Pitney Bowes' Group 1 Software Data Quality Connector(TM) Receives 'Certified for SAP NetWeaver(R)' Status
LANHAM, Md., February 21, 2007 - Group 1 Software, Inc., a Pitney Bowes Company (NYSE:PBI), today announced that its Data Quality Connector„¢ 2.10 has achieved €œCertified for SAP NetWeaver®€ status. The solution has been certified by SAP AG for the Business Address Service Duplicate and Error Tolerant Search (BC-BAS-DES 4.6) integration scenario, which ensures total data quality. This certified integration confirms that the Data Quality Connector meets requirements for connecting to the SAP NetWeaver platform.
The Data Quality Connector, which had previously been certified for the business address service postal validation (BC-BAS-PV 4.6) integration scenario, offers real-time data quality, enrichment, and duplicate management services for users of SAP® solutions. With robust data quality for over 220 countries and dependencies, the Data Quality Connector enables users to validate, correct, standardize, and auto-populate address information, plus manage duplicate records. By cleansing address data, and identifying and consolidating information to create best-of-breed records, organizations that use SAP solutions can benefit from even greater return-on-investment.
€œThe Data Quality Connector adds significant value for users by ensuring that the underlying data used in their SAP solution-based environment is clean and accurate,€ said Christopher Baker, president of Group 1 Software. €œAchieving Certified for SAP NetWeaver status provides our customers with confidence that our solution has been verified to integrate seamlessly with their existing SAP solution-based infrastructure.€
The Data Quality Connector leverages Group 1 Software€™s industry leading Customer Data Quality Platform, which delivers accurate, consolidated, and enriched customer information, helping our customers understand and connect to their customers. By enabling CRM, ERP, and CDI initiatives, our customers can better understand who and where their customers are, allowing them to establish the foundation for important business decisions and to protect their investments in customer information management.
About Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software
Group 1 Software (www.g1.com) turns data into results, providing innovative software solutions that enable our clients to better understand and connect with their millions of customers, prospects, and partners. Group 1 Software helps over 3,000 organizations maximize the value of customer data to improve profitability, increase effectiveness, and strengthen customer relationships, through consolidating, cleansing and enriching corporate data, and generating personalized business documents for multi-channel delivery, customer care and efficient business processing. Our comprehensive Customer Communications Management (CCM) solutions span from database to delivery, adding value to every aspect of communication and allowing clients to integrate intelligence throughout their mailstream. As part of Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a $5.6 billion company, Group 1 Software€™s solutions are utilized by leaders in the insurance, financial services/banking, GIS/mapping, government, mail services, retail, telecommunications, utility, and other industries, including Entergy, ING, L.L. Bean, MapQuest, Microsoft, Safeco Insurance, Wal-Mart and Wells Fargo.
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