XeDAR Corp., IDV Solutions partner to serve defense market

DENVER, 10 Jan. 2009. XeDAR Corp., a provider of homeland security and defense consulting and IT management-and-security services to the Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, national intelligence agencies, and the U.S. military, and IDV Solutions of Lansing, Mich., entered into strategic agreement to build a software solution specifically for the U.S. Defense and Intelligence communities.

Jan 10th, 2009

DENVER, 10 Jan. 2009. XeDAR Corp., a provider of homeland security and defense consulting and IT management-and-security services to the Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, national intelligence agencies, and the U.S. military, and IDV Solutions of Lansing, Mich., entered into strategic agreement to build a software solution specifically for the U.S. Defense and Intelligence communities.

The software solution, using IDV's Visual Fusion Suite, will integrate the customers' proprietary data (concerning national security, land development, natural resources, and so on) with existing Internet and Web services and shareable workgroup files.

The end result will include Web-based applications and a mobile application, enabling users who require a visual representation of data a user-friendly, secure, and accessible way to manage and analyze their data. Users can share data and work with it collaboratively in real time, and find new ways to analyze data, to be more efficient decision-makers.

The collaboration translates to a competitive advantage for XeDAR in the form of a powerful new tool for existing Defense and Homeland Security customers, as well as energy and natural resource customers, says a representative.

Charles Killpack, CEO of XeDAR's Geospatial Division, says: "We believe that visual representation of data is the critical component in providing useful and reliable operational analyses to our customers. IDV provides the platform required to build these practical analyses."

The solution should prove valuable to American Defense and Homeland Security. "These areas demand that critical information be available on multiple platforms including mobile devices such as cell phone and PDAs," says Hugh Williamson, CEO of XeDAR. "We can now deliver infrastructure data and imagery to the defense community, to provide critical data in a flexible and user-friendly manner. Our relationship with IDV Solutions is one we expect to be mutually successful."

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