Safe Software and Actian Partner to Continue to Enhance Ingres 10S Geospatial Support

FME Adds Native Support for Ingres 10S Eliminating the Need for Additional Plug-in

Vancouver, BC, November 7, 2012 – Safe Software and Actian Corporation today announce that as a result of their continued alliance, read/write support for Ingres tables is now a core capability of the FME platform in the FME 2013 Beta. This development simplifies support in Ingres 10S for the additional geospatial formats offered by FME by eliminating the need for an additional FME plug-in, making it easier than ever for users of Ingres 10S to incorporate spatial data with enterprise data.

"Collaboration with geospatial data is now incredibly easy and efficient, making Spatial Data Management more accessible and affordable than ever. Esri customers will benefit greatly from this." says Chip Nickolett, VP of Customer Sales & Services at Actian.

The addition of the Ingres reader/writer as a new capability of FME demonstrates Safe’s continuing commitment to supporting all leading spatial database solutions.

"We are pleased that FME technology can increase data accessibility for Ingres users," says Dale Lutz, VP of Development at Safe Software. "Our goal as a company is to break down as many data interoperability barriers as possible and we’re always excited to extend FME’s capabilities to include support for another database."

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About Safe and FME
Safe Software is the maker of FME and the pioneering global leader in spatial data transformation technology. FME empowers users to confidently transform spatial data so it can be used and shared – where, when and how it’s needed. Available in seven languages, FME’s unmatched transformation capabilities and support for 275+ spatial and non-spatial formats enables you to quickly overcome data challenges so you can focus on your objectives. Discover why organizations and leading vendors worldwide rely on FME to quickly overcome barriers to using and sharing data. Visit

About Actian: Take Action on Big Data
Actian Corporation enables organizations to transform big data into business value with data management solutions to transact, analyze, and take automated action across their business operations. Actian helps 10,000 customers worldwide take action on their big data with Action Apps, Vectorwise, the analytical database, and Ingres, an independent mission-critical OLTP database. Actian is headquartered in California with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.