Source: Similarity Systems
Similarity Systems, a leading provider of data profiling and data quality solutions, and OTS Group International, a leading data management consultancy, have announced a partnership to distribute Similarity Systems products in the Benelux countries.
Under the terms of the agreement OTS Group becomes a Similarity Systems data quality consulting partner and reseller.
Similarity Systems develops and markets the most comprehensive Data Quality solutions available on the market. Its products, Similarity Systems AXIO and ATHANOR, offer all the functionality needed to initiate and manage Data Quality programs, from profiling, investigation and analysis of multiple data sources through to cleansing, de-duplication and consolidation.
OTS specialises in providing services around data management, data cleansing, data conversion and response management. The combination of OTS's implementation and consultancy skills with Similarity Systems' data quality solutions provides Dutch businesses in financial services, retail and consumer products manufacturing with a complete solution for the successful planning and execution of enterprise-wide Data Quality initiatives.
"Data Quality is emerging as one of the most significant challenges for companies implementing customer facing applications such as Customer Relationship Management," said Frank Claasen, Sales Manager, OTS Group. "Similarity Systems enables a revolutionary approach to fixing the problems of data discovery and cleansing, spanning data quality projects from start to finish and providing a bridge between the business and IT professionals involved."
"Poor Data Quality costs businesses and government agencies vast amounts of money every year," said Garry Moroney, CEO Similarity Systems. "By providing solutions to analyze, align, cleanse and sustain high quality data, Similarity Systems and OTS Group enable data owners to very quickly achieve important benefits, including: cost savings, better decision making, improved customer service and more streamlined supply chain management."
Similarity Systems' solutions enable organizations to tackle Data Quality one system at a time, with a distributed platform that provides centralized control and management to enterprise-wide Data Quality standards. ATHANOR and AXIO are designed from the ground up to work with all data types including names, addresses and telephone numbers, as well as non customer-contact data-types such as product, materials and asset data. The software's component-oriented approach enables enterprises to quickly build bespoke data quality rules for parsing, standardization, cleansing and validation of mounting volumes of structured and unstructured data.
Solving the problem of low-quality data requires a combination of people, processes and technology. OTS Group has a wealth of business experience and technical know-how, which coupled with Similarity Systems, is enabling its customers in the Benelux countries to reap the benefits of high quality data.