Pitney Bowes Software Launches MapInfo Professional v11.5

Upgrades offer more intuitive experience, enabling quicker operations with fewer mouse clicks

TROY, N.Y., September 12, 2012 - Pitney Bowes Software, a global leader in customer data, analytics, communication software and services, today announced the launch of MapInfo Professional 11.5, an enhanced version of the market-leading location intelligence product.

With MapInfo Professional v11.5, the creation and sharing of location intelligence is now considerably easier. Users can benefit from a more intuitive experience, quicker operations and the ability to mine insights with fewer mouse clicks, while improvements to the browser and legend windows improve usability and efficiency. In addition MapInfo Professional users can now easily publish maps to the Cloud, enabling them to share analysis with colleagues or customers using MapInfo Stratus, an integral part of the MapInfo Suite.

“The enhancements within MapInfo Professional v11.5 help us significantly,” said Mark Percival, Associate, David Lock Associates. “The new Legend Designer helps us to create professional maps in less time, while the improvements to the data Browser window have significantly improved the ease with which a number of tasks can be completed, in particular the filtering of data and using the results in a map. We are pleased that Pitney Bowes Software is paying attention to the input it receives from the many customers posting and voting for improvements in the Customer Ideas Portal.”

MapInfo Professional v11.5 provides the following key enhancements:

  • New Legend Designer
    Now users can easily create pleasing, easy-to-read legends with the new Legend Designer, including the ability to snap items to a grid
  • Enhanced Browser Window Usability
    A more intuitive browser window offers quick filtering and sorting for more insight with fewer clicks
  • MapInfo Manager Integration
    Ability to create a ‘single point of truth’- Nominated users can now edit metadata from their corporate data from within MapInfo Professional for up to date and accurate shared records
  • Multiple Monitor support
    Multiple monitors enable users to multitask more effectively and enhance productivity

Premium Services and out-of-the-box connectivity to MapInfo Manager’s data management capabilities enable users to opt for additional functionality – gaining access to the latest road tile data with the click of a button.

“The enhancements in this release have been specifically developed with our customers in mind,” said John O’Hara, President, Pitney Bowes Software. “We have taken on board their usability and business issues and have developed new functionality to provide working solutions which aid productivity and efficiency, such as the ability to perform sophisticated location based data analysis on an ad-hoc basis and to create custom desktop mapping applications.”

The MapInfo Professional® product line provides dynamic and flexible tools to combine location-based data sets with the ability to map and visualise location-based data. The result is actionable intelligence which can benefit organisations in a variety of ways: For example, improving operations (such as site location), improving marketing, understanding risk and strategic planning.

About Pitney Bowes Software

Pitney Bowes Software provides multi-channel solutions that leverage data to create relevant dialogue between organizations and their customers. These solutions enable lifetime customer relationships by integrating data management, location intelligence, sophisticated predictive analytics, rules-based decision making and cross-channel customer interaction management to increase the value of every customer communication while also delivering operational efficiencies.

Pitney Bowes Software is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), a customer communications management technology leader. For more information, please www.pb.com.