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Space Technology Company Selects Intergraph® to Manage Big Data

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — OHB Group, Germany’s major space system company, has selected Intergraph® to provide long-term storage and cataloging of earth observation data as part of a satellite system.

Utilizing Hexagon Geospatial’s server architecture, including ERDAS APOLLO, Intergraph’s solution will provide services for management, retrieval and ingestion of the data. In addition to long-term storage of processed images, the archive will also store raw image data and provide a catalogue of all filed data for investigation or research purposes.

Solution to support satellite-based radar reconnaissance system.

“Intergraph offered the most robust solution to meet our need for archiving multiple petabytes of data and offering 24×7 availability for a continuous feed,” said Maik Plenter, head of procurement, OHB System AG.

OHB is specialized in low-orbit and geostationary small satellites for navigation, communications, Earth observation and scientific research, as well as reconnaissance satellites and instruments for broadband wireless transmission of reconnaissance image data for greater security and reconnaissance.

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