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StrikeIron Expands Data Quality Offerings with Three New 24-Hour Directory Information Web Services

On-Demand access to the most up-to-date Residential, Business, and Government Directory Information   
Research Triangle Park, NC – December 7, 2004 -- StrikeIron™ Inc., developer of the innovative StrikeIron Web Services Business Network™ (WSBizNet™) that simplifies working with Web services, today announced the availability of three additional data quality Web services to its expanding network. The 24-hour Accurate Directory Information services include StrikeIron 24-hour Accurate Residential Lookup, 24-hour Accurate Business and Government Lookup and 24-hour Accurate Reverse Phone Lookup.

“These Web services are updated nightly, making them the most accurate and up-to-date resource of its kind for Residential, Business and Government listings,” said Richard Holcomb, Chairman and CEO of StrikeIron. “Now companies can improve their lead quality, enhance their customer data and integrate identity checking to prevent fraud into all their business applications in real-time and on demand.”

With these services, developers and business users are able to take advantage of an easier and more cost-effective option for accessing and integrating real-time directory information to build on-demand applications. By completing partial information, these services improve the deliverability of postal mail and parcels, assist in the identification of address duplicates in databases and significantly lower the cost of direct marketing and CRM activities.

These three StrikeIron 24-hour Accurate Directory Information Premium Web Services provide: 
  • Comprehensive nationwide coverage (US and Puerto Rico)
• More than 1MM records updated nightly
• Residential, business and government listings
• A programmatic interface for managing your own internal customer lists.

Users can also integrate this data directly into Excel spreadsheets with the recently launched StrikeIron OnDemand Web Services for Microsoft Excel beta release. With StrikeIron OnDemand Web Services for Excel, users can now simply drag and drop Web services directly into their spreadsheets to build on-demand applications that take advantage of real-time data access. Working in their familiar spreadsheet environment, users can integrate the StrikeIron 24-hour Accurate Directory Information Premium Web Services for real-time data checking and verification as well as additional Web services for Do Not Call compliance, real-time financial data and much more.

The StrikeIron 24-hour Accurate Directory Information Premium Web Services are part of the growing StrikeIron WSBizNet focused on providing on-demand data access to improve business decision processes. Examples of additional Premium Web Services include D&B Business Information, Zacks, Financial Management Services, Do Not Call Lists, eMail and Address Verification. These Web services are included as part of the largest and fastest growing directory of publicly available Web services with over 1000 entries.

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  About StrikeIron
Based in Research Triangle Park, NC, StrikeIron, Inc. is pioneering a break-through with the StrikeIron Web Services Business Network™ (WSBizNet™) that greatly simply working with Web Services and enable broader adoption by business users and developers. WSBizNet is an innovative integrated set of on-demand services and easier-to-use graphical tools to simplify publishing, finding, understanding, and utilizing Web services. WSBizNet provides access to over 1000 Web services and an infrastructure platform for easier and faster development of on-demand applications. The Aurora Funds, Inc. provided funding for StrikeIron after recognizing the significant opportunity presented by Web services and this unique management team. For more information, visit

StrikeIron, Web Services Business Network and WSBizNet are trademarks of StrikeIron, Inc. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders.
James Neiser or Richard Holcomb
StrikeIron, Inc.
(919) 405-7010 Kristi Lee
SRK Communications
(919) 754-9511 

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