The new solution is the latest in a series of web services that are designed to enable third party systems to integrate TraceIQ’s powerful features. The People Search web service provides access to the company’s extensive name and address database, and the Phonematch service enables users to retrieve landline and mobile numbers from Tracesmart’s proprietary database of consented numbers; both of which are key features in TraceIQ. The introduction of Phonematch Reverse (http://developer.tracesmart.co.uk/
Calling upon the same proprietary database (one of the biggest collections of consented telephone numbers in the UK) as the Phonematch web service, Phonematch Reverse provides comprehensive coverage. When a phone number is submitted to be reverse searched, the system returns the name and address of any individuals Tracesmart has listed as owning or having owned the number. Chris Rothwell, sales Director at Tracesmart, highlights why this is so beneficial to many of Tracesmart’s customers;
“Phone numbers are often a great source of information when conducting investigations – especially fraud investigations(
In addition to providing the names and addresses of those associated with the subject telephone number, the service will also append any additional numbers Tracesmart holds for them, providing further contact routes and reference points. This aggregate information helps the user to create a clear picture of the situation and identify associations and networks.
Having such functionality available within proprietary systems can significantly help businesses to improve workflow and reduce the need for multiple applications or software. Tracesmart is committed to expanding its range of web services so that clients can gain further efficiencies through their internal systems, as Tracesmart’s Technical Director, Paul Weathersby, explains;
“Our products are brimming with useful features, but we know that in some cases clients will want to cherry pick the functionality they use. By providing elements of TraceIQ(http://www.tracesmart.co.uk/
In addition to the latest web service, version 3.2 also sees the web software having received a variety of general system enhancements, including an address matching upgrade and improved search history view.
Notes to editors:
Established in 1999, Tracesmart Ltd is a leading provider of consumer data services, specialising in the provision of online tracing and identity verification software. Prominent in the collections, legal, financial and fraud prevention sectors, the company’s solutions are employed by a growing legion of businesses ranging from SME to FTSE 100 listed companies.
Heading up the corporate sales team, Rothwell has an insightful knowledge of data analysis and tracing. This understanding allows him to direct the development of products designed specifically to fulfil these requirements and provide the company’s client base with innovative technology.
Tracesmart’s Technical Director, Weathersby oversees the company’s extensive networks, systems and databases, ensuring quality is continuously maintained and data management and security is of the highest level. In addition, he oversees Tracesmart’s substantial IT department.