Sterling Infosystems & Acxiom / AISS

 

Sterling Infosystems Inc., a recognized leader in employment and student screening services, background investigative services and occupational health services has acquired from Acxiom Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) its background screening unit, Acxiom Information Security Systems (AISS).

 

The acquisition of AISS is an important milestone in the company’s continued growth and supports Sterling’s strategy to provide the broadest unified background screening suite worldwide. With over a decade as one of the fastest growing background screening companies, Sterling now serves a diverse base of over 10,000 customers ranging from leading Fortune 500 firms to small and medium sized businesses.

 

The transaction’s close date - January, 2012.

 

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Information for customers and partners

 

Welcome:
William Greenblatt, CEO Sterling Infosystems Learn More


LETTER FROM WILLIAM GREENBLATT


January 31, 2012


Welcome,


We are extremely pleased to announce that Sterling Infosystems has completed the acquisition of Acxiom/AISS.  It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the Sterling user community, a global base of over 10,000 customers ranging from small and medium sized businesses to leading Fortune 500 firms.


Sterling offers a broad range of employment screening services, corporate due diligence, and occupational health services in the United States and in over 180 countries around the world. Most recently, Sterling became the only global background screening company represented in 2011’s Inc 5000.


As part of the Sterling community, you will benefit from Court Direct™ - the industry’s leading platform for automatic court record retrieval, new product initiatives, expanded training, and enhanced compliance programs designed to maximize the value and effectiveness your screening program. Sterling’s business philosophy has always been to incorporate the highest standards of technology, compliance, and service.


Our immediate focus will be to continue delivering the same high level of service you have come to expect while enhancing the value of our services and solutions.


We are extremely enthusiastic about the prospects ahead as we blend the considerable talents of Acxiom/AISS into the Sterling community. Acting as one, we will strive enhance your experience so that you continue to enjoy the same quality and ease of use that you have come to expect as a dedicated user.


This is an exciting time for Sterling Infosystems and it is only the beginning; we look forward to a bright future of continued innovation and growth.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call your client services team. We value personal interaction and are always happy to assist.


Sincerely,


William Greenblatt
Chief Executive Officer
Sterling Infosystems, Inc



 

Letter to Customers and Partners:
Richard Seldon, President Sterling Infosystems outlining the benefits of the combination Learn More


LETTER FROM RICHARD SELDON


January 31, 2012


Dear Valued Customers,


We are extremely pleased to announce that Sterling Infosystems has completed the acquisition of Acxiom/AISS.  It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the Sterling user community, a global base of over 10,000 customers ranging from small and medium sized businesses to leading Fortune 500 firms.


Sterling offers a broad range of employment and student-screening services, corporate due diligence, occupational health services, and employment-related business tax consulting in the United States and in over 180 countries around the world. Most recently, Sterling became the only global background screening company represented in 2011’s Inc 5000.


This important milestone will benefit both Sterling and Axciom/AISS customers and prospects alike as we look forward to offering our combined suite of services.


Sterling and Axciom/AISS offer over 45 years of combined experience in the background screening industry, providing invaluable expertise in addition to our user-friendly and innovative technologies such as Court Direct™, the industry’s leading platform for automatic court record retrieval.  Both companies are proud members of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners and play an active role in shaping industry best practices.


Sterling’s business philosophy has always incorporated the highest standards of technology, compliance, and service. We place enormous value on continuous improvement to help our customers succeed.  In fact, we are already gathering customer feedback on how we can further enhance our existing products, service, and support. We encourage and welcome your input and we look forward to building a long-term relationship with you.


Ultimately, our success comes from helping you succeed. We take pride in what we do and we look forward to earning your loyalty and support as our newest Sterling customers.


If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call your client services team. We value personal interaction and are always happy to assist. 


All of us at Sterling look forward to a bright future of continued innovation and growth.

 

Sincerely,


Richard Seldon
President, 
Sterling Infosystems Inc.



 

Letter to Resellers:
David Dickson, General Manager outlining the benefits for our Reseller network Learn More


LETTER FROM RICHARD SELDON


January 31, 2012


Dear Valued Resellers,


We are extremely pleased to announce that Sterling Infosystems has completed the acquisition of Acxiom/AISS.  It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the Sterling user community, a global base of partners and resellers.


Sterling offers a broad range of employment and student-screening services, corporate due diligence, and occupational health services in the United States and in over 180 countries around the world. Most recently, Sterling became the only global background screening company represented in 2011’s Inc. 5000.


The acquisition of Axciom/AISS expands Sterling’s already robust technology and service team with a new group of talented people, innovative products, and unique screening options. Working together, we look forward to broadening our suite of available screening products and solutions.


Our immediate focus will be continuing to deliver the same comprehensive range of screening products and high level of service you have come to expect while working to enhancing the value of our solutions. Sterling’s Reseller partners can rely on continued growth and innovation with the assurance that our partnership will remain stable and will work for the ultimate success of your organization.


This is an exciting time for Sterling Infosystems and it is only the beginning; we look forward to a bright future of continued innovation and growth.

Sincerely,


David Dickson
Vice President / General Manager, 
Sterling Infosystems Inc.



 

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Support, Services & Sales

 

AISS, a Sterling Infosystems Company

While we changed our name, we have not changed the way we do business. It remains business as usual.

Acxiom/AISS customers, partners and prospects please continue to use your existing contacts for your support, professional services, and sales needs. 

All of us at AISS/Sterling are committed to your success.