Space Technology Company Selects Intergraph to Manage Big Data

by | Oct 7, 2014

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 7, 2014 “ OHB Group, Germany's major space system company, has selected Intergraph® to provide long-term storage and cataloging of earth observation data as part of a satellite system. Utilizing Hexagon's geospatial server architecture, including ERDAS Apollo, Intergraph's solution will provide services for management, retrieval and ingestion of the data. In addition to long-term storage of processed images, the archive will also store raw image data and provide a catalogue of all filed data for investigation or research purposes.

Intergraph offered the most robust solution to meet our need for archiving multiple petabytes of data and offering 24×7 availability for a continuous feed, said Maik Plenter, head of procurement, OHB System AG.

OHB is specialized in low-orbit and geostationary small satellites for navigation, communications, Earth observation and scientific research, as well as reconnaissance satellites and instruments for broadband wireless transmission of reconnaissance image data for greater security and reconnaissance.

About OHB AG

Domiciled in Bremen, OHB AG (ISIN: DE0005936124, Prime Standard) is Germany's first listed aerospace and technology company. Two business units offer international customers sophisticated solutions and systems. With over 30 years of experience in high technology together with its integrated skills in the areas of space technology and telematics, the Group is ideally positioned as one of the leading independent forces in the European aerospace and aeronautics industry. Total consolidated revenues came to EUR 700 million in 2013 and sales reached EUR 680 million. Since the Žstock market flotation in 2001 and the integration of the Space Systems business unit in the OHB ŽGroup in 2002 as well as the acquisition of MT Aerospace AG in 2005, Kayser-Threde GmbH (merged into OHB System AG September 1, 2014) in 2007, ŽCGS S.p.A. in 2009, Antwerp Space N.V. in 2010, Aerotech Peissenberg GmbH & Co. KG and OHB ŽSweden AB in 2011, total revenues have risen from EUR 15.0 million (2001) to EUR 680 million. OHB ŽAG currently has an approximate total of 2.000 employees.Ž For more information, visit

About Intergraph

Intergraph helps the world work smarter. The company's software and solutions improve the lives of millions of people through better facilities, safer communities and more reliable operations.

Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) is the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software enabling smarter design and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) is the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation and other global challenges. For more information, visit

Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B;, a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.


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