StrikeIron's IronCloud powers the DataFlux Marketplace

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Partnership enables real-time, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery of data quality solutions.

StrikeIron, the cloud leader in data quality and data communications, today announced a licensing agreement with DataFlux, a leading provider of data management solutions. Through the agreement, DataFlux has licensed StrikeIron’s cloud data delivery platform, IronCloud, to deliver and manage high-quality customer data validation solutions as DataFlux Marketplace, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) set of products that helps businesses validate mailing and email addresses within existing on-premises and cloud-based applications.

IronCloud, recently named the 2012 cloud award infrastructure winner, is the most mature and robust data-as-a-service (DaaS) platform available in the industry. DataFlux chose StrikeIron based on IronCloud’s reliability, scalability, ease of deployment, and track-record of success delivering data on-demand to over 1500 customers. As a platform that has matured and been innovated upon for over eight years, IronCloud is a powerful, dependable cloud-based data delivery and API architecture that processes millions of customer records every day through its multi-tenant, high performance infrastructure.

Tony Fisher, president and CEO of DataFlux, said, “The ability to deliver data quality capabilities via the cloud keeps DataFlux ahead of the innovation curve. We are pleased to join forces with StrikeIron to provide cloud-based data quality solutions.”

DataFlux Marketplace, available now, leverages all of the capabilities of the award-winning high-performance IronCloud platform and is also fully integrated into DataFlux’s Data Management platform, enabling DataFlux to deliver a proven, comprehensive DaaS solution to its customers. It provides the ability for DataFlux customers to have easy access to data validation and enrichment functions for mailing addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses, using the real-time solution to increase the value of their organizational data assets.

Sean O’Leary, president and CEO of StrikeIron, said, “StrikeIron is excited to partner with DataFlux, an industry leader in data management. The collaboration will help businesses validate and enhance customer contact information in the cloud. The benefits of high-quality data, especially customer data, are numerous. We are delighted to provide technology that can further add value to DataFlux customers.”

About StrikeIron:

StrikeIron is the leader in Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), delivering data quality and communications solutions via our cloud platform IronCloud. We provide address verification, email verification, phone validation, phone append, SMS text messaging, and sales tax solutions to customers in a variety of markets. Visit us on the web at and Twitter @StrikeIron.

About DataFlux:

DataFlux enables business agility and IT efficiency by providing innovative data management technology and services that transform data into a strategic asset. A wholly owned subsidiary of SAS (, DataFlux helps organizations manage critical aspects of data through unified technologies and expertise that provide the benefits of data quality, data integration and master data management (MDM). To learn more visit

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