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Precisely to Expand M&A After Being Acquired in $3.5 Billion Deal

Mar 5, 2021 |

Precisely, previously known as Syncsort, will be acquired by Clearlake Capital and TA Associates in a deal that values the data integrity company at $3.5 billion, it was announced this week. 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…

Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

Dec 6, 2019 |

Here’s a stat to ponder: With its $700-million acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ software and data business now complete, Syncsort becomes the second biggest vendor in the data quality space, per 2018 figures from IDC. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: November 2019 Edition

Nov 15, 2019 |

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Read more…

How Advanced Analytics Is Helping to Flush Out Insurance Fraud

Jun 5, 2019 |

Advanced analytics and machine learning modeling require lots of data to be trained, and in the insurance business, there’s no better place to get data than Verisk Analytics. Here’s how the Jersey City, New Jersey-based company is using big data tools and techniques to detect fraudulent claims and connect the dots on fraud networks. Read more…

News In Brief

Reaction to Hortonworks-Cloudera Mega Merger

Oct 4, 2018 |

“I didn’t see this coming.” That was a common reaction to yesterday’s news that Hortonworks and Cloudera are combining forces in a blockbuster $5.2-billion merger. Sentiment was mostly positive, especially among people who worked with the two vendors, but questions remain about the merger’s impact. Read more…

Syncsort Tacks to Address 4 ‘Megatrends’

Mar 20, 2018 |

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: Read more…

Data Lakes Crest In Drive to Boost Quality

Dec 19, 2017 |

As more data moves to the cloud, the composition of data lakes is shifting to new sources such as NoSQL databases while cloud data repositories emerge amid hybrid deployments, according to a big data survey. Read more…

Data Quality Unites with Integration at Syncsort

Jun 7, 2017 |

Syncsort has established itself as a major player in the market for big data integration software with its DMX-h product. Following its acquisition of Trillium last year, the company is taking the next step of giving customers the convenience of accessing data quality and governance capabilities from within its integration software. Read more…

Big Iron Warms Up to Big Data

Jan 31, 2017 |

Despite predictions of its demise, the mainframe keeps ticking. And thanks to its longevity, customers are finding the need to integrate mainframes with big data systems is growing. Syncsort, which develops big data solutions for mainframe customers, recently took a look at the state of big data in the mainframe community. Read more…

This Just In

Precisely is Now Certified on Cloudera Data Platform

Jun 10, 2020 |

PEARL RIVER, N.Y., June 10, 2020 — Precisely announced its certification on the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP), the first such certification by a large ISV. Precisely Connect and Precisely Trillium have been tested, validated and certified to work with CDP, powering analytic workloads with trusted data and enterprise-grade security and governance.

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Syncsort Rebrands as Precisely

May 14, 2020 |

PEARL RIVER, N.Y., May 14, 2020 — Precisely is being unveiled as the result of Syncsort’s acquisition of the Pitney Bowes software and data business in December. The Precisely brand underpins a world-class business with leading software and data enrichment products, annual revenue in excess of $600m, 2,000 employees, and 12,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including 90 of the Fortune 100. Read more…

Cloudera Announces Winners of 2020 Partner Awards

Mar 27, 2020 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 27, 2020 —Cloudera announced the winners of the 2020 Cloudera Partner Awards. These awards recognize Cloudera partners who are dedicated to providing an enterprise data cloud and enabling customers to say yes to analytic function on any cloud, from on-premises to public and hybrid clouds. Read more…

Pitney Bowes Data Now Available in AWS Data Exchange

Dec 6, 2019 |

PEARL RIVER, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2019 — Pitney Bowes Software & Data, now part of Syncsort, today announced the availability of its Data products on AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for millions of Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to securely find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. Read more…

Syncsort Hadoop Survey Identifies Big Data Trends to Watch in 2016

Jan 19, 2016 |

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.Jan. 19 — Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data and mainframe software, today announced the results from its second annual Hadoop survey, showing that as more organizations are moving from Hadoop experimentation to production, realizing the full potential of big data analytics, there are three top areas they will focus on in 2016. Read more…