ArcGIS is an open, interoperable system that drives efficiency and innovation.
ArcGIS enables our users to integrate more easily within their specific IT contexts to leverage the power of location and data from virtually any source. Whether you're a large enterprise systems integrator, a developer looking to build your own apps, or a user who wants to share information and collaborate with others, we support multiple pathways to get your work done. Esri's open vision supports users around the globe in their work with geospatial data, connecting people with the data and information they need to complete their mission.
Committed to open standards, ArcGIS supports more than 100 different standards and many independent standards organisations.
Hear about Esri's multifaceted open vision strategy, direct from Esri President Jack Dangermond and Satish Sankaran, product manager in charge of Esri's open platform strategy