Kartoza (and its forerunners Linfiniti and Afrispatial) has been delivering projects using open source GIS since 2008. We rely on QGIS and other high-quality GIS packages for our consultancy services. We call on our experience to provide the assurance that there’s always someone to call for help should you need it.
Kartoza is the first organisation to our knowledge to provide QGIS and other FOSS GIS commercial support for businesses and individuals across South Africa and the rest of Africa. Our support team has a mix of friendly first- and second-line support staff to ensure an efficient response to support queries.
If you’re an existing support customer, simply use one of the methods below to create a support request and we’ll help you as quickly as we can.
We provide a number of commercial support options suitable for individuals, small & medium offices and larger organisations. Take a look through our packages and see which best matches your requirements.
Signing up is easy - simply choose one of our packages and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can be ready-to-go in as little as 15 minutes.
The main features of our support options are highlighted below. For detailed Service Level Agreements (SLAs), please contact us.
Personal Small Office Large Office The Works
|Personal||Small Office||Large Office||The Works|
|Annual Costs in GBP Region 1||£95||£495||£1995||£8995|
|Annual Costs in ZAR Region 2||R1000||R5000||R20 000||R90 000|
|Suitable for||A Single User||Up to 10 Users||Up to 40 Users||More than 40 Users|
|Maximum Support Hours||3||10||40||180|
|Response Time (Working Hours)||8||4||4||2|
|Guidance on Installation & Upgrades||-||Yes||yes||Yes|
|Guidance on Data Management||-||-||Yes||Yes|
|Consultancy Days Included||-||-||1||3|
|Training Days included||-||-||-||3|
|Additional Support Hours||Region 1 £49/h (excl VAT)||Region 2 R495/h (excl VAT)|
* Subject to fair-use policy
We’ll look carefully at your day-to-day GIS operations and make recommendations of how to best manage your spatial data.
Some support options feature a number of inclusive GIS consultancy days. Consultancy days can be used for anything from setting up an efficient infrastructure to house your spatial data to developing QGIS plugins.
On-site support ensures that if an issue cannot be resolved efficiently by email or phone, a member of our support team will make an on-site call to address the issue in person.
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