Alation Launches Global Partner Network
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 15, 2020 — Alation Inc announced the launch of Alation Partner Network (APN), a partner ecosystem designed to help enterprises foster data culture and democratize access to data. APN is an ecosystem of system integrators, resellers, and technology partners designed to drive success for organizations using Alation with other best-of-breed solutions and dramatically improve the effectiveness of enterprise data and analytics investments.
APN enables systems integrators and resellers to become Alation-certified and implement Alation for their enterprise customers by completing select Alation University courses, guided exercises, and certification exams. APN also provides technology partners and resellers with access to Alation software and expert resources to ensure tight integration between products and facilitate collaborative engagement that better supports joint customers.
“Partners are core to our strategy at Alation. The Alation Partner Network empowers more organizations to drive data culture and gain significant value from their data with a global network of leading technology partners, resellers and system integrators,” said Kiran Narsu, Vice President, Business Development, Alation. “Alation uplifts the value of an enterprise’s data by working in collaboration with modern enterprise data management solutions. We are excited to see increased adoption of the Alation Data Catalog driven by our growing ecosystem and integrations with best-of-breed solutions that customers have implemented in their organizations.”
The data catalog has emerged as the most critical technology investment in an enterprise’s modern data architecture, transforming into a platform to support a broad range of data intelligence solutions. Alation is the foundation for successful search & discovery, data literacy and data governance that inspires collaboration, making it possible for everyone in an organization to think data-first.
“As Guy Carpenter continues to evolve our data stack to better suit the processing of external data and improve our advanced analytics practices, we rely on best-in-class solutions, like Alation,” said Alan Anders, Head of Data Strategy at Guy Carpenter & Company, an Alation customer. “Alation’s tight integration capabilities with other best-of-breed technologies accelerates and enhances our ability to provide our clients with novel data-driven solutions.”
“Now more than ever, organizations are looking to empower people with timely, reliable data they can trust to make business critical decisions and drive digital transformation,” said Brian Matsubara, RVP of Global Technology Alliances at Tableau. “The seamless integration between Alation and Tableau expedites data discovery and provides customers with enhanced visibility and governance across their entire data ecosystem. We welcome the opportunity to strengthen our partnership with Alation and look forward to deeper integrations that deliver even more value to our mutual customers.”
“As our enterprise clients increasingly invest in platforms to drive data intelligence, their focus on data governance increases,” said Scott Hanrahan, Managing Director at Keyrus. “Our partnership with Alation enhances our governance practice by helping our clients achieve proper quality and usage of data through democratization, enabling more confident, data-driven decisions.”
Alation is developing relationships with companies around the globe to complement and support customers implementing the Alation Data Catalog. With Alation, our partners help enterprises bring confidence to data-driven decisions. For more information on the Alation Partner Network, please visit alation.com/alation-partner-network.
Alation pioneered the data catalog market and today is leading its evolution into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, data stewardship, analytics, and digital transformation. Thanks to its powerful Behavioral Analysis Engine, inbuilt collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation combines machine learning with human insight to successfully tackle even the most demanding challenges in data and metadata management. Nearly 200 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation including AbbVie, DraftKings, Exelon, Finnair, Genentech, Marks & Spencer, MercadoLibre, Munich Re, New Balance, Pfizer, Scandinavian Airlines, and US Foods. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is backed by leading venture capitalists including Costanoa, Data Collective, Icon, Sapphire, and Salesforce Ventures. For more information, visit alation.com.