Texas DIR-CPO-4500.

GIS Software (QAQC and professional GIS consulting services)

NOTE: The Sanborn Map Company Inc (Sanborn) acquired Applied Geographics Inc (AppGeo) on September 12, 2022. Sanborn is now the vendor for this contract. References to Applied Geographics and AppGeo have been replaced with The Sanborn Map Company and Sanborn respectively. Customers can contract for the same range of services and expertise.

State of Texas: Department of Information Resources DIR: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Hardware, Software and Services DIR-CPO-4500

The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. (Sanborn) is now a part of the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Contract for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Hardware, Software and Services – Contract DIR-CPO-4500, and welcomes the opportunity to serve all levels of government. We have been approved in three technology categories (scroll down for further details): Application Maintenance and Support, Technology Upgrade/Migration and Transformation, and Information Technology Assessments and Planning.

Texas Department of Information Resources

Please contact us to explore how we can provide beneficial state-of-the-art GIS software consulting services for you.

Contact Us/How To Order:

For product information or for GIS Products and Related Services pricing (these will be listed in DIR Contract Number: DIR-CPO-4500 Appendix C, Pricing Index under the Header titled, “GIS Products and Related Services), contact Sanborn’s Contact:

Matt Hiland, Technical Sales


33 Broad Street, Fourth Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 447-2400

Pricing information is available: DIR-CPO-4500 Price Sheet 10.20.2020

For all procurements made through this contract, generate a purchase order made payable to sanborn and reference Contract Number DIR-CPO-4500 on your purchase order.


Upon issuance of a purchase order to Sanborn, Sanborn will work with the customer to fulfill the order.

Warranty and Return Policies:

WMS/WMTS Appliance is warrantied for 90 days after installation.

Imagery Product and Services:

Orthoimagery Data Products – Sanborn works Hexagon to make available a variety of high resolution imagery data products through its Imagery Content Program. Sanborn provides support for specification and terms of service, imagery provisioning in the cloud, and optimized storage, as well as its own high-performance imagery streaming service technology, Giza, which can be purchased through this contract.  More on the Hexagon Imagery Content Program.

WMS/WMTS Imagery Server – Sanborn developed its own high performance imagery tile server. The Sanborn solution called “Giza” brings a new level of capability for our customers through scalable cloud based platform. Giza has robust administrative  tools to manage user access and source content files. In addition, Giza uses Google’s BigQuery to log every transaction which allows the Administrators to see how much data is being used and the geographic location of the tiles being accessed. This creates a new level of real-time insight into the utilization and coverage of data source investments. Sanborn has perfected the performance of streaming and also offers administrative controls and data usage monitoring. These features make Giza the best choice for managing an imagery program for highest utility and cost effectiveness.  More on Giza here.

Customized Geospatial Services:

GIS Data Advisory Services – Sanborn is a leader in geospatial IT data strategy and consulting services.  Our service offerings complement data and solution sales, and assist customers with creating, integrating, and management of data at scale.

Geospatial Technology Planning and Implementation – Sanborn is a recognized leader in assisting departments, agencies, local, regional, state and federal organizations with GIS technology strategic planning. These services include navigating and planning the organizational changes that enhance the value of the investment in GIS. We help customers set goals, define strategic objectives, analyze alternatives, propose organizational structure, create technology roadmaps, complete RIO studies, and develop detailed implementation plans tailored to customer circumstances.

Geospatial Software Applications Development – One of our core capabilities is applications development. We have been early adopters of broader web standard approaches and frameworks specializing in javascript and node.js. Our services include working within the Esri product set as well as identifying solutions that can integrate other mapping technology, including Google, HERE, MapBox, MapLarge, and Open Source. This is especially important when mission-critical high performance applications must be developed and provide unparalleled reliability and responsiveness.

Geospatial Data Quality Management – QA/QC – Sanborn regularly manages large data conversion and data specification review projects. This foundational work is fundamental to assuring the integrity and trustworthiness of data is designed into the production, analysis and publishing processes

Other GIS Products:

Online Mapping Hub for Local Government – Sanborn has built a platform for local government that brings together authoratative data with maps to organize and present data for use by staff and the public, contractors and local businesses, visitors and residents. MapGeo is easy to use and provides a spatial data and mapping hub that connects everything. More on MapGeo here.

Contract Pricing (Contact Sanborn for a quote):

For More Information:

Please visit the DIR Cooperative Contracts Program overview page for more information.

The DIR-CPO-4500 contract can be accessed here.