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Fivetran Raises $565 Million, Buys CDC Vendor HVR

Fivetran took a big step into the world of enterprise data integration today when it announced an Andreessen Horowitz-led $565 million round of financing and plans to acquire change data capture (CDC) vendor HVR for $700 Read more…

SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

One on One with Google Cloud Product Director Irina Farooq

In May, Google Cloud announced Dataplex, its entry into the world of data fabrics. Datanami recently caught up with Irina Farooq, who joined Google Cloud as director of product management of smart analytics at Google Clo Read more…

Improving Backup Resiliency as the Last Line of Ransomware Defense

In just the first half of 2021, two ransomware attacks had significant impacts on the U.S. and global economies: the attack against Colonial Pipeline limited gasoline availability on the U.S. east coast and drove gas pri Read more…

Alation Springs Into Data Governance

Alation is best known as a data catalog company. But due to heavy demand from its data catalog customers, Alation today launched a data governance tool to help them better manage and govern their data. When paired with t Read more…

News In Brief

FinTech Firm Explores Named Entity Extraction

Founded in 2018, San Francisco-based Digits Financial combines machine learning and analytics to give businesses insights into their transactions, automatically identifying patterns, classifying data, and detecting anoma Read more…

Matillion Raises $150M in Quest to Turn Raw Data Ore Into Informational Steel

ETL vendor Matillion is riding high today after unveiling another nine-digit round of funding, this one a $150 million Series E round to go along with the $100 million Series D round earlier this year. Flush with capital Read more…

IBM Introduces its First Power10-based Server, the Power E1080; Targets Hybrid Cloud

IBM today introduced the Power E1080 server, its first system powered by a Power10 IBM microprocessor. The new system reinforces IBM’s emphasis on hybrid cloud markets and the new chip beefs up its inference capabiliti Read more…

Unstructured Data Growth Wearing Holes in IT Budgets

As companies store more unstructured data, companies find that it’s taking an ever-bigger cut of the IT budget. That is forcing some firms widen the search for solutions that can help them better manage it, according t Read more…

Hands-Off: Manual Data Integration Tasks Plummeting, Gartner Says

While the need to integrate data has never been greater, the addition of machine learning and other forms of automation is driving a large reduction in the amount of manual data management tasks that human workers are re Read more…

This Just In

Narmi Launches Narmi Analytics: Empowering Financial Institutions to Reclaim Control Over Data

Sep 20, 2021 |

Privacy Concerns Rise As Businesses Report Increased Personal Data Collection

Aug 17, 2021 |

NEW YORKAug. 17, 2021 — A new KPMG survey reveals a deep disconnect between corporate data practices and the general population’s expectations around transparency and data privacy. Read more…

Adapdix Acquires Edge Intelligence to Bring Data and AI Closer Together

Aug 16, 2021 |

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 16, 2021 — Adapdix, the industry leader in AI-powered automation software, announces that it has acquired Edge Intelligence, developer of the first geographically distributed data management platform for analytics built for both edge computing and hybrid cloud environments. Read more…

AI Technology Startup Data Safeguard Tackles Data Privacy Compliance and Synthetic Fraud Threat

Aug 16, 2021 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 16, 2021 – Data Safeguard, Inc. has officially launched to enable corporations in the financial, healthcare, retail and technology industries prevent financial losses and adhere to data privacy compliance guidelines, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), National Institute of Standards and technology (NIST) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Read more…

Launch of Aicadium, a Global Centre of Excellence in AI Technologies and Solutions Founded by Temasek

Aug 12, 2021 |

SINGAPORE and SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2021 — Aicadium, a global AI Centre of Excellence, was launched today to empower companies to achieve better business outcomes through the adoption and delivery of AI technologies and solutions. Read more…

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