Talend, a global open source software leader, and Loqate, a, leader in international address verification, today announced a partnership to meet the evolving data quality demands of enterprise organizations. Through the partnership, Talend has integrated the Loqate Engine into its data quality solution, Talend Platform for Data Management, allowing worldwide address verification and geocoding capabilities.
“Talend’s commitment to our customers is to let them realize the full value of their information assets,” said Fabrice Bonan, co-founder and chief technical officer, Talend. “Our partnership with Loqate provides a crucial piece of this puzzle: the verification, enrichment and geocoding of addresses that ensure the accuracy and reliability of location data. These added capabilities help our customers increase the efficiency of critical business processes such as logistics or customer acquisition and retention.”
Talend Platform for Data Management is a comprehensive enterprise data quality solution that delivers not only data profiling and discovery, but data cleansing, data enrichment, data migration and data synchronization functionality. Talend Platform for Data Management can easily incorporate data integration, master data management, enterprise service bus and business process management through the Talend Unified Platform. The Talend open source approach promotes a diverse range of third-party reference data to enhance and enrich corporate information.
“Addresses and other location data can be critical to business processes – especially those that drive results and revenue,” said Martin Turvey, president and CEO of Loqate. “Loqate is proud to work with Talend to bring the ability to capture, verify and geocode any address worldwide to their leading data quality capabilities. Together we can enable Talend users to be even more successful in their quest for increased organizational performance.”
The combined solution strengthens Talend’s ability to provide powerful data quality for solutions such as CRM systems, customer-centric data warehousing or MDM applications. Address validation provides benefits to these applications with the ability to verify and correct addresses before mailing, enrich data with latitude and longitude for those applications that require it, standardize addresses to more easily find duplicate addresses, and minimize delays in shipping and delivery of items with accurate shipping information. The solution will also be offered to customers of Talend Platform for MDM, Talend’s enterprise-grade, multi-domain Master Data Management solution.
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.