Supported by Verint Technology, the City of Buffalo’s “Operation Clean Sweep” Program Played a Significant Role Reducing Overall Crime in Buffalo by 25 Percent

MELVILLE, N.Y., September 9, 2015Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today congratulates Mayor Byron Brown and the City of Buffalo for receiving a 2015 ComputerworldData + Editors’ Choice Award from IDG Enterprise for its data-driven and inter-agency collaborative program known as Operation Clean Sweep.

In this year’s awards program, the City of Buffalo, New York was one of the 20 organizations selected for demonstrating innovative big data initiatives that delivered significant business value. Under the direction of Mayor Brown, Operation Clean Sweep brings together city, state and federal partners—in conjunction with local health and human services providers and community groups—to reduce crime and provide social services to the areas in most need. Teams work in targeted neighborhoods weekly to board up abandoned structures, remove graffiti and debris, trim trees, repair signs and pot holes, and go door-to-door offering governmental, employment and healthcare services.