to use D&B files for

CRM company has launched recently acquired domain as a corporate-data site. Business information company Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) is the site's exclusive source of corporate information, providing approximately 200 million records that will be integrated with already-existing personal contact information within the Salesforce CRM product. is available with contacts and corporate information from product Jigsaw. Company data from D&B will be available on the site this fall with pricing and packaging announced then, according to a company statement. acquired the domain name in June, although it did not initially disclose its intentions for the site.

“We know that poor data quality is a concern for all our customers,” said Shannon Duffy, senior director of Jigsaw marketing at “When it comes down to data, it's all about contact data and company data. D&B is the gold standard with more than 200 million contacts. They were the obvious choice for us to partner with.” did not use an official RFP or search process to select D&B. was already familiar with the company as the result of a partial-reseller agreement with Jigsaw that began in 2009 for a "small" amount of data, said Duffy. reported $546 million in revenue in the second quarter of fiscal 2012, a 38% year-over-year increase. However, the company also saw a slight net loss of $4.3 million in the period.

In June, it revealed plans for its new corporate headquarters. A month earlier, it announced a partnership with Toyota Motor Corp. to launch "Toyota Friend," a private social network using social marketing tool Salesforce Chatter, in Japan with electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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