Information Builders and Loqate Partner to Improve Data Integrity
Enhanced iWay offerings deliver advanced address verification and geocoding technology
NEW YORK - April 2, 2014 - PRLog -- Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Loqate, a leader in international address verification. The relationship leverages Loqate’s technology for verification and geocoding to ensure reliable and consistent global address validation for users of Information Builders’ iWay Data Quality Suite, iWay Integration Suite and iWay Master Data Suite.
The iWay product lines, which deliver comprehensive, unified toolsets designed to profile, cleanse, enrich and integrate data, will now incorporate Loqate’s Verify solution, which parses, standardizes, verifies, transliterates and formats address data for over 240 countries and territories. In addition, Loqate’s Geocode solution will provide the ability to add a latitude-longitude coordinate to any address or geographic point worldwide. The resulting offering will deliver reliable and consistent global address validation and drive more effective data integration results for iWay users. Loqate will benefit from Information Builders’ deep expertise in delivering BI and information integrity and integration solutions to an extensive and diverse global customer base.
“The combination of Loqate’s advanced verification and geocoding solutions and iWay’s powerful data integrity and integration capabilities allows our customers to ensure that their global data is as complete, consistent and accurate as possible,” said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders. “In today’s data-saturated landscape, ensuring the quality and accuracy of complex data sets is critical for intelligent and informed decision making. Information Builders’ partnership with Loqate will help our customers gain greater confidence in their data integrity, which in turn will inform more intelligent business decisions and company growth.”
“The richness of Information Builders’ iWay product suites, combined with the company’s significant global footprint, creates an excellent platform to help Loqate grow our business and continue to deliver valuable verification and geocoding solutions for our customers,” said Martin Turvey, president and CEO of Loqate. “We are excited to work closely with the Information Builders team, and we look forward to delivering cutting edge data quality solutions to users around the globe.”
Loqate Inc., the definitive source of everything location, can power applications with a combination of address capture, verification, and geocoding – all for 240+ countries. Loqate corporate headquarters are in San Bruno, CA, USA. The company, founded in 2009, sells its products as components that are leveraged by software vendors, service providers, and systems integrators. Loqate has a focus on providing great technology along with unparalleled levels of support to clients and partners. The Loqate Engine enables software vendors to significantly enhance the functionality and capability of their own product offerings. For more information, see http://www.loqate.com.
About Information Builders
Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That’s why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.
Mary Hain, Hain Communications for Loqate