ArcGIS Server

Complete and Integrated Server-Based GIS

Overview

ArcGIS Server makes it easy for organizations to share mapping services and applications across the Web.

With ArcGIS Server, you can

  • Connect more people with the information they need to make better decisions.
  • Publish fast, intuitive Web mapping applications and services tailored to your audience.
  • Simplify access to your services, data, and imagery.

ArcGIS Server supports desktop, Web-based, and mobile workflows. It helps you protect and manage your mapping information, and it provides a scalable platform that satisfies everything from the simplest to the most complex Web mapping requirements.

Key Features

Depending on what features you need, you can choose from among three editions of ArcGIS Server (Advanced, Standard, and Basic).

Advanced

Standard

Basic

Data Management
Provides geodata services for data extraction, replication, and synchronization, as well as a framework and tools for managing large spatial datasets in an RDBMS such as IBM DB2, IBM Informix, Oracle, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL.

Y

Y

Y

GIS Web Services
Supports Web services including map, image, globe, locator, geoprocessing, KML, WMS, WCS, WFS, and WFS-T (REST and SOAP access are included with all editions.)

Y

Y

Mapping
Includes tools for creating rich browser-based Web mapping applications

Y

Y

Spatial Analysis
Supports server-based analysis and geoprocessing, including vector, raster, 3D, and network analytics as well as models, scripts, and tools

Y

Y

Publishing to Clients
Supports a broad range of clients including ArcGIS DesktopArcGIS ExplorerArcGIS for AutoCAD, and browser-based applications

Y

Y

Image Management
Supports a complete image management system for delivering large quantities of imagery that can be consumed in desktop, mobile, Web, and imagery clients

Y

Y

Web Mapping Application
Provides an out-of-the-box, configurable mapping application with tools for map navigation, identifying features, measuring distances, finding addresses, and querying and searching attributes

Y

Y

Application Developer Tools
Includes Application Development Frameworks (ADFs) for .NET and Javaand Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for JavaScriptFlex, andMicrosoft Silverlight/WPF

Y

Y

Spatial Web Editing
Supports spatial editing tasks for applications, such as adding, modifying and deleting map features like points, lines, and polygons

Y

Y

Advanced Spatial Analysis
3D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, Network Analyst, and Spatial Analyst extensions included at no extra cost

Y

Mobile GIS Application
Provides an out-of-the-box, configurable mobile application that allows mobile workforces to dynamically query and update server data remotely—is administered from ArcGIS Server, is integrated with GPS, and fits seamlessly into the enterprise IT environment

Y

Mobile Application Developer Tools
Provides tools to manage and deploy custom applications for use on mobile devices including a software developer kit (SDK) (Mobile applications can be deployed on Windows CE or Windows Mobile devices with the .NET Compact Framework and Windows XP or Vista PCs with .NET Framework.)

Y

GIS for Everyone

ArcGIS for Server improves the way your business works by bringing the power of GIS into the hands of everyone in your organization, enabling better decision making.


Make GIS Available Everywhere

Make GIS Available Everywhere

Web GIS implemented with ArcGIS for Server allows maps and geographic information to be accessed anywhere, anytime, on any device. This includes web browsers, smart phones and tablets, and desktop applications.

Learn more about Web GIS.


Keep Your GIS under Your Complete Control

Keep Your GIS under Your Complete Control

Stay in control of all aspects of how the GIS platform is deployed in your own IT infrastructure. ArcGIS for Server is designed to support your organization’s specific hardware and security requirements and gives you control over how your GIS platform is deployed, maintained, secured, and used.


Make It Simple for Your Users to Get the Information They Need

Make It Simple for Your Users to Get the Information They Need

The geographic information that you make available using ArcGIS for Server can be accessed via a variety of ready-to-use apps and templates. You can configure simple, focused user experiences so people can get their jobs done quickly and institutively.