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Alation 2020.3 Features New User Experience and Enhanced Analytics

New cloud-native architecture offers flexible deployment options.

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Alation Inc., the Redwood City, CA-based enterprise data intelligence vendor, announced Alation 2020.3, a new release of its data intelligence platform designed to provide customers with flexibility in cloud deployment options.

Alation 2020.3 new features include:

  • Consumer-style UI designed for enhanced ease of use
  • Faceted search to help users pinpoint information more quickly
  • Brandable home page that allows enterprises to match their own corporate branding
  • Updated Alation Analytics to help track data catalog adoption and measure data culture
  • Out-of-the box reports designed for enhanced insight into usage patterns

“We’ve always believed that the trick to getting people to use data more regularly was reducing the barriers to getting to the data. The new user experience in Alation 2020 coupled with the insights provided by Alation Analytics makes enterprise data accessible and approachable to a significantly greater number of users, especially business users,” said Satyen Sangani, CEO and co-founder, Alation.

According to a recent study, The Alation State of Data Culture Report, 78 percent of enterprises have a corporate initiative to become more data-driven.

Alation 2020.3 also delivers enhancements to lineage capabilities with enhanced APIs that allow for faster, easier integrations, new certified connectors including Looker and Power BI, and a new sandbox that simplifies upgrades and co-development with Alation. 

For details visit alation.com.

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