BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwire - January 22, 2008) - Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality solutions, today announced that its Trillium Software System® has won the Gold 2007 "Product of the Year Award" for data quality software.

The Trillium Software System is an integrated data profiling, data cleansing, and data quality solution with a single user interface and dashboard designed for enterprise data quality management.

"We are honored to be recognized for our efforts to deliver a business-user friendly interface backed by an integrated tool that enables organizations to investigate, cleanse and monitor the state of their data," said John Nicoli, managing director, Harte-Hanks Trillium Software. "This award acknowledges our focus on customers' needs and a desire to continue Trillium Software's longstanding leadership in the data quality software market. We remain committed to helping organizations achieve cross-enterprise data governance and information quality objectives.", which first announced the award win last week, is a Web-based guide for data management professionals and business leaders and is part of the TechTarget network. TechTarget publishes integrated media that enable information technology (IT) marketers to reach targeted communities of IT professionals and executives in all phases of the technology research and purchase process. "Product of the Year" category winners were evaluated based on innovation, performance, ease of integration into an environment, ease of use and manageability, functionality, value and service and support. The panel of expert judges included editorial staff of, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants.

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About Harte-Hanks

Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing improves return on its clients' marketing investment by increasing their prospect and customer value -- a process of "customer optimization" -- organized around five strategic considerations: Information (data collection/management) -- Opportunity (data access/utilization) -- Insight (data analysis/interpretation) -- Engagement (knowledge application) -- Interaction (program execution). Expert in integrating this process, Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing is highly skilled at tailoring solutions for each of the vertical markets it serves. Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site at or call (800) 456-9748.

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 USA and in the United Kingdom call +44 (0) 118 940 7666 or visit Trillium Software online at

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