SOURCE: Trillium Software, a division of Harte-Hanks

Trillium Software, a division of Harte-Hanks

May 22, 2013 08:00 ET

Trillium Software Named a Data Quality Leader in Independent Analyst Firm Research

Combination of Innovative Technology, Customer Satisfaction, and Market Expertise Drives Leadership Position in The Information Difference Research

BILLERICA, MA and READING, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) and the leading best-of-breed enterprise data quality software and services provider in the world, today announced that it has once again been named a data quality leader by independent analyst firm The Information Difference. The company was further recognized for its commitment to customer satisfaction and cited as the one leading vendor in terms of technology and market strength with the happiest customers.

The report, "The Data Quality Landscape - Q1 2013" analyzed more than 35 different vendors and evaluated each based on market strength, technology and customer base. The research indicates that the data quality market was worth $994 million in 2012, an increase of five percent over 2011. Readers can download the full report HERE.

"Business leaders need to be able to navigate and take control of their data exploration, analysis and reporting to support mission-critical business initiatives in order to make better decisions based on data-reliant processes," said Andy Hayler, president and CEO of The Information Difference. "Trillium Software has both the technology expertise and market experience to put the power of data quality in the hands of business users to address data quality challenges and capitalize on to improve the value of data."

Unlike architecture or application providers, Trillium Software focuses directly on addressing data quality-based problems in an organization, bringing deep subject matter experts together with data quality managers to address long-term business process improvements. Coupled with Trillium Software's market knowledge and industry-specific expertise, customers can not only analyze, cleanse and improve the value of data, but can also identify opportunities for cost reductions, business and process improvements, and efficiencies.

"Our business customers and the market in general are seeking additional responsibilities in the data quality process, which is why Trillium Software enables self-service data exploration for business analysts," said Len Dubois, senior vice president of marketing, Trillium Software. "We enable data stewards, business analysts and IT executives to serve their own needs to create increased transparency for subject matter experts across the enterprise."

The Information Difference
The Information Difference is an analyst firm focusing on master data management (MDM). Our founders are pioneers who helped shape the MDM industry, with in-depth MDM global project experience. Take advice from someone who has run real-life MDM projects, rather than someone who just talks to people who have.

About Trillium Software
Trillium Software® is a business of Harte-Hanks, and the leading best-of-breed enterprise data quality software and services provider in the world. Trillium's data quality experts help organizations achieve increased business value from their global data management initiatives by providing enterprise data profiling and data cleansing software solutions that collaborate with existing data systems and applications.

Trillium's data quality suite of products enable business executives and information technology professionals to profile, govern, manage, cleanse, and visualize data for CRM, MDM, regulatory and compliance, data warehouse and business intelligence initiatives. The company offers industry-specific business solutions that help solve data problems experienced by financial services, insurance, risk, healthcare and retail professionals. 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.

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