their businesses. The commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) integration is designed to be faster, easier to implement and more sustainable than integrations built with custom commands and web services. Hexagon joins a growing list of GIS vendors that integrate their offerings natively with SAP HANA.

This integration leverages GeoMedia from the Producer Suite in Hexagon Geospatial’s Power Portfolio of desktop, web and mobile geospatial applications and Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure’s industry-specific applications for utilities, telecommunications, transportation, public works and other functions.

“Today, many businesses recognize the vital need to incorporate geospatial information into their decision-making processes,” said Mladen Stojic, Hexagon Geospatial president. “By combining our geospatial acumen with the high-performance, advanced data processing and enterprise readiness of SAP HANA, we can support customers in harnessing the flood of information provided by spatial data and help give them the power and flexibility they need to make smart, timely and ultimately, profitable decisions.”

“Our customers want to develop much closer coordination and integration between spatial and non-spatial business systems to streamline work processes, enable automation and gain greater insight,” said Maximilian Weber, senior vice president, EMEA, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. “This integration between Hexagon and SAP HANA supports our strategic direction to more closely integrate our solutions within our customers’ wider enterprise information architectures.”

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For more information, contact:

Jay Pongonis, Hexagon Geospatial, +1 770 776 3489, jay.pongonis@hexagongeospatial.com
Jim Dobbs, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, +1 256 730 8558, jim.dobbs@hexagonsi.com

About Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure provides mission-critical and business-critical solutions to governments and service providers. A global leader, proven innovator and trusted partner, our software and industry expertise help improve the lives of millions of people through safer communities, better public services and more reliable infrastructure. Visit www.hexagonsafetyinfrastructure.com.

About Hexagon Geospatial

Hexagon Geospatial helps you make sense of the dynamically changing world. Hexagon Geospatial provides the software products and platforms to a large variety of customers through direct sales, channel partners and other Hexagon businesses. For more information, visit www.hexagongeospatial.com.

Hexagon Geospatial is a part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information. They are used in a broad range of vital industries.
Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 16,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of approximately 3.4bn USD. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

For Further Information:

Jay Pongonis
Marketing Communications Manager
marketing@hexagongeospatial.com

GeoMedia

GeoMedia, a comprehensive and dynamic GIS, extracts compelling intelligence from geospatial data and integrates it to present actionable information.