Melissa Data and Loqate Partner to Deliver International Address Verification and Geocoding

he Loqate Engine Extends Coverage of Melissa Data’s Data Quality Solutions


San Bruno, CA – Loqate Inc., the definitive source of everything location, today announced that Melissa Data will now deliver Global Address Verification based on The Loqate Engine. Melissa Data is now shipping address verification and geocoding for over 240 countries through its various services ranging from applications installed at customer sites, the cloud, or as a service. The combination of Loqate and Melissa Data solutions enables users to gain a single, accurate, and trusted view of critical information assets.


“As organizations become more global, the companies that provide technology and solutions to those organizations need to have the vision to expand their services,” said Martin Turvey, President and CEO of Loqate. “Melissa Data extends its industry leading solutions to provide address verification on a worldwide basis in any method that their customers desire. The Melissa Data applications and services, and ultimately their customers, will benefit from our combined efforts.”


“In just a short time, Loqate has emerged as a worldwide leader in address verification and geocoding,” said Ray Melissa, President and CEO of Melissa Data. “Loqate’s efforts are aligned with ours – to design and build scalable, powerful, yet affordable solutions ensuring the accuracy and reliability of data. The new ability to service data requirements worldwide strengthens our relationships with our customers, whatever their processing needs may be.”


Almost all data contains locations, and accurate locations power a wealth of business processes: Customer Relationship Management; data quality; delivery of materials, goods or services; fraud detection; insurance risk assessment; data analytics; store and territory planning; and much more. New applications that harness the information in Big Data, location based services, customer analytics, and market intelligence need the accuracy and intelligence that only comes from great address quality. The Loqate Engine and its components, Verify, Register, Geocode, and Identify provide the ability to provide complete, in-depth global location information.


Since 1985, Melissa Data has been a leading provider of data quality and address management solutions. Melissa Data’s data quality software, cloud services and data integration components verify, standardize, consolidate, enhance and update U.S., Canadian, and global contact data, including addresses, phone numbers and email addresses for improved communications and ROI. More than 5,000 companies rely on Melissa Data to gain and maintain a single, accurate and trusted view of critical information assets.


The Loqate Engine components Verify and Geocode and the Loqate Global Knowledge Repository are now shipping from Melissa Data via local API, in the cloud, or via batch service. Support for the Loqate solutions together with Melissa Data services will be provided by Melissa Data.


About Loqate

Loqate Inc., the definitive source of everything location, can power applications with a combination of address capture, verification, and geocoding – all for 240+ countries. With global coverage, Loqate becomes the single global source for high quality, accurate location information.


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

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