Hosted nCode Overview

Hosted nCode is perfect for anyone who wants to enhance their in-house applications and packaged software with efficient, powerful address management capabilities. If you are looking for a more effective and efficient way of gathering, maintaining and employing address data with a zero-footprint solution, Hosted nCode is the answer.

Hosted nCode is simple to use and very easy to implement, integrating easily into your web-based or distributed, service-oriented applications on any platform. It's also incredibly cost effective, delivering significant hard-dollar benefits. Hosted nCode lets you leverage the power of our address quality engine in a zero-footprint web service. There is absolutely no software for you to install, manage or operate.

You can buy Hosted nCode transactions using one of our convenient prepaid or post-paid pricing plans. No matter what your transaction volume, there's an economical plan that fits your budget.

Product Features

Hosted nCode has the features you need:

  • Address verification: nCode verifies your addresses to a very high degree of accuracy against Canada Post's address reference data.
  • Fully automated or manual address correction: Configure nCode to correct addresses automatically, and eliminate manual intervention, or have nCode tell you what is wrong with an address and offer suggestions for making it valid.
  • Zero footprint: Absolutely nothing to install, operate or maintain.
  • Address searching and postal code lookup: nCode's powerful and flexible searching features let you search for valid Canadian postal addresses at any level, using any partial information.
  • Automatic reformatting of addresses to your requirements or to Canada Post's standards: Create as many address formats as your business requires. nCode will transform your addresses into any format quickly and easily.
  • Bilingual address support: nCode completely supports accents, translation of address keywords and French addressing conventions.
  • Uses the latest monthly update of Canada Post's address reference data.

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Technical Highlights

nCode's advanced technology delivers superior results:

  • Uses the nCode Programmers Toolkit for powerful, flexible, and accurate address quality functionality.
  • Includes all of the nCode Web Services SOAP/XML and REST/JSON web-service methods to give you the features you need for just about any job.
  • Applications using Hosted nCode can run on any hardware and operating system with the ability to call SOAP/XML or REST/JSON web services.
  • Hosted nCode is deployed on our servers in Canada. If you prefer not to send data across the Internet you should consider nCode Web Services, which is deployed on your own network.
  • Unlike many address quality web services, Hosted nCode protects your credentials against abuse by malicious third parties, so you can stop worrying about hackers using your transactions or running up your bill.
  • Full technical documentation, including WSDL and working sample code is provided.

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Recommended For

Hosted nCode is perfect for:

  • Processing addresses interactively, with live feedback to the end-user. It's ideal for address data capture, including customer self-service web sites.
  • Web-based address processing.
  • Distributed, service oriented architectures (SOA) and web-enabled desktop solutions.
  • Organizations wanting a zero-footprint implementation, or who have lower transaction volumes.