City of Tucker Launches New GIS Platform from InterDev; Debuts Web Application

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InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology, security and geographic information (GIS) services, today announced the City of Tucker has launched its new GIS platform and accompanying CITYMAP web application.

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“We are honored to help cities like Tucker gain access to cutting-edge GIS technologies while avoiding the need to build and maintain in-house platforms," said InterDev CEO Gary Nichols.

InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology, security and geographic information (GIS) services, today announced the City of Tucker has launched its new GIS platform and accompanying CITYMAP web application. The City’s GIS solution is powered by MosaicGIS™, InterDev’s secure, cloud-based GIS platform powered by Azure and Esri. With all systems thoroughly tested and operational, City management launched the application on its Facebook page October 10, 2016.

“With the State of Georgia recently announcing its concerted focus on a statewide GIS strategy, the launch of our own enterprise GIS environment and web app could not be better timed,” said Tucker Mayor Frank Auman. “Our citizens increasingly rely on digital technology, not only in their daily lives but also to help them engage with and interact with their City. We are confident that they will find this application, and our GIS system as a whole, very useful and convenient.”

Earlier this year, as part of a comprehensive technology services contract, the City selected InterDev to help the City plan, build, and maintain its best-practices GIS environment, interactive web application and focused web maps, all of which are now hosted on MosaicGIS. MosaicGIS runs on a software as a service (SaaS) model, enabling public and private organizations to enjoy the benefits of an enterprise-grade GIS system without the overhead or capital outlay.

“The value of GIS has long been recognized for urban planning, but it is now playing a vital role in helping cities increase services and information delivery, control costs, and become true partners with their residents and businesses,” said InterDev CEO Gary Nichols. “We are honored to help cities like Tucker gain access to cutting-edge GIS technologies while avoiding the need to build and maintain in-house platforms.”

About Tucker, GA
Tucker, a well-established community for nearly 125 years, was officially incorporated as DeKalb County’s newest city in early 2016. The City’s inaugural mayor and council are using an innovative public-private partnership to deliver the high quality of service Tucker’s 33,000 residents and business owners deserve. With its rich history, strong community support, desirable location and mix of residential, office, commercial and industrial properties, along with parks and green space, the City of Tucker is poised for success well into the future. For more information, visit http://www.tuckerga.gov.

About Interdev
Beyond their principal role as strategic provider of Managed IT and Security Services, InterDev is well-known as a champion of IT visioning and innovation for growing businesses and government agencies – a role they’ve perfected over nearly four decades. In addition to managing and hosting IT operations for its valued clients, InterDev also offers a cloud-based GIS solution, based on Esri, as well as VoIP telecommunications services and circuit solutions. InterDev delivers services to business and municipalities throughout the Southeast and Midwest from their offices in Atlanta, Beaufort (SC), and Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.interdev.com.

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