Trillium Launches Integrated Data Preparation and Data Quality Solution for Big Data Analytics

New Solution Accelerates Time to Value for Big Data Initiatives and Accelerates the Shift Toward Business-User-Oriented Visual Interactive Data Preparation

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2016) -  Trillium Software, a Harte Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), and a leading provider of global data quality solutions, today announced the launch of Trillium Refine, a new solution that integrates self-service data preparation and industry-leading data quality capabilities to optimize Big Data analytics. Trillium Refine* enables business analysts to gain previously hidden insights into customer behavior, market opportunities, risk exposure and more by joining together a vast universe of complex data and transforming it into accurate and complete information needed to make better business decisions faster than ever before possible. Trillium Refine is powered with UNIFi Software, a provider of data preparation solutions.

"Trillium Refine represents something new and unique to the market -- an integrated, best in class data preparation and data quality solution that enables businesses to rapidly uncover the right information from Big Data. Through our partnership with UNIFi Software, Trillium Refine reduces the time and complexity of preparing data for analysis and accelerates the process of exploring and transforming big data into valuable information," said Phil Galati, chief executive officer, Trillium Software."

Trillium Refine seamlessly combines innovative data preparation and data quality capabilities so that business users can easily access, prepare, improve, link, and enrich high-volume, disparate data. The solution's open architecture automatically moves refined data to analytics and visualization platforms, eliminating the need for manual data exports. Available on-premise or in the cloud, Trillium Refine provides:

  • Universal data connectivity: gain native access to any data type and data source, including RDBMS, Hadoop data stores and NoSQL, file formats, web logs and apps, cloud sources, social media data, and more
  • Machine learning and recommendation engine: uncover unique data relationships and correlate data sets once difficult to access or analyze that makes recommendations and learns over time
  • Global data quality and matching: parse, standardize, match, and enrich worldwide data to ensure completeness, create single entity views, validate location data, and add reference data
  • Native Hadoop processing: Big Data processing frameworks, including Hadoop and Spark, accelerate data integration and refinement without any programming or coding required

"As business leaders are under increased pressure to make real-time business decisions, they must embed data quality into data preparation and analytics processes in order to accelerate time to value of their Big Data initiatives," said Keith Kohl, vice president of product management, Trillium Software. "By combining industry-leading data preparation and data quality capabilities, Trillium Refine optimizes data preparation by automatically refining business information for specific business needs and enabling business users to get to data analysis and visualization to enable faster decision making."

About Trillium Software
Trillium Software, a Harte Hanks Company, is a leading, global enterprise data quality solutions provider. We enable business and IT leaders to anticipate opportunities, uncover hidden risks and make better decisions by rapidly providing them with complete, accurate and trusted data in everything they do. Trillium's full complement of technologies and services includes global data profiling, data cleansing, enrichment, and data linking for e-business, Big Data, 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, +44 (0) 118 940 7666 in the United Kingdom, and +49 7031 714756 in Central Europe, or visit Trillium Software online at

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 or call (800) 456-9748.

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