Dun & Bradstreet data cloud exceeds 500 million records

KARACHI: Dun & Bradstreet, one of the world’s leading providers of business data and analytics, announced on Wednesday that its world-renowned D‑U‑N‑S® Number database has crossed more than 500 million records in the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud.

The DUNS® number is a unique 9-digit identifier for businesses.

DUNS®, which stands for Data Universal Numbering System, is used to maintain up-to-date and timely information on over half a billion global businesses with now nearly 100,000 Pakistani businesses nationwide.

The DUNS® number is used worldwide to identify and access business information. It identifies a company’s business profile and the information it contains can help potential partners, suppliers, vendors, customers and lenders learn more about a company and make informed decisions about working with them.

Businesses and governments around the world trust the DUNS® Number to verify the legitimacy of a business.

“For decades, businesses have used the DUNS® Number to gain credibility and visibility, find trusted companies to work with, and become the cornerstone of an identity and business profile that drives business performance.” said Nauman Lakhani, country manager of Dun & Bradstreet in Pakistan.

“The company has reached an exceptional milestone of reaching 500 million business records, which is unmatched globally. It confirms the fact that we are market leaders and that data works for our customers.”