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The Rugby Football Union Renews Data Cleansing Contract with Data8

England captain Dylan Hartley lifts the winners' trophy with team-mates following their victory over Australia in the third Test in Sydney in June. Photo: AFP

Chester, UK -  04 August, 2016 Data8, a leading data quality management provider announces that The Rugby Football Union (RFU), the national governing body for rugby in England, has renewed their contract for two additional years, strengthening the longstanding relationship between the two organisations.

The extension will lead to Data8 providing their de-duplication, validation & standardisation solutions to ensure the RFU continue to achieve their aim of having a clean database that enables them to engage with their supporters and partners in a relevant, timely, and personalised way.

Antony Allen, Managing Director of Data8 said “We are delighted to continue our partnership with the RFU and we are excited to continue to help improve their data so it can be optimised to its full potential!”

Paul Chorley, Project Delivery Manager at The RFU added “We look forward to working with Data8 again; the team has been very helpful to accommodate our specific requirements and give us results in a format exactly matching our needs.”


About Data8

Data8 is a leading provider of data quality and data management solutions. Data8 enables customers to completely trust their data and through its effective management, transform their business.The services include real time data validation, data cleansing, B2B and B2C data supply, business process outsourcing, data management, analytics, and visualisation enabling a Single Customer View.

Data8 also offers integration services with major CRM and shopping cart solutions. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Data8 offers Microsoft CRM and data quality solutions within CRM.

With offices throughout the UK, Data8 serves customers worldwide, enabling them to unlock the power of data to drive their business forward.

For more information, visit www.data-8.co.uk


About The RFU

The Rugby Football Union is the governing body for rugby union in England. It was founded in 1871 and was the sport's international governing body prior to the formation of the International Rugby Board in 1886. It promotes and runs the sport, organises international matches for the England national team and educates and trains players and officials.

For more information, visit www.englandrugby.com


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