.NET News Desk
Group 1 Converts System from Java to .NET
Software Company Redoes Geocoding Solution
Jul. 13, 2006 07:00 PM
Group 1 Software, Inc. has developed a new version of its GeoStan International-Canada geocoding solution based on Microsoft Corp.'s .NET framework.
In addition to the new .NET-based GeoStan International-Canada, Group 1 has also worked with Microsoft to release .NET interfaces for its U.S. GeoStan Web and Client Server solutions, and plans to introduce a .NET application programming interface (API) for its U.S. GeoStan solution in the near future.
"Group 1 is a leader in geocoding and high-definition data solutions, and we're very excited about this announcement to fully leverage the Microsoft .NET technology," said Stephen Lawler, general manager, Microsoft Virtual Earth Business Unit. "By working together with Group 1, Microsoft will be able to enhance the geocoding performance of Windows Live Local and other applications built on the Virtual Earth platform."
"As a technology leader, Microsoft provides the critical tools and technology necessary to quickly develop new products and keep pace with dynamic and varied markets," said Steve Walden, vice president and general manager, Centrus Division, Group 1 Software. "The support that Microsoft provided during the development of GeoStan International-Canada for .NET was exceptional, and we look forward to future collaborations."
The G-Force Alliance Program is a growing network of more than 100 strategic partners that add value to Group 1's CCM solutions. As the industry leader in Customer Communication Management, Group 1 attracts the world's leading technology companies as partners. Group 1's global partners include Accenture, Convergys, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Kodak, LogicaCMG, Microsoft, and Xerox, among others.