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Meet Satyen Sangani, a 2022 Datanami Person to Watch

It’s great to have a collection of big data, but it’s not much use if you can’t find specific pieces of data within it. That was the core insight driving Satyen Sangani and his company, Alation, to create the indus Read more…

Inside the Modern Data Stack

If you’ve heard about something called “the modern data stack,” then you’re not alone. Google returns 489 million results for that search, if that’s a measure of anything anymore. While the modern data stack do Read more…

Five Ways Big Data Projects Can Go Wrong (And What You Can Do About Them)

So your big data project isn’t panning out the way you wanted? You’re not alone. The poor success rate of big data projects has been a persistent theme over the past 10 years, and the same types of struggles are show Read more…

Data Culture Report: More Investment Needed, Alation Says

Organizations are beginning to realize how important building a sustainable data culture is to their on-going success and what it takes to get there, but they’re still not investing enough to actually build the data cu Read more…

What to Look for in a Data Catalog

There’s no mistaking it: Data catalogs are hot. The product category has exploded in recent years as a way to drive data discovery and, increasingly, to control access to data. But how do you select the right data cata Read more…

Data Catalogs Take Center Stage in Eckerson CDO TechVent

If you’re in the market for a data catalog, join the party. By one estimate, nearly 93% of organizations have either deployed a data catalog or plan to. But as your buying decision gets closer, you might find yourself Read more…

10 NLP Predictions for 2022

Natural language processing (NLP) has been one of the hottest sectors in AI over the past two years. Will the string of big data breakthroughs continue into 2022? We checked in with industry experts to find out. There Read more…

Alation Springs Into Data Governance

Alation is best known as a data catalog company. But due to heavy demand from its data catalog customers, Alation today launched a data governance tool to help them better manage and govern their data. When paired with t Read more…

Alation Named Snowflake Data Governance Partner of the Year for 2021

June of 2021 was a big month for Alation. Not only did we announce having raised $110M in funding at a $1.2B valuation, we also advanced our partnership with Snowflake. Together, Snowflake and Alation help joint customer Read more…

What’s the Big IDea? A Single Platform for Privacy, Security, and Governance

Companies today are struggling to manage their sprawling data estates, and to minimize the risks that they pose. Vendors are furiously building tools to help ease that pain. But the disconnected nature of point-tool deve Read more…

This Just In

Alation 2020.3 Delivers New User Experience and Enhanced Analytics

Oct 6, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., October 6, 2020 — Alation Inc., the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, today announced Alation 2020.3, a new release of its flagship data intelligence platform that helps organizations drive data culture and reflects the company’s commitment to provide customers with flexibility across the full range of cloud deployment options. Read more…

Alation Augments Data Lineage Capabilities with Manta Partnership

Aug 20, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2020 – Alation Inc., developer of enterprise data intelligence solutions, announced its partnership with Manta, a unified lineage platform, to deliver advanced data lineage for comprehensive visibility and understanding of the data lifecycle across an enterprise.

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Alation Launches Global Partner Network

Jul 15, 2020 |

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. Read more…

Alation Launches Data Governance Initiatives

Jun 24, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 24, 2020 – Alation Inc. launched a series of initiatives to embrace data governance as a strategic use-case as part of the company’s broader vision to transform the data catalog into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search &

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BARC Study Reveals Top Challenges to Becoming a Data-Driven Enterprise

Jun 23, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 23, 2020 – Alation Inc. announced the results of a global study, Leverage Your Data, A Data Strategy Checklist for the Journey to the Data-Driven Enterprise, which found that while nearly every company wants to be data-driven, the lack of documentation and knowledge about data inhibits that goal. Read more…

Alation Partners with Databricks to Accelerate Data Discovery and Streamline Cloud Data Migration

Jun 17, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 17, 2020 – Alation Inc. announced its partnership with Databricks to accelerate data science-led innovations and foster a data culture.

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Alation Strengthens Privacy Capabilities with BigID Partnership

May 13, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 13, 2020 – Alation Inc. announced a partnership with BigID to enable enterprises to consistently protect sensitive data and personal information, and ensure compliance with emerging data privacy regulations including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Read more…

Alation Launches COVID-19 Data Catalog

May 5, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 5, 2020 — In an effort to support the worldwide community of people working to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Alation Inc. announced the creation of a public data catalog populated with information on COVID-19. Read more…

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