Global Database To Accelerate Business Growth
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The Dun & Bradstreet Global Database

Leverage the world’s most comprehensive commercial data and insights to improve business performance

Accelerate Growth. Reduce Cost. Manage Risk. Transform Business.

The Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud offers the world’s most comprehensive business data and analytical insights to power today’s most crucial business needs. That’s why 90% of the Fortune 500, and companies of all sizes around the world, rely on Dun & Bradstreet to help grow and protect their businesses.

Dun & Bradstreet data and insights, delivered through the Data Cloud and the solutions they power, help customers improve business performance by accelerating revenue, reducing cost, managing risk and transforming their business.

Database features.

Comprising over 400 million business records, more than 120 Million hierarchy members, and with 375 million data elements updated per day, our Data Cloud provides unparalleled depth and breadth of business information. It is curated from tens of thousands of global sources – including both online sources and our Worldwide Network of global data partners.

Derived from the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud is our Live Business Identity, which represents all information about any given entity in the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud. Live Business Identity helps ensure you have the most accurate and up-to-date view of business entities. The starting point of Live Business Identity is the Dun & Bradstreet D U N S® Number, a proprietary, unique 9-digit identifier for businesses that allows us to track a business and its related data and connections throughout the full lifecycle of that business.

global database features

Improve business performance

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Earlier identification of growth opportunities


Avoidance of potential risk, fraud, and compliance issues


Deepening of customer, supplier, and partner engagement

Making Data Work for you and Your Goals.

Businesses look to Dun & Bradstreet to improve the performance of their organizations, both at the department level and across the enterprise. With our solutions, marketing departments can more effectively target and capture new prospects. This in turn helps sales teams accelerate the path from prospect to customer. Finance departments can drive more profitable relationships. Procurement teams can more efficiently optimize third-party relationships. Compliance departments can work more effectively to avoid penalties and brand damage, and technology teams can create a unified view of business relationships.

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Live Business identity.

Comprehensive and Continually Updated View of Business Entities

Like personal identities, which are much more than a fingerprint, Live Business Identity is more than the D U N S® Number – it is “the D U N S” PLUS additional valuable elements, starting with the identification of connections between entities, which our Dun & Bradstreet D U N S® Number enables. Live Business Identity also provides many use-case specific data elements about a company including: Device identifiers and IP addresses for targeted digital marketing, industry profiles for intelligent sales prospecting using enriched customer data, extensive payment history for better predictability, supply chain mapping for insights into suppliers’ suppliers and entity ownership insights to know who ultimately benefits from a company’s performance. Predictive and Prescriptive analytics and scores round out the insights Live Business Identity delivers.


Accelerate revenue

Increase marketing ROI, improve close rates, interact consistently across customer journey, and boost qualified leads.

Reduce cost

Automate credit decisions, optimize cash flow, lower cost of sales, and improve operating efficiency.

Manage risk

Improve decision-making, protect company reputation, avoid costly compliance penalties, and ensure suppliers are ethical and compliant.

Transform business

Accelerate digital transformation, create trusted view of key relationships, unify data across departments, and leverage data for innovation.