Safe Software Named Recipient of Oracle 2009 Spatial Excellence Partnership Award
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Safe Software Named Recipient of Oracle 2009 Spatial Excellence Partnership Award

Award recognizes Safe Software for leadership, innovation and partnership, in delivering geospatial data across the business enterprise

Vancouver, BC, April 23, 2009 – Safe Software, the leaders in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) today announced that they have received Oracle's Spatial Excellence "Partnership Award" at the 2009 Oracle® Spatial User Conference in Tampa, Florida. The Oracle Spatial Excellence Awards are given to those leading organizations that have contributed to the advancement of mainstream enterprise solutions using geospatial technology.

The award highlights Safe Software's strong partnership with Oracle and their contributions to the Oracle Spatial community, demonstrated by their consistent support for Oracle Spatial technologies and early adoption of new features such as raster and 3D. Because of this partnership, organizations experience seamless access to the spatial data they want to work with, easily bringing data in and out of Oracle Spatial through the ETL capabilities of Safe's FME® platform. With their spatial data aggregated into Oracle from various sources, users are able to apply Oracle software to get the most accurate and up-to-date information from their business systems.

"Safe Software is honored to be recognized by Oracle for its Spatial Excellence Partnership Award," said Don Murray, President of Safe Software. "Safe and Oracle's combined solutions ensure that spatial data can be integrated and centralized for storage, and then accessed and used in whatever capacity is needed."

Using Safe Software's FME platform, organizations can bring data from CAD, GIS, raster, 3D and BIM formats into Oracle Database for centralized management, and simultaneously restructure it into the data model that they require. They can also export data stored in Oracle Spatial to over 225 formats for use in external applications. To learn more about using FME's data interoperability capabilities with Oracle Spatial, visit

About Safe and FME
Safe Software powers the flow of spatial data with its software platform, FME. The recognized standard in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load), FME is the only complete solution for data conversion. It delivers the most extensive format support for data translation and integration, and provides unlimited flexibility in data model transformation and distribution.

FME is used by thousands of customers worldwide in a variety of industries including government, utilities, and petroleum. Its powerful data access technology also makes FME the choice of leading GIS, CAD, and database vendors for integration into their own solutions. Designed for true data interoperability, FME unleashes spatial data so people can use it where, when, and how they want to. For more information, visit


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