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Trillium Software Recognized as Data Quality 'Champion' by Bloor Research

Independent Industry Analyst Firm Research Reports Show Trillium Software as Significantly Ahead of Competition for Data Quality, Data Discovery and Data Cleansing -- Teams With Collibra for Data Governance Leadership

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/14 -- Trillium Software, A Harte Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), and a leading global provider of data quality solutions, was showcased by Bloor Research as a data quality and data governance 'Champion' in two recent Market Update research reports -- Bloor Research Market Update on Data Quality(1) and Bloor Research Market Update on Data Governance(2). Based on Trillium Software's favorable placement in the research, Bloor sees the company as the clear leader among major data quality providers in terms of offering market-leading, valuable and specialized solutions that positively impact and optimize business operations results.

"Data management professionals are currently focusing on the need to work with data quality specialists to align their data strategies with shifting business needs and technical requirements," noted Philip Howard, research director at Bloor Research. "It is clear that organizations benefit from data quality expertise beyond what is provided by large application and platform providers, and Trillium Software scores well in terms of offering the best value for its data quality clients."

Bloor Research defines data quality as data cleansing (matching, deduplication, error correction, enrichment, etc.) as well as data profiling and discovery. Bloor states that, "There remain significant areas of difference across products, especially with respect to discovery across multiple data sources, support for particular compliance requirements and in attitudes to big data and No SQL data sources. This last is where we expect to see major developments over the coming months and years."

Also, in a recent Bloor Data Governance Market report, Trillium Software teamed up with data governance software provider Collibra to capture one of the highest vendor scores. Bloor Research states that the "most notable change in the market has been the partnership between Trillium and Collibra. The latter is a specialist in providing data governance capabilities but is not a data quality vendor. In theory, Collibra could be used in conjunction with any of the other structured products that are available in the market but its partnership with Trillium, along with the tight integration between the two products, means that these two are likely to be preferred in combination."

"This momentum and market awareness of the value of data quality and data governance has not gone unnoticed by our customers and prospects, who continue to tell us that demand for data quality specialists and integrated data quality solutions is increasing again," said Len Dubois, senior vice president of marketing and CMO at Trillium Software. "Organizations are not settling for the 'one-size-fits-all' application or platform anymore because they cannot realize the same level of business value that best-of-breed data quality solutions provide to the industry."

For more information about Bloor Research, please contact the firm at

+44 (0)207 043 9750 or email [email protected].

1. Bloor Research Market Update on Data Quality - Bloor Research - Philip Howard - December 2013
2. Bloor Research Market Update on Data Goverance - Bloor Research - Philip Howard - December 2013

Bloor Research
Bloor is more than just a research company. Since it was founded in 1989 Bloor has maintained a consistently high standard, acknowledged by international press and other industry analysts and commentators as being some of the most authoritative work on computing and business issues. We don't simply observe and report; we are impartial and independent but active participants providing expert opinion in driving the use of IT in business and society.

Bloor analysts combine their deep knowledge of technology with current trends and drivers in business to assess appropriate technologies and their suitability for businesses now and in the future. They also combine this knowledge and the information gained from interviews with customers and vendors to provide cross-the-industry views for our framework. Whether pushing for better standards in accessibility, removing the hype from Service Oriented Architectures or understanding the impact of the internet on commerce, Bloor has contributed opinions which have moved our clients' understanding forward.

About Trillium Software
Trillium Software, A Harte Hanks Company, is a leading, global enterprise data quality solutions provider. Our data quality specialists help organizations achieve increased business from their data management initiatives and existing business-critical processes by providing enterprise data profiling and data cleansing software and services. Trillium offers industry-specific business solutions that help solve data problems experienced by financial services, banking, compliance, insurance, risk, and retail professionals. Trillium's full complement of technologies and services includes global data profiling, data cleansing, enrichment, 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, in the United Kingdom call +44 (0) 118 940 7666, and +49 7031 714756 in Central Europe, or visit Trillium Software online at http://www.trilliumsoftware.com.

About Harte Hanks
Harte Hanks (NYSE: HHS) is one of the world's leading, insight-driven multi-channel marketing organizations, delivering impactful business results for some of the world's best-known brands. Through strategic agencies and our core marketing services, we develop integrated solutions that connect brands with prospects and customers, moving them beyond awareness to transactions and brand loyalty. Visit the Harte Hanks website at http://HarteHanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

As used herein, "Harte Hanks" refers to Harte-Hanks, Inc. and/or its applicable operating subsidiaries, as the context may require. Trillium Software®, Trillium Software System®. Harte Hanks' logo and name are trademarks owned by Harte Hanks. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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