• ArcGIS for Server

Enable ArcGIS within Your Infrastructure

ArcGIS for Server improves the way your business works by bringing the power of GIS into the hands of everyone in your organization, enabling better decision making.


Make GIS Available Everywhere

Web GIS implemented with ArcGIS for Server allows maps and geographic information to be accessed anywhere, anytime, on any device. This includes web browsers, smartphones, tablets, and desktop applications.

Learn more about Web GIS.


Keep Your GIS under Your Complete Control

Stay in control of all aspects of how the GIS platform is deployed in your own IT infrastructure. ArcGIS for Server is designed to support your organization's specific hardware and security requirements and gives you control over how your GIS platform is deployed, maintained, secured, and used.


Make It Simple for Your Users to Get the Information They Need

The geographic information that you make available using ArcGIS for Server can be accessed via a variety of ready-to-use apps and templates. You can configure simple, focused user experiences so people can get their jobs done quickly and intuitively.


Extend the Reach of GIS Capabilities Using Client Apps

ArcGIS for Server includes a range of client apps that do everything from providing a dashboard summarizing critical business information to bringing maps into mainstream business intelligence software and helping field crews collect data. Client apps include

Centrally Manage Your GIS Assets

ArcGIS for Server provides you with a mapcentric content management system that helps you access, search, and discover your GIS assets. It includes an integrated map viewer, mapmaking tools, and application templates to quickly and easily create and deploy web applications.

Explore Ready-to-Use Maps

Power Your Enterprise GIS with Web Services

ArcGIS for Server and its extensions can expose the complete range of ArcGIS functionality to the rest of your organization. Create and manage web services for mapping, geocoding, GIS analysis, web editing, network analysis, database access, and geodata management.

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Support for Real-time GIS

Connect with virtually any type of streaming data feed and automatically alert personnel when specified conditions occur—all in real time. ArcGIS for Server (with the ArcGIS GeoEvent Extension for Server) enables you to connect to any sensor such as GPS, mobile, and social media. You can process and filter real-time data, making it possible to monitor assets, update maps and data, and send notifications via e-mail, text, or instant messages.

Learn More about Analytics

Share Imagery

ArcGIS for Server enables you to publish and share imagery data. ArcGIS Image Extension for Server enhances the capabilities of ArcGIS for Server to manage, produce, and exploit large numbers of imagery and rasters.

Learn More about Administering ArcGIS

ArcGIS Marketplace

ArcGIS for Server works with spatial data stored in relational database management systems such as

  • IBM DB2 and IBM Informix Dynamic Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server Express, and Microsoft SQL Azure
  • Netezza
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
ArcGIS for Server also includes the geodatabase, the common data storage and management framework for ArcGIS. Use the multiuser geodatabase to apply sophisticated rules and relationships; define data models such as topologies, geometric networks, and network datasets; maintain data integrity; and enable multiuser editing.


Browse the ArcGIS Marketplace

ArcGIS Solutions

ArcGIS for Server fits your IT infrastructure and security requirements. It supports all deployment types: on-premises, cloud, virtual, or hybrid. You can add ArcGIS Online to your deployment or use ArcGIS for Server independently. ArcGIS for Server supports Windows Active Directory, LDAP, and PKI security. Plus it scales to increase capacity or accommodate demand.

Integrate with Existing IT Infrastructure

ArcGIS for Server fits your IT infrastructure and security requirements. It supports all deployment types: on-premises, cloud, virtual, or hybrid. You can add ArcGIS Online to your deployment or use ArcGIS for Server independently. ArcGIS for Server supports Windows Active Directory, LDAP, and PKI security. Plus it scales to increase capacity or accommodate demand.


You can add more capabilities, including advanced geoprocessing and imagery management, with ArcGIS for Server extensions.


* Windows only

In addition, ArcGIS for INSPIRE includes an ArcGIS for Server extension that delivers INSPIRE-compliant view and download services.


With ArcGIS for Server you can have GIS working across your enterprise. ArcGIS for Server will fit nicely with your organization's policies and procedures for maintaining security and data integrity. You can deploy ArcGIS for Server on-premises and in the cloud.

System Requirements

ArcGIS for Server is 64-bit software that runs on both Linux and Windows.

Deployment Options

ArcGIS for Server is designed to be scalable; it can accommodate both small and large deployments. Many organizations implement more than one ArcGIS Server site to meet different capacity and availability requirements. Others blend on-premises and cloud deployments to achieve maximum efficiency and operational cost savings.

Single-machine configurations - a good place to start with your ArcGIS for Server deployment planning is to look at the most basic configurations.

Multiple-machine configurations - if you are planning a production/staging/development environment, anticipate heavy loads, or need to support different customers or offices, take a look at configuring multiple-machine sites.

Deploying ArcGIS for Server on cloud platforms - Esri provides ready-to-use virtual machines on two popular cloud platforms.

Support for ArcGIS Deployment

Esri provides support to help you deploy ArcGIS for Server yourself, have Esri professionals assist you with your implementation, or we can deploy and host everything for you.

Deploy ArcGIS for Server Yourself – Esri has a comprehensive set of self-service resources and support services to help you deploy ArcGIS for Server and to get started using it quickly.

  • Training – we offer everything from free web courses to instructor-led online classes to training plans tailored to your organization.
  • Documentation – detailed online help and self-service tutorials to help you get started fast, take advantage of ArcGIS features and workflows, and administer your ArcGIS software.
  • Standard Support Services - unlimited phone support, as well as vast online resources, such as product documentation, the Esri Knowledge Base, Web-based help, user forums and the Customer Care Portal.
  • Premium Support Services – in addition to Standard Support features, you get Technical Account Manager as the designated single point of contact, prioritized incident management with a 1-hour response time and 24/7/365 support availability, plus proactive reviews and information sharing with Esri staff.

Let us help you deploy ArcGIS for Server – since 1969, Esri has provided consulting services focused on applying a geographic approach to customer challenges. Services include

Let us take care of everything for you – get ready-use-instances of ArcGIS running in the cloud, including infrastructure, software, deployment and testing, data management, and 24/7 support and monitoring. Learn more about Esri Managed Cloud Services.


We offer a variety of licensing options that can be tailored to your business needs with flexible deployment choices, including on-premises, in cloud infrastructures, and hosted by Esri.




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