Esri Federal GIS Conference, Washington, DC, February 22, 2012 – TomTom today announces the availability of its MultiNet suite of map products in Esri's file geodatabase format. As GIS datasets increase in size, TomTom is offering enterprise customers a data solution that improves versatility, optimizes performance and allows for customizable storage configuration.
Large TomTom datasets may now be consumed directly by Esri applications in a file geodatabase format that is configurable within the customer's environment, saving time and effort for GIS professionals. The geodatabase format enables Esri users to utilize their TomTom data within multiuser access and editing environments for desktop, server and mobile environments,
"By providing map data in file geodatabase format, TomTom is enabling the most efficient use of Esri software," said Dan Adams, Vice President, Location and Live Services at TomTom. "The availability of this format provides a more complete solution, underscoring TomTom's commitment to Esri and its users."
"At Esri, we believe that geospatial data should not only be easy to use but also scalable," said Christophe Charpentier, Manager of Content at Esri. "TomTom is proving to be a proactive and responsive partner by delivering a customized solution for our users."
TomTom provides file geodatabase format for the following products: MultiNet, MultiNet Enterprise, MultiNet Administrative Areas, MultiNet Census Enabled Geocoding Layer, MultiNet Locality Index, and MultiNet Post.