This guide documents Data Axle's enhanced data model and helps identify the changes to make in order to migrate use of existing Infogroup product to Data Axle. Infogroup products with similar data include:
- DP Services
- Info USA
- Reference USA
Data Axle contains all Infogroup Business & Consumer Databases under one roof. The data model is redesigned from the ground up to be more straightforward and flexible, while retaining the depth and breadth of information in the Infogroup Business Database.
Data Axle removes legacy shortcomings across hundreds of fields. Some examples:
|Field Lengths||King County Lawn Mowing Services||KING COUNTY LAWN MWNG SVC|
|Modern Schema||cuisine: sushi||ISCOD1: v|
Read more about Data Axle data:
Data Axle contains all core data available in other Infogroup products.
Not all product fields are mapped one-to-one. For example, Data Axle splits legacy Franchise Codes into unique fields such as
Data Axle supports fields and datasets not available through any other Infogroup platform. Browse the available fields in Data Axle's online Data Dictionary.
Data Axle combines all Infogroup business data into one platform so that the data can easily be searched, queried, and delivered in any combination. Below is a table that outlines how to find the legacy data segments you're used to in Data Axle.
|Legacy File||Location in Data Axle|
|Out of Business||
|PR, VI, and Islands||
|Enhanced Content||Attributes categorized under Enhanced Data or High Value Data|
|ACL (Church)||Attributes categorized under Churches|
|AMI (Medical)||Attributes categorized under Medical|
Each person within a customer organization is provided their own login to Data Axle. Files and data is accessed in several ways:
- Download files through the Data Axle web UI.
- Automate files retrieval with the File Delivery API.
- Read more Delivery Options.
Data Axle does not post files to FTP mailboxes that require shared passwords and manual updates.