RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) -   Melissa Data, a leading provider of global contact data quality and direct marketing solutions, today announced it was named to the DBTA 100, Database Trends and Applications magazine's inaugural list of the companies that matter most in data, and to the SD Times 100 for the 2nd consecutive year.

"The increasing focus on enterprise information management has fueled even greater recognition of the need for data quality," said Gary Van Roekel, COO, Melissa Data. "Our slate of global data quality solutions continues to evolve in response to this phenomenon -- simplifying data quality initiatives, yet enabling sophisticated functionality such as a unique single view of the customer."

Judged by DBTA's editorial staff as the top companies in data and enterprise information management, organizations making the "DBTA 100" are selected based on their presence, execution, vision, and innovation in delivering products and services to the marketplace. All 100 companies are highlighted in the special June edition of Database Trends and Applications magazine and on the DBTA.com website.

The "SD Times 100" spotlights industry leadership and influence in a range of essential enterprise business categories, and is based on reputation, product leadership and overall innovation. Culled by examining newsmakers of the previous year, SD Times editorial staff reviews the achievements of those companies to determine the best of the best. Each organization's offerings and reputation are considered, as well as industry "buzz" which demonstrates industry leadership. Melissa Data has again been recognized in the Database & Database Management category, which acknowledges top firms that support developers in creating seamless data quality integrations that enable custom applications to capitalize on data.

For more on Melissa Data and its contact data quality solutions, visit www.MelissaData.com or call 1-800-MELISSA (800-635-4772).

About Melissa Data
Since 1985, Melissa Data has been a leading provider of contact data quality and address management solutions. Melissa Data's data integration components, multiplatform programming tools, Cloud services, and comprehensive reference data sets verify, standardize, consolidate, enhance, and update U.S., Canadian and global contact data for improved communications and ROI. More than 5,000 companies rely on Melissa Data to gain and maintain an accurate, trusted view of critical information assets. For more information or free product trials, visit www.MelissaData.com or call 1-800-MELISSA (635-4772).

Contact Information:


Greg Brown
Vice President, Marketing
Melissa Data

(800) 635-4772 x130

Sylvia Chansler & Jackie Zerbst
MPowered Public Relations

(714) 998-3448