Innovative methods of data collection and generation are now trending across industries. Some of these include technologies with regard to geographic information systems (GIS) including Smallsat, Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), and real-time spatiotemporal data. All these technologies are transforming the process of data collection effectively and efficiently.
‘Global Cloud GIS Market 2018-2022’ is a report drafted by researchandmarkets.com with an extensive analysis of the market along with insights from industry experts. According to this report, the global cloud GIS market is estimated to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.2 percent during the period from 2018 to 2022. Cloud GIS is a future generation on-demand GIS technology that leverages a virtualized framework in a scalable and flexible environment. It is an upgraded version of the traditional GIS platform and offers a wide range of services to users around the world.
The report also states that the popularity of cloud GIS is growing because the need for convenient access to data has been continuously increasing and cloud GIS facilitates this easy access to data. In addition, the GIS based on the cloud also offers information about a location in an enhanced manner. Furthermore, the report addresses the challenge of tackling security threats in the market. The major concern faced by the users of cloud-based GIS is data protection. Users implement various methods in order to secure their data, including strong passwords and a biometric authorization. Data breach and loss of data constitute the other prime issues these users face.