D&B and GlobalSoft Partner with Informatica to Power-Charge Customer Master Data
D&B enters Master Data Management market with GlobalSoft and
Informatica; businesses can now leverage timely customer data using
D&B's Data-as-a-Service platform and global database, improving data
accuracy, decision making
SHORT HILLS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
D&B (NYSE: DNB), the world's leading source of commercial information
and insight on businesses, announced that GlobalSoft, a global software
consultancy, and D&B have partnered to launch D&B360 for Informatica
MDM. This marks the first time that D&B has used its
Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution to integrate its unequaled database
with an MDM solution, enabling companies to automatically update and
streamline their data across the enterprise to increase productivity,
reduce costs and maximize ROI.
"With the increasing volume, complexity and volatility of data, it has
become a struggle for companies to not only effectively manage their
data, but to gain the insight necessary to act upon that data to drive
real business change," said Mike Sabin, senior vice president of Sales
and Marketing Solutions at D&B. "D&B360 for Informatica MDM helps
companies get ahead by delivering timely business data with actionable
perspective to provide a competitive advantage."
D&B360 for Informatica MDM provides true data stewardship and
entry-point integration, making it easier to address data consistency
and quality issues. In addition, D&B360 for Informatica MDM
automatically embeds the industry-standard D&B DUNS® Number and all
related business data via the cloud, ensuring users have timely access
to a current and complete source of data, enabling them to quickly
synchronize information across other business systems.
"At the recent Gartner MDM Summit, a common theme on the minds of
attendees was the need to evolve current MDM tools to support the ‘day
in the life of the data steward'," said Andrew White, research vice
president and agenda manager for MDM and Analytics, Gartner. "An MDM
solution that couples business information like credit rankings and
revenue performance can help IT leaders deliver a compelling business
case for the value a holistic data view offers to company executives."
Specific customer benefits include:
Faster and easier data management: D&B360 for Informatica MDM
can be used to match, group and master records more quickly.
Improved data stewardship: Timely matching service can
automatically route records that meet specified criteria for more
effective and efficient distribution of information.
Entry Point Integration: D&B360 for Informatica MDM Adapter
eliminates data quality issues and duplicate challenges at the entry
point, to dramatically enhance data quality, decrease MDM processing
time, improve decision making and drive lower total cost of ownership.
"Together, as we expand our long-standing relationship with D&B, we
continue to help our customers and the industry improve and unlock the
true value of their data," said Dennis Moore, senior vice president and
general manager, MDM, Informatica. "Our combined offering allows
companies to leverage their data more effectively to make better
business decisions that benefit their customers — and the bottom line."
D&B360 for Informatica MDM will be available in the United States
beginning in May 2012. For additional information about D&B360 DaaS
Solution for Informatica MDM, please visit: www.dnb.com.
About Dun & Bradstreet® (D&B)
Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) is the world's leading source of commercial
information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with
Confidence® for 170 years. D&B's global commercial database contains
more than 205 million business records. The database is enhanced by
D&B's proprietary DUNSRight® Quality Process, which provides our
customers with quality business information. This quality information is
the foundation of our global solutions that customers rely on to make
critical business decisions.
D&B provides solution sets that meet a diverse set of customer needs
globally. Customers use D&B Risk Management Solutions™ to mitigate
credit and supplier risk, increase cash flow and drive increased
profitability; D&B Sales & Marketing Solutions™ to increase revenue from
new and existing customers; and D&B Internet Solutions™ to convert
prospects into clients faster by enabling business professionals to
research companies, executives and industries, over the web.
For more information, please visit www.dnb.com.
Note: Informatica® and Informatica® MDM™ are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Informatica Corporation in the United States
and in jurisdictions throughout the world. All other company and product
names may be trade names or trademarks of their respective owners.
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Roger Sachs, CFA, 973-921-5914
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