Helyx wins contract to supply specialised Geo Servers to HQ Army

A contract via our partners SBL Ltd has facilitated the purchase of a batch of dedicated servers specifically designed and manufactured for managing and disseminating geospatial information and data layers. The servers are to be installed at several MOD sites around the UK.

Helyx expertise stems from the development of the DataMan geographic system initiated by the UK Ministry of Defence’s Joint Aeronautical and Geospatial Organisation, This has been recognised as one of MOD’s top five programmes and innovations in the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance community.

The HelyxGIServers are a range of turnkey solutions designed with our proven expertise in System Engineering, GIS and Information Exploitation that enable the seamless and rapid integration of advanced GI capabilities into your existing infrastructure.

Designed to meet many business needs, from the simple provision of mapping services to support of product development, situational awareness and understanding, to more demanding and complex server-based geo-processing functionality, there is a HelyxGIServer Model suitable for your needs.

The HelyxGIServer solutions combine VMware, Microsoft and Esri technologies to deliver a robust and reliable platform using techniques that have been proven in use with a range of military and commercial organisations worldwide. The platforms are capable of providing mapping and feature services in a range of formats including Esri, OGC WMS and WFS in addition to KML/KMZ to support client applications such as Esri ArcGIS, FalconView, NATO’s Integrated Command & Control (ICC),

JADOCS, Google Earth and ArcGIS Explorer. HelyxGIServer can be configured to allow the direct management of data and services through Esri ArcGIS Desktop.

There are four models of the HelyxGIServer each offering different levels of geospatial capability. As standard HelyxGIServer solutions are provided as rack-mountable servers ready to be integrated into your existing rack infrastructure:


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