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Matillion Rides Cloud ETL to $100 Million Round

Feb 16, 2021 |

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 Anglo-American company sees a clear path ahead to expand its cloud footprint and grow its data integration business around the world. Read more…

Big Blue Taps Into Streaming Data with Confluent Connection

Nov 24, 2020 |

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 reselling Confluent Platform, which is an enterprise stream data platform from Confluent that is based upon Kafka. Read more…

Informatica Likes Its Chances in the Cloud

Oct 13, 2020 |

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’s partner of the year? Read more…

Cloud Data Integration Race Heats Up

Jun 30, 2020 |

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 warehouse operators. Read more…

Precisely CEO Discusses the Rebrand from Syncsort

May 20, 2020 |

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. Read more…

The Benefits of Building Predictive Analytics on Unified Customer Data

Feb 5, 2020 |

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 to predicting CLV is the extended Pareto/NBD model (EP/NBD) generative model which leverages a few summary statistics about customer transactions: Read more…

Qlik Doubles Down on Data Literacy

Jan 24, 2020 |

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. Read more…

Unifi Deal Expands Boomi, Dell’s Data Prep Tools

Dec 18, 2019 |

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 management platform. Read more…

Enterprise-Wide Data Governance through Governed Global Catalogs

Oct 22, 2019 |

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. Read more…

How ML Helps Solve the Big Data Transform/Mastering Problem

Oct 10, 2019 |

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, the productivity gap posed by manual methods grows wider, putting the dreams of AI- and machine learning-powered automation further out of reach. Read more…

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