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Software AG to Acquire StreamSets

Veteran German enterprise software company Software AG — coming up on its 55th anniversary — is bringing another company into its fold: San Francisco-based StreamSets, which has been offering an enterprise-grade data Read more…

The Search for Better COVID Data Is Not Over

From a public health perspective, the past 23 months have been, shall we say, eventful in the United States. More than 70 million Americans have contracted COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins coronavirus tracker, an Read more…

Data Meshes Set to Spread in 2022

Faced with an ongoing data generation explosion that refuses to quit, organizations are coming to grips with the realization that data silos will be a fixture in their IT estates for the foreseeable future. One design pa Read more…

ETL Tool Apache Hop Graduates Incubator

Apache Hop, a metadata-driven data orchestration tool used to design and build pipelines, today emerged from incubator status and was named a Top-Level Project at the Apache Software Foundation, clearing the way for more Read more…

Oh Snap! Data Integration Firm the Latest Unicorn

Following a Series H round of funding totaling $165 million led by Sixth Street, data and application integration vendor SnapLogic is now worth over $1 billion, the company announced today. Since it was founded in 200 Read more…

Matillion Unveils Streaming CDC in the Cloud

Matillion made its initial entry into the world of cloud-based ETL at the AWS re:Invent conference in 2015. So it was fitting that the company chose last week’s re:Invent as the venue to announce Matillion Data Loader Read more…

Putting Data to Work to Deliver the Best Care Everywhere

In healthcare, “big data” has been a topic of discussion since electronic health records (EHRs) were first introduced, spurring questions like, how is data stored? What’s the best way to organize it? And perhaps mo Read more…

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…

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