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Trillium Software

June 12, 2009 08:00 ET

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of 2009 Data Quality Tools Magic Quadrant

Trillium Software Cited as a Data Quality Tools Leader Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2009) - Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned the data quality company in the "leaders" quadrant of Gartner's influential Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools report(1).

Trillium Software partners with organizations to deliver successful information quality initiatives including data governance, master data management (MDM), single view, risk and compliance, and business intelligence (BI). Recognized as a leader in Total Data Quality for enterprise organizations, Trillium Software solutions empower and enable senior management, business analysts and data stewards to execute on every phase of data quality life cycle management. The company provides an enterprise-wide, flexible and open data quality platform designed to expand high quality information for every operational application throughout an organization and across multiple data domains including customer, product, supplier and financial data.

"The Trillium Software System® has proven to be a powerful and intuitive solution in the hands of both business and IT professionals -- enabling them to extend and accelerate the need for high levels of data quality within and across any enterprise-focused application with consistent results," said Len Dubois, senior vice president of marketing at Trillium Software. "Our broader solutions include services to enable data governance design and implementation, as well as software that spans the entire lifecycle of data quality management including profiling, discovery, quality, enrichment, compliance, monitoring, and reporting."

The company has recently launched three new offerings that support its flagship product, the Trillium Software System v12. These products include; Data Intelligence and Governance™ (DIG) for Basel II Compliance and Risk Management, Trillium Consulting™ for data governance design and implementation, and Global Locator for latitude and longitude appends in support of geo-positioning and spatial applications. The most recent release of the Trillium Software System introduced Trillium Software ActiveEnterprise™ resources -- software for designing, deploying and managing real time data quality business processes, which can significantly reduce the effort in creating operationally-focused data quality best practices.

* Magic Quadrant Disclaimer

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Harte-Hanks

Harte-Hanks® is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides direct marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site at http://www.harte-hanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software enables organizations to achieve Total Data Quality by providing a full complement of technologies and services providing global data profiling, data cleansing, enhancement, and data linking for e-business, customer relationship management, data governance, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, data warehouse, and other enterprise applications. For more information about Trillium Software and its offerings, call (978) 436-8900 in the United States and in the United Kingdom call +44 (0) 118 940 7666, or visit Trillium Software online at http://www.trilliumsoftware.com.

This document may contain trademarks that are owned or licensed by Harte-Hanks, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including, without limitation, Trillium Software, Trillium Software System, Total Data Quality, Trillium Consulting, Data Intelligence & Governance, ActiveEnterprise, and other names and marks. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

(1) Gartner Research "Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools," Ted Friedman, Andreas Bitterer. June 2009.

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