Teledata Communications was founded as a Telex distributor in 1982. In the late 1980s, the company started to manufacture credit terminals and later transitioned to desktop software. By 1999, Teledata s credit retrieval software products had approximately 30,000 licensed users. By transitioning to an application server model, Teledata is able to use the Internet to automate its customers' workflow, streamlining the process for conducting background checks, employment screenings, tenant screenings and more. The company s ASP-based products include DecisionLender, TenantScreener, EmploymentScreener, AddressScreener, FraudScreener, My Credit Screener and Credit Probe. Teledata Communications is headquartered in Hauppauge, N.Y.