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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…

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…

50 Years Of ETL: Can SQL For ETL Be Replaced?

It’s hard to imagine data warehousing without ETL (extract, transformation, and load).  For decades, analysts and engineers have embraced no-code ETL solutions for increased maintainability. Does this mean that Struct Read more…

Acquisitive Thoma Bravo Buys Talend

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 t Read more…

Matillion Rides Cloud ETL to $100 Million Round

Buoyed by 400 enterprise customers in the Snowflake data warehouse alone, ETL provider Matillion has been on a roll, with growth accelerating into the second half of 2020. With today’s $100 million Series D round, the Read more…

Big Blue Taps Into Streaming Data with Confluent Connection

IBM has formed a strategic partnership with Confluent, the commercial outfit behind Apache Kafka, in a bid to make streaming data a first-class citizen in its Cloud Pak strategy. As part of the deal, IBM will be resel Read more…

Informatica Likes Its Chances in the Cloud

Quick: Name a company that made its name in the 1990s and 2000s by providing data integration tools for enterprise analytics running in on-prem data centers, but has since pivoted the cloud and was even named Snowflake Read more…

Cloud Data Integration Race Heats Up

Fivetran, the up-and-coming data integration specialist, announced a $100 million funding round this week as it sharpens competition with rivals such as Alooma and Stitch to provide integration services for cloud data wa Read more…

Precisely CEO Discusses the Rebrand from Syncsort

Syncsort last week changed its name to Precisely, a move that CEO Josh Rogers says was all about showcasing how the company has pivoted its strategy to an emerging category of tools centered on data integrity. “If y Read more…

The Benefits of Building Predictive Analytics on Unified Customer Data

Predictive customer lifetime value (CLV) is a key element in modern marketing analytics, allowing marketers to prioritize customers that have the highest predicted business value. The most popular data science approach t Read more…

Qlik Doubles Down on Data Literacy

In parallel with its acquisition this week of an AI startup, data integrator Qlik launched a data literacy service as a means of expanding analytics capabilities across organizations drowning in data. Separately this Read more…

Unifi Deal Expands Boomi, Dell’s Data Prep Tools

Boomi’s acquisition of data cataloger Unifi Software buttresses the automated IT strategy of the buyer’s parent, Dell Technologies, by combining Unifi’s data tools with Boomi’s existing integration and data manag Read more…

Enterprise-Wide Data Governance through Governed Global Catalogs

In our previous story, we asserted that consumer data, arguably today’s most valuable asset, must be of good quality and be protected by safeguards to comply with privacy regulations. We demonstrated how master data ma Read more…

How ML Helps Solve the Big Data Transform/Mastering Problem

Despite the astounding technological progress in big data analytics, we largely have yet to move past manual techniques for important tasks, such as data transformation and master data management. As data volumes grow, t Read more…

4 Reasons Why It’s Critical to Integrate Front and Back-Office Data

For many businesses, despite best-in-class architecture, the front-end and back-end of their company exist as two functioning but separate parts of the whole enterprise. The front-end is where the customer interacts, but Read more…

Talend Buys Stitch for $60M

Stitch, a provider of integration services for loading cloud data warehouses, was snapped up by ETL software developer Talend today in a $60 million deal. Stitch is a relatively small firm that was spun out of RJMetri Read more…

Data Unifier Tamr Adds More VC Funding

Tamr Inc., the enterprise data integration specialist, added another $10 million in equity funding to its recent $18 million round announced in July. While the five-year-old company reportedly expected its July fundin Read more…

Six Reasons Why Enterprises Need a Modern Data Integration Architecture

Data is instigating change and giving rise to a new data-driven economy that is still in its infancy. Organizations across industries increasingly recognize that monetizing data is crucial to maintaining a competitive ed Read more…

Syncsort Tacks to Address 4 ‘Megatrends’

Syncsort's ship got bigger last year when it acquired Vision Solutions, a provider of data availability and security tools. Now the New York software company is bringing that cargo to bear for its next voyage: helping cu Read more…

Attunity Relishes Role as Connective Tissue for Big Data

In the big data world, there are a few patterns that repeat themselves over and over again. One of those is the need to move data from one place to another. For data integration tool maker Attunity, that pattern has prov Read more…

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