Trillium Software: a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools 2013

For the 7th Straight Year, Trillium Software Is Positioned as a "Leader"

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 9, 2013) - Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) and a leading enterprise data quality software and solutions provider, today announced that it has once again been positioned as a data quality leader by independent analyst firm Gartner in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools for 2013 research report.1 Since this report's inception in 2007, Trillium Software has been recognized as one of the industry leaders by Gartner. Download the report by clicking here.

"Among Trillium's strengths is our dedication to the data quality market space, the depth of its product offerings and positive relationships and support of our customers. We believe our brand and its recognition in the market represent our promise to clients worldwide that Trillium Software will remain as the most innovative provider of data quality solutions in the market," said John Nicoli, general manager and CEO of Harte Hanks Trillium Software.

In 2013, Trillium continued to introduce new solutions that support the evolving needs of its customers, including innovative Self-Service Data Assurance Solutions that empower business leaders to take full control of mission-critical data across their organizations. With accurate and complete information, business leaders can make more-informed decisions to accelerate business process improvement, comply with complex regulations such as CCAR and FATCA, identify unforeseen risks in critical areas such as insurance claims files, pinpoint emerging threats to their performance and uncover new markets to grow their business.

"We are a leading data quality expert, and believe that Trillium's placement in the leader's quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools reinforces our unmatched commitment to helping companies improve business through better data quality," said Len Dubois, senior vice president marketing at Trillium Software.

According to the Gartner research, the market for data quality software tools was approximately $960 million in software-related revenue at the end of 2012, showing strong 12.3 percent growth over 2011.

The Magic Quadrant research states that "leaders" in the market demonstrate strength across a full range of data quality functions, including profiling, parsing, standardization, matching, validation, and enrichment. They exhibit a clear understanding and vision for where the market is headed, including recognition of non-customer data quality issues and the delivery of enterprise-level data quality implementations. Leaders have an established market presence, significant size, and a multinational presence (directly or as a result of a parent company).

1 Gartner, "Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools," Ted Friedman, Andreas Bitterer. October 7, 2013.

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About Harte-Hanks
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About Trillium Software
Harte-Hanks Trillium Software® enables organizations to achieve Total Data Quality by providing a full complement of technologies and services providing global data profiling, data cleansing, enhancement, 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 and in the United Kingdom call +44 (0) 118 940 7666, or visit Trillium Software online at

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