Date Added: Jan 2010
Technological advancements, easy access to the Internet and the necessity for map publishing and information sharing have made WebGIS a mandatory tool for many organizations today. Commercial and off the shelf GIS solutions have driven and kept pace with the rapid changes that are happening in the "Web World". Unfortunately as web technology improves so does the cost of commercially available WebGIS solutions and hence the implementation of these technology has become more of a desire than a reality for Indian clients. With the advent and awareness of free and feature rich Open Source solutions, Indian clients now have the option to not only evaluate Open Source solutions but also implement.