Alation Delivers Cloud-Based Platform for Data Intelligence
Alation Inc., a leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, today launched Alation Cloud Service, a comprehensive cloud-based platform for data intelligence. Alation Cloud Service offers a simple, fast way to drive data intelligence across an organization's hybrid architecture. The new offering results in faster time to value, lower maintenance and administration overhead, and enables customers to leverage innovations faster through continuous integration and deployment options.
Alation Cloud Service drives data intelligence with its ability to connect to virtually any data source, in the cloud or on-premises, via cloud-native connectors. The cloud service is available through Alation and on Amazon Web Services (News - Alert) (AWS) via AWS Marketplace, providing customers with new and convenient fulfillment options.
This new offering meets the growing expectations for organizations deploying Alation at an enterprise-wide scale. The service improves on Alation's award-winning user experience by empowering organizations to get faster time to value from their data while minimizing IT and administrative overhead. Through continuous integration and deployment options, organizations can leverage the platform's newest features via ongoing upgrades without latency or disruptions.
"We've always believed that speed to deployment and time to value are fundamental strengths of Alation's platform. Alation Cloud Service doubles down on that value proposition," said Satyen Sangani, CEO and co-founder, Alation. "Now, not only does Alation's ease-of-use drive adoption, but new deployment options allow organizations to innovate and collaborate on data faster than ever before."
"Alation Cloud Service provides the full benefits of the Alation Data Catalog while leveraging new catalog features faster with zero administrative overhead. This allows us to focus on our core business innovation and beter serve our customers," said Oliver Bauer, Senior Director, Vistaprint.
"Security, disaster recovery, and availability zones from Alation & AWS combine to provide an enterprise-grade data intelligence platform that organizations couldn't achieve as easily in their own on-premises environments," said Stewart Bond, Research Director, Data Integration and Intelligence Software, IDC (News - Alert).
"Organizations are looking to use their data to innovate faster. That's why we're modernizing their architectures to the cloud with the help of solutions like the Alation Cloud Service, now available in AWS Marketplace," said Jorge A. Lopez, Global Lead, Big Data & Analytics Partner Strategy, AWS. "We're pleased to work with Alation to help customers answer key questions about their data, making it easier for them to find, discover, and govern the data they need to transform their business."
Alation pioneered the data catalog market and today is leading its evolution into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, data stewardship, analytics, and digital transformation. Thanks to its powerful Behavioral Analysis Engine, inbuilt collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation combines machine learning with human insight to successfully tackle even the most demanding challenges in data and metadata management. More than 240 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation, including AbbVie, American Family Insurance, Cisco (News - Alert), Exelon, Finnair, Munich Re, New Balance, Pfizer, Scandinavian Airlines, and US Foods. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is backed by leading venture capitalists including Costanoa, Data Collective, Icon, Sapphire, and Salesforce Ventures. For more information, visit alation.com.
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