Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Jenzabar Partners with Experian QAS to Offer Colleges and Universities Address Management Solution

Jenzabar Partners with Experian QAS to Offer Colleges and Universities Address Management Solution

Jenzabar EX integrated software helps validate, clean, and standardize address data

Boston, MA (Vocus) August 26, 2009 –-

Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced today its partnership with Experian® QAS®, a leading provider of address verification software and services (http://www. qas. com/), to improve the value of Jenzabar EX data used for recruitment, retention, development, and marketing communication activities.

Jenzabar EX (http://www. jenzabar. com/products. aspx? id=118), an enterprise resource planning system offered on the Microsoft® SQL Server® platform, allows administrative and academic staff to access, update, store, and report on crucial data through a common database. The Experian QAS integration with Jenzabar EX (http://www. qas. com/partners/jenzabar. htm) utilizes QAS Pro, a front-end address verification product, and QAS Batch, a back-end address verification tool. These solutions validate, clean, standardize and enrich address data, enabling colleges and universities to reduce the volume of return mail seen from prospective students and alumni.

“Experian QAS is strengthening its market presence in higher education by offering integrated address verification to the Jenzabar community,” said Joel Curry, COO Experian QAS. “This product promotes a more efficient way of taking in addresses, allowing colleges and universities to save valuable staff and monetary resources.”

QAS Pro for Jenzabar EX decreases data-entry time while giving users easy-to-follow prompts and pick lists to take in a complete address. QAS Batch for Jenzabar EX gives users a CASS Certified™ software to standardize addresses and can qualify colleges and universities for U. S. Postal Service discounts.

“Through the Experian QAS partnership, we are able to help our clients increase their data accuracy,” said Sashi Parthasarathi, Jenzabar Vice President of Client Relations. “Jenzabar is committed to providing existing and potential clients with time saving and effective solutions and this mechanism for address verification will certainly help them heighten operational efficiency.”

Serving nearly 300 institutions of higher education, Jenzabar EX delivers key data to offices across the campus, streamlining workflow and enabling institutions to offer prompt, personalized service to prospects, students, alumni, and faculty.

Jenzabar is also developing integration between Experian QAS and Jenzabar CX, another Jenzabar flagship enterprise resource planning system offered on the UNIX® platform. Jenzabar plans on releasing this integrated solution to its Jenzabar CX clients within the next three to six months.

About Experian QAS
Experian QAS is an address data quality software pioneer. The company’s products capture, validate, cleanse, standardize and enrich customer contact information. Experian QAS provides data validation software and services to more than 10,000 customers worldwide in retail, education, health care, insurance, finance, government and other sectors. The company was established in 1990 and has offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit http://www. qas. com (http://www. qas. com).

About Experian
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to manage their credit relationships and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2009, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www. experianplc. com (http://www. experianplc. com).

About Jenzabar, Inc.
Jenzabar, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise software and services developed exclusively for higher education. With more than 35 years of combined experience offering technology solutions to colleges and universities, Jenzabar is the trusted partner of choice to more than 700 campuses worldwide, including private liberal arts, state, and community colleges and business, medical, law and other graduate schools. Jenzabar is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with regional offices located across the United States. For more information, please visit www. jenzabar. com.

Carina Ganias
Public Relations Specialist
Jenzabar, Inc.
617-492-9099 ext. 365