15 January 2013: Melbourne, Australia
VPAC Ltd, a recognized research service provider of advanced and high performance computing, is pleased to announce today that SuperMap, a leading global GIS software company, has appointed VPAC as its non-exclusive authorised distributor of SuperMap’s entire suite of GIS products in Australia, commencing the 4th of January, 2013.
SuperMap’s comprehensive product suite  includes:
- Service GIS - Development Platform for Customizing Web GIS Applications for Enterprise
- Component GIS - Platform for Customizing Desktop GIS Applications
- Desktop GIS - Professional and Ready-to-Use GIS Clients
- Mobile GIS - GIS specially Designed for Mobile Devices
VPAC and SuperMap can provide readily customised solutions for customer’s applications for Federal and Local Government, Utilities, Facilities Management, Telecommunications, Mining, Oil and Gas, Defence, Banking, Agriculture and Insurance.
VPAC has expertise in GIS compute infrastructure, modelling and simulation of spatial systems, 3D visualization and virtual modelling that can deliver high value, innovative IT solutions to enable management and analysis of large spatial datasets for better decision making.
Dr Thomas Ting, VPAC’s Business Manager commented on the appointment, “VPAC look forward to this collaboration with SuperMap and look forward to supplying and providing professional technical support for SuperMap’s suite of GIS products in the Australian market. SuperMap is a fast growing and dynamic company, with competitively priced products and an established international user base in the fastest growing region in the world – the Asia Pacific”.
“The appointment of VPAC is an important milestone for SuperMap to bring our GIS products to Oceania. To build up this collaboration, we look forward to expanding our working relationship with VPAC to bring GIS technology to where it is needed most.” Mr. Ni Li, General Manager of IBD, SuperMap.About VPAC Ltd
VPAC, founded in 2000, is a leading Australian Research Service Provider delivering consulting, training, and expert services in the application of Advanced Computing for research, technical, scientific, and informatics applications across academia, government, and industry. VPAC serves the greater Asia Pacific region through its skilled and professional staff, offering a broad range of Applications and Visualisation software, underpinned by in-house expertise across a broad range of disciplines such as Geospatial, Engineering, Embedded Systems, Health, Data Portals and High Performance Computing. VPAC has built its business on delivering high value, complete solutions that can assist its clients to gain a productivity advantage. To learn more, please visit www.vpac.org  .About SuperMap Software Co., Ltd
SuperMap was founded in 1997 by a group of GIS experts and researchers, dedicated to developing and providing the most innovative Geographic Information System (GIS) platform software for the worldwide customers. Through years of efforts, SuperMap has developed a series of innovative GIS products, including Desktop GIS, Service GIS, Component GIS and Mobile GIS, making SuperMap GIS known as one of the most complete GIS software platform. SuperMap GIS is best known for its high performance, ease-of-use, easy-of-integration, complete product line and high cost-effectiveness. SuperMap is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange of China (300036.SZ). To learn more, please visit www.supermap.com .
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Thomas Ting
110 Victoria Street,
Tel: +61 3 9925 4645
Asia Pacific Region
International Business Division
SuperMap Software Co., Ltd.
3/F Unit E, Building 201, No. A10, Jiuxianqiao North Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100015
Tel: +86 10 5989 6501