BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, BIG DATA MANAGEMENT
Pythian | December 12, 2022
Pythian Services Inc., a leading data, analytics, and cloud services company, announced today its Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) QuickStart solution has been named in Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) magazine’s DBTA Trendsetting Solution Providers List for 2023—a list that showcases leading edge products and services related to data management and analytics.
Compiled by DBTA, the list recognizes companies that have made a quantifiable commitment to developing and providing innovative methodologies. These organizations have a track record of guiding customers toward successful business outcomes in a rapidly evolving and highly competitive landscape.
Pythian’s EDP QuickStart is a convenient solution that integrates structured and unstructured data from multiple sources to provide quick data insights. Pythian’s platform is scalable and extensible, supporting as many data pipelines as customers require to glean value from their enterprise analytics—without compromising on performance. EDP QuickStart is a rapid, low-risk method to demonstrate ROI, helping businesses unlock meaningful results in weeks.
EDP QuickStart helps organizations integrate and refine multi-source data estates, eliminating frustrating data silos. Customers can quickly uncover comprehensive business insights that can be easily leveraged by stakeholders throughout their organization.
“Pythian is honored to be recognized as a 2023 trendsetting solution provider in the data and analytics space. “DBTA’s list is a significant validation of Pythian’s ongoing commitment to provide solutions that both simplify the management of high volumes of data and advance customers on their quests for digital transformation.”
Joey Jablonski, vice president of analytics at Pythian
Founded in 1997, Pythian is a leading global services company that helps organizations transform by leveraging the power of data, analytics and the cloud. With a spectrum of solutions ranging from infrastructure modernization and data enablement to application acceleration and business collaboration, Pythian delivers full-lifecycle consulting, professional services and managed services to create outstanding business outcomes.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, BIG DATA MANAGEMENT, DATA SCIENCE
Alation | January 12, 2023
On January 11, 2023, Alation Inc., one of the leaders in enterprise data intelligence solutions, announced the launched of a partner program for the Open Connector Framework to deliver connectivity to new data sources. Using the Alation the Open Connector Framework, an SDK that simplifies the creation of Alation connectors, the new program creates an ecosystem of partners to extend connectivity options. Alation's new partner program complements the Open Data Quality Initiative, announced in 2022, and reinforces the company's continued commitment to open extensibility.
Alation provides connectors to more than 80 data sources, including Databricks, Snowflake, AWS, and Tableau. As the contemporary data stack becomes more complex and businesses deploy a growing number of disparate data sources, improving visibility across the data stack is crucial to improving data trust, accelerating time to value, and encouraging data-driven decision-making.
Certified partners get integration materials that guide them through the process of integrating and creating unique connections. Furthermore, certification gives consumers peace of mind by indicating that vendor-built connections are reliable and will integrate easily with Alation.
With the partner program for the open connector framework, Alation clients have access to a broader range of customer-specific BI platforms, data transformations, databases, pipeline tools, and cloud applications, as well as a more comprehensive view of their data. In addition, as partners develop innovative, new connections, clients can take metadata from almost any data source and access it via the Alation Data Catalog.
Chief Product Officer, Alation, Raj Gossain, said, "Our goal is to make Alation the most open and extensible data catalog on the market, and the Partner Program for the Open Connector Framework is a key step in that journey."
(Source: Globe Newswire)
Alation is the industry leaders in enterprise data intelligence solutions, such as data search and discovery, data stewardship, data governance, analytics, and digital transformation. The company’s initial offering dominates the data catalog market. Alation combines machine learning with human insights to effectively solve even the most challenging issues in data and metadata management, thanks to its robust Behavioral Analysis Engine, built-in collaborative features, and open APIs.
Alation has been named three times to Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces list, is a 2022 UK's Best WorkplacesTM for Women, and is a 2022 UK's Best WorkplacesTM in Technology. The company has backing from Costanoa, Blackstone, Databricks Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, and many others.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE,BIG DATA MANAGEMENT,DATA SCIENCE
Qlik | November 03, 2022
Qlik® today launched Qlik Cloud® Data Integration, its Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (eiPaaS) offering to fuel enterprise data strategies through a real-time data integration fabric that connects all enterprise applications and data sources to the cloud.
“Improving the access, real-time movement and advanced transformation of data between sources and systems across the enterprise is crucial to organizations realizing the full power of their data,” said James Fisher, Chief Product Officer at Qlik. “Qlik Cloud Data Integration helps create that real-time fabric between any data source, target and destination, leveraging the power of the cloud to enable everyone in the enterprise to act with certainty through data.”
Qlik Cloud Data Integration is a set of SaaS services designed for analytics and data engineers deploying enterprise integration and transformation initiatives. The services form a data fabric that unifies, transforms and delivers data across an organization via flexible, governed and reusable data pipelines. These pipelines are essential for modern, business critical, AI, analytics and operational projects in today’s enterprise.
“Cloud data integration technologies and services are a critical component of managing data pipelines and downstream analytics use cases in the modern data environment. Qlik’s set of technology services provide users with data access and integration capabilities across hybrid and multi-cloud platforms, enabling management of modern data to activate data and analytics.”
Stewart Bond, Vice President, Data Intelligence and Integration Software research at IDC
Since it uses a common set of cloud services that integrate with every major cloud platform – including AWS, Databricks, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure Synapse and Snowflake – Qlik Cloud Data Integration makes data even easier to find, transform, govern and deliver. Regardless of what data architecture an enterprise uses, Qlik Cloud Data Integration provides the fabric to align and deliver any relevant data, be it on-premises or the cloud, to applications and systems through any delivery option with:
Real-Time Movement – Through Qlik’s industry leading change data capture (CDC) engine, the most current and relevant changed data is moved to the cloud efficiently and at unsurpassed scale.
Advanced Transformation – Quickly turns raw records into analytics-ready data via auto generated, push-down SQL. It works by creating a reusable pipeline of data models and quality rules, and automates the generation and execution of SQL code to meet user designed data models, marts or custom formats.
Catalog and Lineage – Through strong metadata management and lineage, it’s crystal clear where data came from, how it was transformed, and that it is being used by the right people in the organization for the right purpose, increasing data’s trust and use.
API Automation – Provides a no-code visual interface to automate workflows for cloud application and data APIs. Prebuilt templates are available for data engineering use cases including reverse ETL and multi-vendor catalog synchronization.
According to new research conducted by GigaOm, Qlik’s approach to data integration provides an essential underpinning to a modern data fabric while delivering rapid time to value and ROI by:
Reducing data engineer and IT FTE workloads by 25% by aggregating massive amounts of data from multiple sources.
Saving 65 to 70% of data analyst and engineer data discovery, analysis and implementation time.
Increasing data management efficiency by 20% in year two, 33% in year three.
Delivering data integration and governance benefits - 60% in year two and an additional 25% in year three.
Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.
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