Dun & Bradstreet is one of the world's leading suppliers of business information and research. Its global database contains commercial data on more than 240 million companies. Dun & Bradstreet also holds the largest volume of business-credit information in the world. The company mines its data to create software products, web-based applications, and marketing information and purchasing-support services for its customers. Operations are split into two main segments: risk management and sales and marketing solutions.