DistroGIS – GIS for your favorite Distro!

DistroGIS

As part of our commitment to offer the best GIS tools possible, we are very pleased to announce a new, un-managed VPS cloud service: DistroGIS

DistroGIS¬†provides the most popular GIS components (PostgreSQL, PostGIS, GeoServer, GeoNode, OpenGeo, etc…) along with a LAMP stack and NodeJS.

Full root access is provided and Webmin is also included along with Proj,GDAL, and other GIS utilities.

DistroGIS is ideal for a number of use-cases:

  1. GIS professionals who want an on-demand development environments
  2. Those wanting to build a full GIS web application
  3. Those looking to learn more about GIS
  4. As a platform for testing before making changes to your development environment.

Current Distros offered are:

  • Ubuntu 12 and 14
  • CentOS 6 and 7
  • Debian 8
  • OpenSUSE 13
  • Arch Linux 2015
  • FreeBSD 10
  • Scientific Linux 6 and 7
  • Fedora 21-23

Planned distros include Slackware, ClearOS, and Mageia

While the service is un-managed, AcuGIS clients who decide to add the service will have the service covered under their existing support contract.

If you have any question or suggestions, let us know!

AcuGIS.com acquired by MapFig, Inc

AcuGIS.com acquired by MapFig, Inc.

We are pleased to announce that acugis.com has been acquired by MapFig, Inc.

Firstly, we want to assure all clients that all packages and pricing will remain in place.

There will be no changes or alterations to your terms, services, conditions or fees.

The founders of MapFig, Inc are the original team that created AcuGIS in 2011 when it was launched by Enciva, LLC.

The acquisition will bring with it an array of tools and services for AcuGIS clients, as well as early access to new tools and services.

There will also be an increased emphasis on support, guides, articles and tutorials to assist clients in getting the most of their services.

In order to provide proper attention and focus to AcuGIS, MapFig, Inc will be open sourcing a number of it’s products to the GIS community.

Several new services, such as QGIS, DSpace, and VPS/VM services will also become available.

Finally, there will be an increased level of security we began to implement the previous week.

As a global provider, acugis.com will continue to adhere to the US/EU Safe Harbor and all other existing commitments.

MapFig, Ltd (our United Kingdom office), will also participate in and adhere to all existing commitments.

We look forward to providing all AcuGIS clients with the best possible support, tools, and services possible.

Please note that billing statements will appear as MapFig, Inc. If you have an existing subscription under Enciva LLC, you can continue the existing subscription if you wish to.

Please keep an eye on our announcements in the support Portal as well as on Twitter at https://twitter.com/acugis in the coming days for new tools and services!

We look forward to providing you with the best possible hosting experience.

If you have any immediate questions, concerns, or comments, please email us at hello@acugis.com or simply create a support ticket.

Regards,
MapFig, Inc
MapFig, Ltd