ArcGIS Online - Complete and Cloud-based Mapping Platform
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The Mapping Platform for Your Organization. Create interactive maps and apps and share them with the rest of your organization. Be productive right away with ready-to-use content, apps, and templates available for the web, smartphones, and tablets.
The software is ready to use with nothing to install or setup. It's software delivered as a service, giving you and your team intuitive tools to create and publish maps and apps on demand. You stay in control of your data, and empower everyone with easy-to-use maps on the web.
Effortlessly share your maps on blogs, web pages, and web applications, or to Facebook and Twitter.
Apps for Smartphones and Tablets gives you and your organization access to your maps wherever you are, at any time. Or simply use the browser on your mobile device to discover content, collect and report data, and perform GIS analysis. All with no additional work.
Access a rich collection of basemaps, demographic maps, image services, and data. These maps are a great foundation for your work and are created from authoritative content from commercial data providers and the GIS user communities around the world.
ArcGIS Online gives you an easy-to-use and intuitive workspace for collaborating with others in your organization. Users can create groups and invite others to work together on projects of common interest. Groups can be either private or public, and group members can share maps, data, and other content with each other efficiently and quickly.
Turn your data into useful information by creating content-rich intelligent maps that tell your story. Add your data, create mashups with maps and data shared by other users. Add pop-ups to your map to highlight information including, photos or links to web pages.
Be productive right away with these apps included with ArcGIS Online. Create a common operating picture to monitor events and activities using Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS. Collect information in the field and integrate the results with your GIS using Collector for ArcGIS. Make maps directly in Excel with Esri Maps for Office.
Turn your data into web-enabled services your whole organization can use. Publish your data as feature services directly from within ArcGIS Online, or as tiled map services using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. Your published services are hosted in Esri's secure cloud and you maintain all ownership and rights. You can keep your data private within your organization or share it publically for others to use.
Control who can access your data and maps [PDF]. Multiple layers of security protect your information from unauthorized access. We constantly monitor and improve our application, systems, and processes to meet the dynamic challenges of security.
With ArcGIS APIs and SDKs developers can create web and mobile applications that include sharing and collaboration tools