HACKENSACK, N.J., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Foundations, a leading developer of enterprise data management and governance solutions, and Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality™ solutions, today announced a strategic technology alliance. Data Foundations will now provide customers with a technology adaptor for the Trillium Software System®, enhancing its Master Data Management (MDM) product OneData® with out-of-the-box support for initiatives such as customer master data management (CMDM) and customer data integration (CDI). OneData business users can now leverage the Trillium Software System data quality engine in real-time to optimize business processes and improve information management. The underlying OneData platform provides complete data governance functionality, enabling business users to manage an enterprise's shareable data assets, including master data, reference data and metadata, in a uniform manner. "Our focus with OneData has always been to create a strong, domain-neutral data management platform," said Deepali Khanduja, Chief Architect of Data Foundations. "Developing the new adaptor for the Trillium Software System has enabled us to extend the framework to deliver specific solution scenarios, such as customer consolidation, right out of the box." "As evidenced by our alliance with Data Foundations and its OneData technology adaptor, Trillium Software continues to offer our customers the flexibility and choice to manage and improve their use of business information no matter what application or infrastructure they deploy," said Len Dubois, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Trillium Software. "By utilizing both the Trillium Software System and OneData in their data lifecycle, customers can realize important cost and efficiency benefits while making sure their data leads to optimal business and operational results." About Data Foundations, Inc Data Foundations provides innovative software products that enable organizations to better manage and gain greater value from their shared enterprise data, such as customer, product, employee and supplier. By developing a strategic foundational layer of accurate, consistent and shareable corporate information, companies can improve their enterprise business processes that directly impact profits and customer satisfaction. Data Foundations' Master Data Management product, OneData MDM, was recently ranked highest in an MDM Vendor Ranking Report conducted by a leading analyst firm. Used worldwide by customers for customer and counterparty data integration, product data cleansing and harmonization, reference data management (analytical MDM) and metadata management, OneData customers include Avon Products, Cargill, Chubb, General Electric, Novartis, Pepsico, WellPoint and numerous federal government agencies. Headquartered in Hackensack NJ, Data Foundations has offices in The Netherlands and in India. For more information, please visit datafoundations.com or call (201) 489-5600. About Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides direct marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. 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, 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 http://www.trilliumsoftware.com. Data Foundations and OneData are trademarks of Data Foundations, Inc. The names of actual companies or products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. SOURCE Data Foundations, Inc.