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MicroBilt and Equifax Help Businesses Make Informed Credit Decisions

ATLANTA, Aug 07, 2007

Equifax Commercial Credit Data Now Available at Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced today that MicroBilt Corporation is linking customers with a portfolio of commercial information solutions from Equifax. Now, through, customers can access commercial credit risk scores and leverage unique data from the Small Business Financial Exchange (SBFE), which has become the industry standard in helping small business credit grantors make informed lending decisions. With this offering, companies now can go to a single source for their commercial credit information needs. They can access information on more than 23 million businesses with the Equifax Commercial Credit Report, which includes banking and lease payment information, trade payment histories, public records and business demographics. Another valuable tool offered through the site, Equifax Commercial Credit Risk Scores, assesses the likelihood of new or existing accounts becoming 90 days or more past due within 12 months. This helps companies further evaluate the credit risk of businesses. "Solution offerings such as provide businesses with the information tools and technology to manage risk and strengthen performance," said Michael Shannon, president, North America Commercial Solutions, Equifax. "Through the convenience of and the breadth of products now offered on the site, companies can quickly and easily evaluate, manage and grow the right customer relationships." MicroBilt Corporation has been providing businesses with credit report access since 1978. More than 50,000 customers visit to access consumer and commercial credit reports as well as other decision-critical data such as criminal background, evictions, motor vehicle reports and more. Customers can maximize their company's credit productivity using this centralized web site for ease of use and access to all credit information. "By integrating Equifax's industry-leading commercial credit solutions into, we have created a robust and reliable go-to credit resource for today's businesses," said Walt Wojciechowski, CEO, for MicroBilt. "Our relationship with Equifax demonstrates MicroBilt's continued commitment to offering customers the most comprehensive information available to help them sustain competitive advantage." About MicroBiltMicroBilt is an industry leader in risk management information and a single source provider for credit bureau, collections and screening data access and retrieval. MicroBilt is certified through and provides interfaces with the three national consumer credit bureaus, Equifax (NYSE: EFX), Experian (London Stock Exchange: EXPN) and TransUnion and three commercial bureaus, D&B, Experian and Equifax Business, as well as LexisNexis, eFunds Corporation (NYSE: EFD) and ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS). Along with this data access, MicroBilt also offers the latest in authentication and identity fraud prevention technology and delivers it via the Internet at, a system's integration toolkit, dedicated terminals and dial-up software. MicroBilt also enables credentialed companies to enhance their web site content offerings by delivering a private labeled site to their established online communities. For more information, please contact MicroBilt Corporation, 1640 Airport Road, Suite 115, Kennesaw, GA, 30144 or Telephone: 1-800-884-4747. About Equifax Inc. ( - Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. A global leader in information solutions, we leverage one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers. Customers have trusted Equifax for over 100 years to deliver innovative solutions with the highest integrity and reliability. Businesseslarge and smallrely on us for consumer and business credit intelligence, portfolio management, fraud detection, decisioning technology, marketing tools, and much more. We empower individual consumers to manage their personal credit information, protect their identity, and maximize their financial well-being. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Equifax Inc. employs approximately 6,900 people in 14 countries through North America, Latin America and Europe. Equifax is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index. Our common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EFX.