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ESRI was founded as Environmental Systems Research Institute in 1969 as a privately held consulting firm that specialized in land use analysis projects. The worldwide headquarters of ESRI are anchored in a multicampus environment in Redlands, California.


In April 2001, ESRI began shipping ArcGIS 8.1. In May 2004, ESRI released ArcGIS 9, the next generation of its integrated software products for building a complete GIS.

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Archived News Stories

01/07/2014 - Esri's location platform brings the power of place to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Read More.

07/11/2013 - Organizations Worldwide recognized for exceptional geospatial applications at Esri UC. Read More.

01/22/2013 - Wendy's deploys Esri Business Analyst for site selection and predictive modeling. Read More.

07/23/2012 - Esri and Microsoft to provide online maps and applications during disasters. Read More.

10/14/2011 - Esri and IBM Netezza to deliver high-speed geospatial analytics. Read More.

10/13/2009 - ESRI Health GIS Conference participants presented solutions for improving human health and well-being. Read More.

08/14/2009 - New version of ArcGIS Explorer now available. Read More.

11/14/2006 - ESRI announces ArcGIS 9.2 is now shipping. Read More.

09/21/2006 - ESRI Health GIS conference to connect health professionals, Denver, CO, October 23-26, 2006. Read More.

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