Mapzen Alternative – Build your server

Mapzen Alternative

In this post we are focusing on Mapzen Alternative. Recently an open source mapping company Mapzen announced it would shut down shortly with Its hosted APIs and support services going down too.

Mapzen Alternative – Build your own server

Mapzen tools help developers build wonderful interactive maps and equip them with search and routing services. This shut down created some serious issues for Mapzen user. Which includes many app developers, civic organisations and some government agencies etc. but here’s how everyone got saved. In Mapzen everything is open source and Mapzen only deals with open data from openstreetmap.

Now for Mapzen client’s, have only two options, i.e to switch to another hosted API that offers the similar functionality, or to Run their own servers with the open source projects powered by Mapzen services. 

Mapzen Server Setup with Open source projects

I recommend you guys to Build your own server as  Mapzen alternative. As Mapzen services are backed by open-source software projects and use open data. Now you can run open-source versions of Mapzen services.  Don’t worry guys if you don’t have any technical knowledge about how to configure the server, we are here to help. We can help you create your own server for your own business with every piece of functionality and service that Mapzen was providing.

If you want to Build your own server with Mapzen open source software as Mapzen alternative services, we are here to help you. We can help you achieve every functionality you want in your own new server.

Mapzen Alternative hosted API Programs:

Mapzen has a total list of Mapzen alternative hosted APIs which can fulfill the clients requirements like

  • Nextzen (A long-term support version of own Tilezen)
  • Mapbox and many.

We prefer using map server of our own or to hire services from GIS Experts, this would make a full control of your own system. Feel free to contact us If you need to build your server as Mapzen Alternative at Enginner Philosophy Web services Pvt. Ltd.

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Author: Akshay Upadhyay

Owner and Director of a Private Limited company which serves individual to large scale industries in the field of Maps and GIS. He is a Gold Medalist in M.Tech(Spatial Information Technology) and owns some famous Technology blogs and website... Know more

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