Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced Melissa Developer, a comprehensive portal with ready-to-use APIs (application program interfaces) that support the development community with easy integration of data quality operations and a full spectrum of data enrichments. Tools and resources are designed for rapid application development (RAD), enabling an agile, adaptive process that helps developers quickly solve business problems for their customers.
Resources are scalable, empowering developers to add capacity and features that ensure long-term application performance and profitability. Melissa Developer also offers flexible payment options using Melissa credits. Pricing scales with growth, ensuring funds remain available for core business operations.
“Melissa Developer reflects our commitment to global data quality across the broadest range of enterprise applications and platforms,” said Bud Walker, vice president, enterprise sales and strategy, Melissa. “By streamlining developer tools and resources into an easy-access portal, we are increasing focus on data quality performance and easing long-term application scalability.”
Developers can integrate location-based operations such as verifying and standardizing both U.S. and international addresses; validating geolocation of IP addresses with latitude/longitude for city, region, and country; and property and mortgage data enrichments for more than 140 million U.S. properties.
Business services include identity verification that pinpoints potential risks that a customer may represent. Tools also verify, standardize, update, and enrich contact data including global emails, phone numbers, and consumer and business names. Enrichments tap into Melissa’s multisource dataset of over 25 million U.S. business records including SIC/NAICS, sales volume, number of employees, and much more.
Melissa Developer’s flexible cloud APIs support REST, JSON, XML, and SOAP technologies. The portal can handle single record, real-time processing ideal for web forms and call center applications, as well as batch processing optimized for database cleanup.