Blacksburg, VA, May 08, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Attaain Inc. today announced a licensing agreement with Hoover’s, Inc., for the integration of the extensive Hoover’s database of companies and executives into the AttaainCI market and competitive business intelligence system.
AttaainCI is a leading web-based solution for business development, sales, marketing and competitive intelligence research, analysis and tracking. The system is used by companies in a wide range of industries to identify and track key sales prospects, customer growth opportunities, competitor activities, strategic partner prospects, industry developments and more, across single or multiple lines of business. The system provides real-time competitive business intelligence to drive strategic decision making in areas such as: business development, sales and sales management, marketing, product development and management, merger/acquisition/investment activities, corporate strategic planning and top management decision making across all company disciplines.
Hoover's, Inc. delivers comprehensive insight and analysis about the companies, industries and business people that drive the economy. Hoover's coverage of millions of companies, including comprehensive coverage of 44,000 of the world's top businesses, is developed using Hoover’s unique editorial expertise and one-of-a-kind data collection methods. Hoover's information is used by sales, marketing, business development and other professionals who need intelligence on U.S. and global companies, industries and the people who lead them.
According to Daryl Scott, President and CEO of Attaain, “Hoover's has long been recognized as one of the most trusted sources for accurate and comprehensive business information. The integration of this key business intelligence into AttaainCI enables our customers to more effectively target business opportunities and to further refine their sales, marketing and overall business strategies to accelerate the growth of their businesses.”
Peter Poulin, Executive Vice President of Marketing at Hoover’s, states, “The AttaainCI system provides a powerful framework for researching and tracking key information about important companies, business people and markets. Hoover’s is pleased to now be powering some of the advanced company and decision maker data available to the users of the AttaainCI system.”
Expanded AttaainCI Company and People Profiles
In addition to the real-time intelligence extracted by AttaainCI from news sources, blogs, articles, social media, company websites, and other sources, the integration of the proprietary Hoover’s business information into AttaainCI now adds:
- Coverage of more than 32 million companies and 36 million decision makers worldwide.
- Comprehensive company overviews, plus extensive financial data.
- Decision-maker information including company contacts, officer listings, board members, and, when available, biographies and affiliations.
- Valuable information about corporate structure including identification of subsidiary and branch locations.
Expanded AttaainCI Company and People Search Capabilities
The AttaainCI system also now provides enhanced tools for searching and identifying companies or people matching a wide range of criteria.
Using these advanced search capabilities, AttaainCI users can now create highly targeted lists of prospects for sales, business development, supplier sourcing, merger/acquisition/investment activities, competitive analysis, and other critical business activities where up-to-date information on companies and key decision makers is essential.
The expanded search criteria available in AttaainCI now include:
- Company Search: Company Name or Keywords.
- Location: City, State, Country, ZIP/Postal Code (exact or distance range), Phone Area Code, Metro Areas, and World Region.
- Industry & Special Identifiers: NAICS Codes, SIC Codes, Company D-U-N-S Number, Company Parent D-U-N-S Number, any of over 45 company ranking lists, and Hoover’s Industry Names.
- Types: Location Type (headquarters, branch, etc.), Company Type (public/private etc.), and Subsidiary Status.
- Size & Financials: Total Employees, Total Employees Growth, Employees at Location, Market Cap, Annual Sales, Annual Sales Growth, Net Income, Net Income Growth, Assets, Ad Expenses, and R&D Expenses.
- People Search: Person Name or Keywords.
- Job Function: Over 50 job function categories.
- Person Details: Age, Salary, Bonus, and Total Compensation.
About Attaain Inc.
Attaain Inc. delivers “active intelligence for strategic advantage” with AttaainCI, the comprehensive web-based solution for researching, analyzing and real-time tracking of competitive business intelligence and market intelligence on key companies, people and markets. The AttaainCI Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) system is used for business development
in a wide range of industries to identify and track new sales prospects, existing customer growth opportunities, competitor activities, strategic partner prospects, industry developments and more, across single or multiple lines of business. The AttaainCI system provides detailed company profiles
and decision maker information covering millions of companies worldwide and continuously monitors, filters and integrates the latest information updates from a wide range of sources. The system provides real-time competitive business intelligence to drive strategic decision making in areas such as: business development, sales and sales management, marketing, product development and management, merger/acquisition/investment activities, corporate strategic planning and top management decision making across all company disciplines. For complete information, visit: www.attaain.com
About Hoover's, Inc. – The Fastest Path To Business™
Hoover’s, a D&B company, provides its customers with insight and actionable information about companies, industries and key decision makers, along with the powerful tools to find and connect to the right people to get business done. Hoover’s provides this information for sales, marketing, business development, and other professionals who need intelligence on U.S. and global companies, industries, and the people who lead them. Hoover’s unique combination of editorial expertise and one-of-a-kind data collection with user-generated and company-supplied content gives customers a 360-degree view and competitive edge. This information, along with powerful tools to search, sort, download and integrate the content, is available through Hoover’s (http://www.hoovers.com), the company’s premier online service. Hoover’s is headquartered in Austin, Texas.