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ChinaRS and CloudEO Signed Cooperation Agreement: The New Global Force in the Geo Market

Munich / Tianjin 24 September 2014 – ChinaRS Geoinformatics Co., Ltd. (ChinaRS) is partnering with CloudEO AG the provider of a unique geo collaboration platform. Objective of this cooperation is the worldwide provision of complementary geo data, software and services on a pay-per-use or revenue sharing basis. On September 5th the cooperation agreement was signed in Tianjin, China.

Dr. Ren Fuhu, CEO of ChinaRS, and Deputy Director of the Cloud Computing Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences says “We would like to provide all those who work with geo data and software with an easy and affordable remote sensing cloud service platform. Our new cooperation with CloudEO is a great endorsement for our users as Chinese companies will be able to use the software and services provided by CloudEO partners on a pay-per-use basis.”

Dr. Manfred Krischke, CEO of CloudEO summarizes “ChinaRS and CloudEO had the same business idea at the same time more than 20,000 kilometers away from each other. This is a perfect fit. Together we will become the new global force in the geo data market.”

At the National Annual Remote Sensing Conference from 20th to 22nd of September RSChina launched its new online store RSCloudMart – CloudEO services included. And the next cooperation steps are already fixed. CloudEO will set up an own infrastructure in China supported by ChinaRS.

About CloudEO

CloudEO – the unique portal for all those who create, interpret and use geodata. CloudEO offers to its customers a secure and highly scalable geo infrastructure to develop, produce and market geo services. It brings data, software and processing power together within a private cloud service and a certified hosting environment. Within CloudEO’s geo collaboration platform content providers, software developers, service providers and geodata users become partners within one ecosystem providing affordable geo services for commercial applications.

About ChinaRS

ChinaRS was founded in 2007 by the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Tianjin Municipal Government to accelerate the transformation and industrialization of the technologies developed by RADI. The company is headquartered in Tianjin and has five subsidiaries respectively located in Tianjin City, Beijing City, and provinces of Guangdong, Jiangsu and Hebei.

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