BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, BIG DATA MANAGEMENT, DATA SCIENCE
Alation | January 31, 2023
On January 30, 2023, Alation Inc., a leading enterprise data intelligence solutions provider, announced the participation of three more universities in its philanthropic initiative, The Data Intelligence Project. The University of Cincinnati in Ohio, The University of Arkansas in Little Rock, Arkansas, and The University of Stirling in Scotland are among the new joining universities. So far, more than 420 students have employed Alation in their courses, with this year's worldwide cohort using Alation to provide real-world exposure to hundreds of new students.
Launched in 2021, the Data Intelligence Project creates a more data-literate, inquisitive, and rational society by fostering the next generation of data professionals. Alation, as part of The Data Intelligence Project, introduces its data intelligence platform into academic institutions for free and offers undergraduate and graduate students a hands-on learning experience utilizing a collaborative data catalog.
Through this program students and professors get access to Alation guest speakers with subject matter knowledge and presentation topics covering analytics, data science, data intelligence, IT, engineering, and more. In addition, Alation University provides students with access to high-quality training materials to assist them in mastering technical skills and utilizing the data catalog.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, one of the program's early participants, is now in its third year of the program, and it is continuing to experience success in educating the next generation of data professionals. It is used by the institution to encourage students' interest in data intelligence and to provide emerging leaders with the tools they need to succeed in their careers.
In addition to enhancing existing engineering courses, the program increases students' marketability to the more than 450 firms that use Alation to seek job opportunities. Cisco, AbbVie, General Mills, Munich Re, Hertz, NASDAQ, Pfizer, Riot Games, Raiffeisen Bank, Salesforce, The Very Group, The University of Virginia, Vattenfall, Virgin Australia, and others are among Alation's customers.
This year, the program welcomed the first foreign university, The University of Stirling in Scotland, and will continue expanding globally. Alation will choose up to four additional academic institutions to join in The Data Intelligence Project in 2023.
Founded in 2012, Alation is an industry leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions such as data search and discovery, data stewardship, data governance, analytics, and digital transformation. It integrates machine learning with human insights to solve even the most challenging data and metadata management issues, with its robust Behavioral Analysis Engine, inbuilt collaborative features, and open interfaces. Alation is employed by nearly 450 businesses, including American Family Insurance, AbbVie, Autozone, Draft Kings, Cisco, Exelon, Finnair, Fifth Third Bank, General Mills, Munich Re, NASDAQ, Pfizer, Parexel, Salesforce, Virgin Australia, and Vistaprint, to drive data culture, enhance decision-making, and achieve business outcomes.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, BIG DATA MANAGEMENT, DATA ARCHITECTURE
Panasas | February 06, 2023
Panasas®, the data engine for innovation, recently announced the release of PanView™ and PanMove™, the company's software products designed to enhance data visibility and mobility at enterprises deploying high-performance data analytics (HPDA), high-performance computing (HPC), and AI/ML workloads at scale.
Panasas PanMove tools enable end users to copy, transfer, and sync data seamlessly between all Panasas ActiveStor® platforms and Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud object storage. In contrast, its PanView tools deliver comprehensive visualization reports for more competent data management practices.
The new PanMove and PanView data movement and analytics tools, as additions to the Panasas PanFS® parallel file system software package, cement Panasas' position as a standout storage platform in the fast-growing AI/ML and HPC marketplace.
PanView and PanMove's general availability coincides with the recent PanFS 9.3.1 release, which delivers upgrades and performance improvements to Panasas storage environments. Panasas and Atempo, a major data management and protection software maker, collaborated to create the new software tools.
The Panasas PanMove software suite enables enterprises to move data across multiple data sites quickly and securely. It includes PanMove Sync, an advanced parallel version of rsync for Posix-to-Posix data movement, and PanMove Advanced by Atempo, a data movement and protection tool with a simple GUI for copying, moving, and syncing data between PanFS-based systems that also support cloud and local S3-compatible object targets. The PanMove package enables a complete data lifecycle for all HPC and AI settings when paired with the Panasas PanMove Backup and Archive licenses.
By analyzing data consumption, footprint, and utilization, the Panasas PanView software suite assists enterprises in controlling infrastructure access and expenses. It includes PanView Essentials for native Panasas quick scan technology that enables storage profiling and forecasting. In addition, it incorporates PanView Analytics, powered by Atempo, which provides a consolidated global view of data and extensive insights into activities from a single dashboard for a comprehensive view of the storage environment.
Founded in 1999, Panasas, the data engine for innovation, offers purpose-built data solutions for high-performance and artificial intelligence (AI) applications in medical sciences, manufacturing, energy, financial services, media, and government. The company's flagship PanFS® parallel file system and ActiveStor® technologies combine exceptional performance, security, scalability, and reliability with the simplicity of management for modern workloads. The Panasas data engine addresses some of the world's most complex challenges, such as treating diseases, developing the next jetliner, producing mind-blowing visual effects, and predicting new possibilities using AI. Its data solutions have been deployed by Fortune 500 companies as well as leading government and research agencies in over 50 countries, including P&G, Boeing, NIO electric vehicles, National Institute of Health, TGS energy exploration, Siemens, Harvard Medical School and NASA.
BIG DATA MANAGEMENT, DATA ARCHITECTURE, DATA SCIENCE
Semarchy | January 25, 2023
On January 24, 2023, Semarchy, an industry leader in master data management and integration, introduced data-driven workflows for its award-winning xDM module. With Semarchy's workflows, businesses can jointly manage, convert, and organize raw data into "single source of truth" golden records for every business use case. In addition, workflows integrate with their unified data platform, significantly improving the whole data management experience with a single, no-code solution that can be installed everywhere.
François-Xavier "FX" Nicolas, Semarchy's Chief Product Officer, said, "This new data-driven workflow release is a bridge between the worlds of data and processes." He added, "It brings the best of these two worlds to Semarchy's users, upholding the fundamental principles of our product vision: capabilities unified in a low/no-code platform and best-in-class use of the technologies selected by our customers."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
As businesses grow from silo operations to process-led and ultimately data-driven futures, collaborative governance and dynamic workflows are necessary. Semarchy's workflows are inimitable in their pace, dynamism, and integration, enhancing business and data team cooperation.
The data-driven, no-code workflow design minimizes technical resources and deployment time while enhancing end users' adoption rate and experience. xDM's premier master data management platform is natively merged with Semarchy's workflows as a single integrated solution to decrease data ownership overhead.
The new workflows maintain Semarchy's commitment to accelerating time to value. Key benefits include enhanced operational productivity by dismantling data silos, optimizing processes, and strengthening organizational collaboration; drastically reduced data management operational overhead; and increased enterprise agility with end-to-end clarity of unified data workflows for improved decision-making.
Early Access Program (EAP) feedback demonstrated overwhelming approval for Semarchy's redesigned interface, which speeds end-user adoption for managing and performing assigned workflow tasks. Other feedback indicates industry-specific advantages for firms such as Semarchy's U.S. partner, IMT Healthcare.
Semarchy, an industry leader in data integration and master data management, enables businesses to derive commercial value from data swiftly. Its single platform lets enterprises of any size rapidly identify, administer, manage, integrate, and display essential data distributed across disparate applications. The firm is natively accessible on AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure, in addition to being offered as an on-premises solution. In addition to being maintained as a service, it is backed by an extensive ecosystem of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and professional service partners. The company has offices in Phoenix, United States; London, United Kingdom; Lyon, France; and Mexico City, Mexico.