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Acquisitive Thoma Bravo Buys Talend

Mar 10, 2021 |

Consolidation in the data analytics sector continues apace with the acquisition of data integration specialist Talend by the aggressive private equity investor Thoma Bravo.

The deal announced Wednesday (March 10) is the latest big data transaction for Thoma Bravo, which previously acquired business intelligence software specialist Qlik Technologies and analytics software vendor Infogix, among many others. Read more…

Data Privacy Startup Privacera Raises More Cash

Mar 9, 2021 |

Growing demand for data governance, privacy and security tools needed to comply with an expanding list of national data-privacy rules continues to attract investors as more sensitive data shifts to the cloud. Read more…

Credit Union Finds ‘Sound’ Use for Analytics Amid COVID-19 Chaos

Jun 5, 2020 |

When the state of Washington imposed stay-at-home orders in early March to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, it upended life for millions of people. Many businesses in the area simply closed, but thanks to a newly implemented data warehousing and analytics system, Sound Credit Union crafted a strategy that not only helped its customers, but also kept workers employed. Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

Jun 2, 2020 |

Snowflake has changed how the industry thinks about data warehouses with its cloud-native offering, which has been adopted by 4,000 organizations, including 2,000 in the last year alone. Now the company is taking the concept one step further with the introduction of a data cloud, which the company is positioning as a one-stop shop where organizations can execute a full range of data-oriented tasks – not just data warehousing and SQL analytics, but also machine learning, data engineering, and monetization of third-party data. Read more…

Get a Grip on Your Data Before GDPR Goes Live

Oct 13, 2016 |

We’ve been living the Wild West stage of big data the last few years, where data is flying all over the place and basically anything goes. Thanks to a new European law called the General Data Protection Regulation that goes into effect 18 months from now, companies all over the world will need tight to have security controls on sensitive customer data, or face big fines. Read more…