Galigeo invests in geoXtend GmbH to expand in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Galigeo invests in geoXtend GmbH to expand in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

  PR Newswire

  FRANKFURT, Germany, PARIS and NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013

FRANKFURT, Germany,PARISand NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Galigeo
acquired a majority stake in geoXtend GmbH of Limburg to address the growing
Location Intelligence (LI) and Analytics (LA) markets in Germany, Austria and
Switzerland. With Galigeo, geoXtend will improve its focus on proposing
state-of-the-art LI/LA software and services to fortune 500 companies.

Michael Arthen, geoXtend's Founder and Managing Director says: " In addition
to our already existing Technology and Services offering, we can now deliver
modern Location Intelligence solutions based on the Galigeo platform to
companies looking to leverage their investments in Business Intelligence (BI)
and CRM . Location Intelligence adds the spatial dimension to standard BI and
CRM systems to solve optimization, analysis, prediction and reporting problems
. Galigeo chose geoXtend to develop in German speaking countries because we
are specialized in LI, have a team of GIS and Business Intelligence experts
and experience to succeed in delivering solutions in geomarketing, Sales force
and territory management, law enforcement, compliance and life-sciences."

While all major business sectors can benefit, geoXtend will focus on companies
in retail, consumer goods, telco, energy, life-sciences, manufacturing,
government and homeland security.

With its consulting services, geoXtend guides its clients through complex
technical, organizational and integration alternatives, including how to:

  *Implement spatial and geomarketing capabilities from a distributed
    database environment, such as BI (SAP-Business Objects, IBM-Cognos,
    MicroStrategy, etc.) and CRM ( systems.
  *Geocode, enrich and exploit heterogeneous data from any Data Source (i.e.
    Data Warehouse, Data Marts) and provide Customers with more customer and
    market insight, visualizing and analyze the outcome and developing
    actionable recommendations.
  *Optimize the deployment of a large sales force; obtain an insightful
    understanding of clients across geographies and the corresponding impact
    on the enterprise's profitability.

geoXtendworks with the major technical platforms, Business Intelligence, CRM
and location data providers in the market.

About Galigeo Galigeo provides innovative location intelligence solutions for
superior business analytics. Galigeo software connects directly to enterprise
applications, maps large-scale datasets and applies spatial processing to
enhance data visualization, reporting and predictive analytics. Our solutions
are focused on improving business outcomes. Galigeo customers use the solution
to improve Sales Territory Management, Trade Areas Analysis and Resource
Allocation, among the many other use cases. Galigeo is trusted by some of the
world's largest companies and governmental organizations.

Contact: Michael Arthen, Geschaftsfuhrer, geoXtend GmbH, Buro:
+49(0)6431/4079000,; Christian Tapia-Stocker, CEO,
Galigeo SAS, Office: +33-1-44-06-79-44,; Patrick Hayes,
Managing Director, Galigeo Inc, Office: +1-646-375-2149,
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