Our customers

Organizations around the world are putting the power of Google Earth and Google Maps to work for them. But don't take our word for it — they've shared their success stories with us, and we think they tell the story best.

City of Charlotte

Government

“By switching to Google Maps, we also saved 60 percent in licensing cost compared with renewing the legacy solution.”

– Jeff Stovall, chief information officer, City of Charlotte

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Asylum

Real Estate

“Our customers particularly appreciate the ease of use, the graphics performance, and the universality of Google Earth”

– Christophe Bertrand, Asylum Chief Executive Officer

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Toyota Motor Europe

Retail

“Google Maps API Premier was definitely a good choice; it is very easy to use for basic functionality, and yet offers all the flexibility and features to implement complex and advanced functionality. It is highly customizable and it gives us full control on our solution.”

– Michaël Notté, IT project leader

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DHL

Technology

“Ultimately, Google Maps has allowed the company as a whole to meet and exceed its customer service levels. By improving the planning process, and allowing dispatchers to pick up on issues like traffic and courier breakdowns early, dispatchers can locate and assign the courier most suited to taking over the job.”

– Veena Bhatt, director of UK Same Day IT, DHL Express

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NET-A-PORTER

Retail

“The fact that the vast majority of our customers are already familiar with Google Maps has really helped spark interest in the feature and the site and the feedback we have received has been really positive.”

– James Christian, Head of Labs, NET-A-PORTER

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Check out how NET-A-PORTER uses Google Maps.

BlaBlaCar

Travel

“Performance and data quality are the greatest advantages of Google Maps For Business for us.”

– Frédéric Mazzella, BlablaCar Chief Executive Officer

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MHG Systems

Energy

“MHG Systems' core business is to develop advanced and user friendly tools for bioenergy and forestry businesses. We use Google Maps API as an important part of our ERP-system. When purchasing biomass, it's essential for energy companies, biofuel, biocoal and pellet facilities to know its quality, quantity, energy content and origin. Google Maps gives us fast and easy-to-use interface and the most detailed maps and high quality satellite images to use with our ERP-system. Using leading edge technology, MHG´s solution monitors the quality and characteristics of feedstock as part of an integrated end-to-end system for managing the biomass supply chain and procurement process.”

– Seppo Huurinainen - Managing Director for MHG Systems

Crate and Barrel

Retail

“Google Maps play a big role spurring success in our stores and catalog and improving the overall customer experience.”

– Dave Widmer - Senior Manager of Internet

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Check out how Crate and Barrel uses Google Maps.

UniCredit

Financial Services

“Flexibility, customization options and the global coverage of Google Maps are the main reasons why we chose Google technology.”

– Alessandro Appodio, Online Acquisition Specialist, Global Online & Mobile Banking di UniCredit

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Check out how UniCredit uses Google Maps.

TRACKER

Technology

“What really impressed us was the flexibility of the Google Maps API Premier, the high quality, crisp imaging and the constant improvements and additions from Google.”

– Daren White, Lead Developer

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ITmobile

Asset Tracking

“Google Maps API Premier provides us with all the information and functionality to continue innovating and leading the way in our field”

– Harald Treur, CEO, ITmobile

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Ipso Facto

Technology

“What we valued most was the quality of its geographical coverage, aerial photography, speed of display, and universal format.”

– Jean-Louis Alaux, assistant general manager, Ipso-Facto

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M2VDC

Government

“Google Maps API for Business proved a powerful solution for geographical coverage and information sharing.”

– Denis Bailleul, co-founder and general manager, M2VDC

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Apple

Retail

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Toys"R"Us

Retail

Check out how Toys"R"Us uses Google Maps.

Whole Foods Market

Retail

Check out how Whole Foods Market uses Google Maps.

Ace Hardware

Retail

Check out how Ace Hardware uses Google Maps.

Real Estate Australia

Real Estate

“With the mapping technology from Google, we're able to enhance the user experience, increase site stickiness, and improve the quality and accuracy of the data being displayed.”

– Simon Baker - CEO

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Check out how Real Estate Australia uses Google Maps.

eNeighborhoods

Real Estate

“We've been showing the Google Maps integration to the team at RE/MAX and to our MLS customers. In short, they love it.”

– Andy Woolley - VP for Business Development

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Check out how eNeighborhoods uses Google Maps.

Century 21 / Mainrhode

Real Estate

“We want to differentiate ourselves based on user experience. If you provide a better experience, people will come back again.”

– John Rowles - Managing Director

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Check out how Century 21 / Mainrhode uses Google Maps.

InterContinental Hotels Group

Travel

“We had a 35 percent increase in conversion rates for our United Kingdom and Denmark sites immediately after launching Google Maps.”

– Steve Sullivan - Manager of Web Reservations

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Check out how InterContinental Hotels Group uses Google Maps.

KPBS

Media & Entertainment

“The first thing that came to my mind was, what do people want to know? Where's the fire? How do we tell them that? On a map.”

– Leng Caloh - Senior Online Managing Editor

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CrimeReports.com

Government

“Google Maps has changed the way public agencies can do business – helping provide better citizen services in cost effective ways.”

– Christian Faulconer - COO

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Check out how CrimeReports.com uses Google Maps.

District of Columbia

Government

Check out how District of Columbia uses Google Maps.

Business.gov

Government

“We now make information available easily in an accessible manner.”

– Nancy Sternberg - Program Manager

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Check out how Business.gov uses Google Maps.

Cross Country Staffing

Other

“The Google Maps for Enterprise API is by far the most intuitive, flexible, and cost-efficient solution of its kind. ”

– John Chaffins - Senior Director of Product Development and User Experience

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GTX Corp

Asset Tracking

“It was very straightforward integrating Google Maps API Premier into our platform, and Google provided exceptional resources that made the process efficient and fast.”

– Eric Stalnaker - Director of Business Development

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Enkon

Asset Tracking

“We are very excited to partner with Google as we know that Google Maps are only going to get better, continue to evolve and be enhanced.”

– Cameron Kring - Director of Business Development

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Syncromatics

Asset Tracking

“Integrating with the API was a snap.”

– Josh Bigelow - President

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PortVision

Asset Tracking

“We adopted Google Maps because of its ease of use and functionality. [It] integrated into our product seamlessly.”

– Dean Rosenberg - CEO

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Trak-It

Asset Tracking

“With Google Maps we get an internet solution with the functionality of a desktop application.”

– Felix Shterenfeld - Development Manager

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Yelp

Other

“Yelp uses the Google Maps API on 70% of its pages — the first map took hours to develop, and now several innovative tools help millions of users search and contribute reviews of local businesses.”

Sundance Channel

Media & Entertainment

“Google offers a clean and flexible API, along with easy customization, which was the main attraction for us”

– Jeff Kunken - Director of Digital Media and Creative Development

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Check out how Sundance Channel uses Google Maps.

OneTravelSource.com

Travel

“It was easy to integrate. It was really straightforward. Based on what we had going, Google Maps was, by far, easier to integrate than our other choices.”

– Brent Scott - Software Developer

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Check out how OneTravelSource.com uses Google Maps.

NTM Technologies

Asset Tracking

“With Google Maps we can devote ourselves fully to expanding our innovative Tracking & Tracing solutions portfolio”

– Marco van der Hoorn, general manager, NTM Technologies

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myTaxi

Travel

“Google’s solution was the only service worth considering that met our requirements for good reach, an optimal API and future added value.”

– Niclaus Mewes, Founder, Intelligent Apps

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Praxedo

Technology

“Google Maps API provided a flexible, function-rich, ergonomic and highly intuitive solution”

– Jean de Brosisia, Praxedo founder

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Redfin

Real Estate

Check out how Redfin uses Google Maps.

NAPA Auto Parts

Automotive

Check out how NAPA Auto Parts uses Google Maps.

Peet's Coffee

Dining

Check out how Peet's Coffee uses Google Maps.

DSW

Retail

Check out how DSW uses Google Maps.

Tiffany & Co.

Retail

Check out how Tiffany & Co. uses Google Maps.

RCI

Travel

Check out how RCI uses Google Maps.

IKEA

Retail

Check out how IKEA uses Google Maps.

New York State Thruway

Government

Check out how New York State Thruway uses Google Maps.

Radio Shack

Retail

Check out how Radio Shack uses Google Maps.

Bank of the West

Financial Services

Check out how Bank of the West uses Google Maps.

Christopher & Banks

Retail

Check out how Christopher & Banks uses Google Maps.

T.G.I. Friday's

Dining

Check out how T.G.I. Friday's uses Google Maps.

Amtrak

Transportation

Check out how Amtrak uses Google Maps.

San Francisco Solar Map

Government

Check out how San Francisco Solar Map uses Google Maps.

Earth Knowledge

Media & Entertainment

Check out how Earth Knowledge uses Google Maps.

Rightmove

Real Estate

“We compared Google Maps against similar offerings, and Google won hands down. Not only did we feel that the actual maps were far more current but because use of Google Maps is already so widespread across the web we felt that our users would be far web we felt that our users would be far more familiar with using it.”

– Donal McBreen, Application Architect

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Clear Channel

Media & Entertainment

“Google Maps API Premier has an incomparable advantage – all of our users already understood how to use it from everyday use in the consumer world.”

– Gerhard Schrotter, International Project Manager

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Goodwill

Nonprofit

Check out how Goodwill uses Google Maps.

Ohio InSite

Government

Check out how Ohio InSite uses Google Maps.

Trek Bikes

Retail

Check out how Trek Bikes uses Google Maps.

Philips Electronics

Retail

Check out how Philips Electronics uses Google Maps.

Booking.com NV

Travel

Check out how Booking.com NV uses Google Maps.

Pacific Gas & Electric

Utilities

Check out how Pacific Gas & Electric uses Google Maps.

Public Storage

Other

Check out how Public Storage uses Google Maps.

Thomas Cook Northern Europe

Travel

Check out how Thomas Cook Northern Europe uses Google Maps.

Pulte Homes

Real Estate

Check out how Pulte Homes uses Google Maps.

Royal Bank of Canada

Financial Services

Check out how Royal Bank of Canada uses Google Maps.

Groupe Aeroplan

Other

Check out how Groupe Aeroplan uses Google Maps.

Taco Bueno

Dining

Check out how Taco Bueno uses Google Maps.

Equity Residential

Real Estate

Check out how Equity Residential uses Google Maps.

Qantas Airways

Travel

Check out how Qantas Airways uses Google Maps.

London - Borough of Hackney

Government

Check out how London - Borough of Hackney uses Google Maps.

Cantera Real Estate

Real Estate

Check out how Cantera Real Estate uses Google Maps.

HSBC

Financial Services

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Boston.com

Media & Entertainment

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New South Wales Government

Government

Check out how New South Wales Government uses Google Maps.

The AA

Automotive

“The dramatic increase in the number of visitors to the site, the time they now spend on the site and the number of routes downloaded is a clear indication of the benefits we have seen from implementing Google Maps API Premier.”

– Steve Wing - Manager of Mapping Services

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Aircell

Technology

“Google Earth Pro has been a critical tool at Aircell Engineering and Operations since the beginning of this project.”

– Yong Liu, Senior RF Engineer

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Merriman Associates/Architects (maa)

Architecture

“We used to have to purchase reports for a lot of the information we can now obtain right within Google Earth Pro. The data layers are genuinely game-changing for us.”

– John Carruth, Director, 3D Design, Merriman Associates/Architects, Inc.

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Consolidated Solar Technology Company

Technology

“Google Earth Pro and Google SketchUp Pro have become indispensable for us. They are the first tools we turn to in developing residential and commercial solar projects, and they’ve reinvented the way we do business. ”

– Kevin Bassalleck, Director of Commercial Project Development

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The Wetlandsbank Group

Other

“I probably would have had to start paying a consultant for geographical modeling and mapping, which would have cost many thousands of dollars. Google Earth Pro is my environmental consultant – I don’t know how I’d do my job without it. ”

– Seth Platt, Marketing Manager for The Wetlandsbank Group

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Clemson University

Government

“What sets Google Earth Enterprise apart from other geospatial visualization tools is its ease of use. It’s so simple that there’s virtually no training required among users.This includes emergency responders in the field, who need to respond to incidents versus thinking about how to use the technology.”

– David White, director of environmental informatics, Clemson Computing Information Technology (CCIT), Clemson University

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Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA)

Government

“It’s definitely easier to get your mind around everything that’s going on. Nearly everyone is familiar with Google Earth.”

– Captain Perry Sweat, AFWA

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Earth Knowledge

Technology

“Google’s 2D and 3D geospatial and mapping solutions let us assemble, display, evaluate, and share data in entirely new ways to create common ground between subject-matter experts and decision-makers. ”

– Frank D’Agnese, President

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The City and County of Washington, DC

Government

“When equipped with access to geospatial information, police officers, firefighters, intelligence analysts and others are empowered in hundreds of ways to do their jobs more effectively. ”

– Barney Krucoff , GIS Manager for the Washington D.C. office of the CTO

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Islington County Council

Government

“Training takes 5-10 minutes - perhaps 15 mins for an in-depth training. It's never really an issue because everyone is familiar with Google Earth.”

– Rotimi Ogunnubi - Technical Officer

Northern Territory Government

Government

“Google Earth has provided the framework to easily view data in a huge range of client applications”

– Phillip Rudd, Director of the NT Land Information Systems Program

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San Bernadino County

Government

“And it helps county workers to work smarter and creates better decision models. The old saying 'A picture's worth a thousand words' - is so true with Google Earth. You can zoom in and look at a house or property, the slope on a mountain where a fire has burned, or fly into the canyons and see how steep that terrain is and why a flood occurred. It's just amazing.”

– Mike Cohen, Information Services Application Development GIS Team Leader for San Bernadino County

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South Florida Water Management District

Government

“The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is a regional agency of the state of Florida, and is charged with managing and protecting water resources of the region by balancing and improving water quality, flood control, natural systems and water supply in 16 counties with a population of more than 7 million.”

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US Forest Service

Government

“For just the Forest Service owned and contracted aircraft, a 1/2 percent improvement in operational effectiveness saves us $875,000 per year”

– Robert Roth, AFF program manager with the Forest Service

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Virtual Alabama

Government

“Established on June 18, 2003 as the first state cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security, the Alabama Department of Homeland Security (ALDHS) coordinates with federal, state, local and private sector officials to collect and analyze information regarding terrorist threats and activities, to protect lives and safeguard property.”

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Dell

Technology

“Dell is pleased to take advantage of the new features of Google Earth Enterprise Version 3.0 for both marketing and customer support. By visualizing global website traffic at www.dell.com in Google Earth, we are building a stronger sense of community with our internal and external partners through awareness and better visibility around traffic trends and patterns.

In addition, our global Enterprise Command Center gains a global view of customer activity at a glance, ensuring optimum responsiveness for customers with Enterprise Silver, Gold and Platinum Plus support. Google Earth gives us the intuitive yet powerful interface to critical business information that we need to manage effectively in today's fast paced business environment.”– Jamie Wills, vice president of sales and marketing systems for Dell

SBB Railways

Travel

“The rapid, fluid way in which Google Earth Enterprise generates and visualizes even complex objects and maps is absolutely thrilling.”

– Kurt Metzger, Project Manager within the Operating Infrastructure Team at SBB Telecom

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GeoAge

Technology

“High-performance visualization with Google Earth complementing GeoAge solutions has dramatically improved management processes in field marketing research, emergency response, forestry, civil engineering, and education.”

– Jeff Arnold, president of GeoAge

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Statoil Hydro

Energy

“With Google Earth's intuitive 3D geo-browsing experience, researchers can visualize data more effectively, allowing us to explore areas of interest more efficiently than ever. Deployed in our Research Centre in Bergen, Norway, the Google Earth Enterprise system is used to synthesize large quantities of global data including high resolution imagery and terrain models and dozens of vector layers that are relevant to Hydro's interests. It's an eye opening experience to see years of accumulated geological and geophysical data appear with just a few clicks.”

– Ole Martinsen, Head of Exploration Research

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Statoil Hydro - recent innovations

Energy

“Google Earth Enterprise has given us new capabilities that have made a real difference to the way we work, making us more productive and more efficient as a business. We’ve been really impressed with the range of ways we can use its power to address different challenges, and the ease with which this can be done. Even having used it for so many years, we still get excited exploring new ideas and ways in which it can help us innovate and problem solve. ”

– Allison Kennedy Thurmond, Ph.D. Leader, Global Basin Analysis, TNE RD EXP GBA, Statoil ASA

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