SUCCESS STORY                                                                                                             ...
SUCCESS STORY                                                                                                          CIV...
SUCCESS STORY                                                                                                             ...
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Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) is the first to unveil a Cloud Action Platform
for building Action Apps. Action Apps are lightweight consumer-style applications that
automate business actions triggered by real-time changes in data. Actian products
incite action at more than 10,000 customers worldwide by driving their mission critical
workloads and providing rapid action insights to their data. Actian is headquartered in
Redwood City, California with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam,
and Melbourne.

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CIV Success Story Actian Formerly Ingres

  1. 1. SUCCESS STORY CIV Actian Ingres Database Keeping European Football Safe is the “Goal” for Actian Ingres Database “For the Euro 2000 Football tournament in the Netherlands we were looking for a way to register football hooligans to proactively defend against violence. Particularly, we looked to record, register and process images of hooligans for future reference.” Anton Kunenborg, IT Analyst CIVCustomerCIV –a subsidiary of the HighlightsDutch Police and a center In early 1997, prior to the Euro 2000 football tournament co-hosted by The Netherlandsof excellence for football and Belgium; mayors of large Dutch cities, the royal commissionaires, the Dutch police,hooligan management. public prosecutors, and the Dutch Football League (KNVB in Dutch) recognized the needIndustry for a single record of football related violence to monitor the activities of a relatively smallPublic Sector group of violent offenders, widely known as “football hooligans.”Challenge As records of previous violence and its perpetrators are disparate and reside within various› Centralize information organizations across the Netherlands and the world, a single database with the ability to on instances of football hooliganism across provide secure access for law enforcement agencies, governments, border control etc., Europe was a key weapon in preventing football violence.› Proactively manage and protect people The database has become a mission critical tool for not only the Dutch authorities, but attending games also the wider European community to fight hooliganism and make football safe for all those that wish to attend games.Solution› Actian Ingres Database Challenge› Actian Ingres OpenROAD The CIV is a subsidiary of the Dutch Police and a center of excellence for football› Elegance hooligan management. It was created in 1986 after particular heavy riots and violence related to football.Benefits› The Hooligan The CIV knew that it needed to find a way to track previous football related violence, Database`(VVS) is now the authority on football maintain a record of trends among offenders, and keep a database of all known football related violence hooligans. As a result it created the Hooligan Tracking System (VVS in Dutch) to gather› VVS can be used to information regarding incidents of violence, hooligans’ backgrounds, effects of actions, map previous incidents previous convictions, and trends in behavior.› VVS can predict and potentially prevent Cost management is key to any IT project in the public sector. The ability to integrate future incidents and allow access to the system was central to its success as a national and pan-European knowledgebase. As Hooligans travel through Europe for games, the VVS also understood the important of supporting multiple European languages, using Dutch and English as the default languages.
  2. 2. SUCCESS STORY CIVSuccess Story ResultsThe Dutch Government has embraced open source The VVS database holds information related to allsolutions as a key element of its innovation strategy. football matches in the Netherlands such as dates,Starting as a strong recommendation in 2005 and schedules, locations, crowd numbers, as well as data onpronounced mandatory in 2009, the Dutch Government persons linked to football related violence. VVS is nowmandates that open source software must be considered recognized by European courts as a trustworthy sourceas a potential equal alternative to closed source software to cite in conclusions and rulings. It is considered toin public tenders. be the most advanced and one-of-a kind solution that supports the process of arrest-hold-prosecute-convictWith this in mind, CIV approached the market with a hooligans to all the involved chain partners. The abilityspecific requirement for a socially valuable project that to predict the violence-risk factor of future footballcould be powered by open source technology. matches is one of the new features of VVS. On the basis of these predictions, law enforcement and others canSolution help prevent and control a potential outburst of violence.CIV worked with Ingres partner, Elegant ICT, to create areliable database to support the work of law enforcement Over the past decade the VVS has seen impressiveagencies in Europe by providing a platform for the results in terms of Cost of Ownership. The reductionexchange of information concerning international in maintenance costs due to its stability has ensuredfootball matches. The Hooligan Tracking System was that VVS is considered a best practice example of howfirst released in 1997. government agencies can reduce costs without stifling innovation but continue to protect its citizens.To be able to meet all the functional, technical andfinancial criteria, Elegant ICT developed the Ingresmodeling tool Elegance, written in Ingres OpenROAD,which automates the data modeling and applicationgeneration process based upon user specifications.The migration project to Ingres Database and IngresOpenROAD was successfully implemented in April2009. European regulations require all local IFIP’s(International Football Information Points) takemeasures to deal with football related hooliganism.One of the tools at hand is a website that reveals therelevant information to its (limited by-authorization)users across Europe. VVS is one of the trustworthysources that is used by this website.
  3. 3. SUCCESS STORY CIV About Actian: Incite Action Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) is the first to unveil a Cloud Action Platform for building Action Apps. Action Apps are lightweight consumer-style applications that automate business actions triggered by real-time changes in data. Actian products incite action at more than 10,000 customers worldwide by driving their mission critical workloads and providing rapid action insights to their data. Actian is headquartered in Redwood City, California with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, and Melbourne.Actian Corporation Actian Europe Limited Actian Germany GmbH Actian France Actian Australia Pty Ltd500 ARGUELLO STREET 217 BATH ROAD OHMSTRASSE 12 7C PLACE DU DÔME LEVEL 8, SUITE 1SUITE 200 SLOUGH 63225 LANGEN IMMEUBLE ELYSÉES 616 ST. KILDA ROADREDWOOD CITY BERKSHIRE, SL1 4AA GERMANY LA DÉFENSE MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, 3004CALIFORNIA 94063 UNITED KINGDOM PHONE: +49 (0) 6103.9881.0 92056 PARIS LA DÉFENSE AUSTRALIAUSA PHONE: +44 (0)1753 559500 CEDEX PHONE: +61 3 8530.1700PHONE: +1.650.587.5500 WEIMARER STR. 1A FRANCE D-98693 ILMENAU PHONE: +33 (0) 1.72.75.74.54 GERMANY PHONE: +49 (0) 3677.6785.0 ACTIAN.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT ACTIAN@ACTIAN.COM SS-735A ©2011 Actian Corporation. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A. Actian, Cloud Action Platform, Ingres, and Vectorwise are trademarks of Actian Corporation. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.

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