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December 20th, 2008
Trimble Acquires KOREC Software Assets

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PR – Trimble
announced today it has acquired the FastMap and
GeoSite software assets from KOREC, a privately-held Trimble
distributor serving the United Kingdom and Ireland. The acquisition,
which includes software development, professional services and
business development teams, will allow Trimble to expand its Mapping
and Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions to provide
optimized software and professional services in Europe, Africa and
the Middle East. Financial terms were not disclosed.

FastMap
is an integrated field-based software suite for GIS data collection,
maintenance, and use that supports all Ordnance Survey digital data
sources as well as data from any GIS system that conforms to OpenGIS®
standards. The suite
includes modules for mobile data capture and data maintenance,
workforce management, asset management, and map production.

The
GeoSite product provides a complete solution for land surveyors and
construction professionals for
managing a full range of field to office functions such as processing
data, editing CAD files, conducting volume analysis, and plotting
production operations, all in a single software package. The
acquired professional services group delivers customized solutions
for various industries throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland
including utilities, government, transportation and environmental
management.

“The
FastMap and GeoSite software will enable Trimble to provide a
complete and compelling solution to our enterprise customers in the
United Kingdom and Ireland,” said Peter Large, general
manager of Trimble’s Mapping and GIS Division.
“In addition, the software and professional services team will
enable us to provide custom solutions to key enterprise customers in
the utilities, transportation and government sectors in Europe,
Africa and the Middle East.”

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