Cliffhanger Solutions releasing new GIS platform which includes the fastest tracing in the industry.

An essential requirement for GIS is network analysis (a.k.a. tracing or routing). With Cliffhanger having finalized its tracing module for Atlas, we are now offering a complete and new GIS platform with smooth migration paths available from ESRI and GE Smallworld. Atlas is not only data agnostic, but it is also schemaless. This means that [...]

Cliffhanger Insight for Smallworld: get all the Insight and Diagnostics in real time!

Do you need to have a better insight into your GE Smallworld usage? Do you want to know what functionality is used, for how long and how often? Do you want to know how many plots were made last month? Is your system is lagging, showing poor performance, hangs, has frequent tracebacks or even crashes? [...]

Steve Severance has joined the Cliffhanger Solutions team

We are thrilled to announce Steve Severance has joined Cliffhanger Solutions as a Senior Consultant. Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Maine. He has over 25 years of utility experience and has worked with Smallworld GIS for more than 20 years. During that time he has been [...]

Smallworld v5, an update

Back in 2016 we reported our initial findings with Smallworld v5 and addressed our concerns about performance. The main issue was startup performance and (map) rendering performance. After several (minor) releases from GE and a few more upgrade projects under our belt, here are our updated findings: Startup performance, while still slower than version 4, [...]

Live PowerON data, but better.

GE PowerON outage management system is a complicated piece of software operated by trained technicians and engineers. So what about the rest of us? Say hello to the Atlas PowerON module. Atlas allows to you visualize PowerON data in real-time, making valuable outage information available to authorized individuals in your organization. In PowerON, getting to [...]

Overwhelmed upgrading to Smallworld 5 or need Insight and Analyze Smallworld usage?

Need to have a better insight into your GE Smallworld usage? Want to know what functionality's used, for how long and how often? Want to know how many plots were made last month? Don't know if it's worthwhile upgrading your entire Smallworld implementation to 5.x? Our tool can help! Now that we have done a [...]

Web Map Service from & to Smallworld: Add weather, landbase, OpenStreetMaps, Bing, etc.

WMS or Web Map Service is an interface standard that provides map images from one or more distributed geospatial servers, over HTTP. Atlas supports WMS, and uses it to overlay certain data layers such as weather information, both in the mobile and desktop apps. Now, with the Cliffhanger WMS plugin, we added WMS support to GE Smallworld GIS. [...]

Smallworld 5 upgrade fixed price $74,999.99

Based on 25 years of experience we are confident to offer a Smallworld upgrade to version 5 at a fixed price of $74,999.99. This is a limited time offer. Why use Cliffhanger Solutions? Over 25 years experience with GE Smallworld implementations Experts in both Magik and Java (portions of our own Atlas product are Java based) Experience [...]

Smallworld 5 on Emacs

With Smallworld version 5, GE has dropped official support for Emacs in favor of MDT, which is Eclipse based. Hardcore developers might not want to use Eclipse (I doubt the folks in Cambridge use it), but fortunately using Emacs is still possible with a few tricks.  If you have a clean Emacs install, running Smallworld is straightforward. [...]