Databricks Introduces Delta Engine and Acquires Redash to Bring Performance and Ease-of-Use to Cloud Data Lakes

New Capabilities Help Data Teams Build a "Lakehouse" for Unified Data Analytics Databricks, the data and AI company, announced the availability of Delta Engine and the acquisition of Redash. These new capabilities make it faster and easier for data teams to use its Unified Data Analytics platform for data science, machine learning, and a broad range of data analytics use cases. Delta Engine is a high-performance query engine on cloud data lakes and Redash is an open source dashboarding and visualization service for data…

Immuta Launches Native Offering for Databricks With Enhanced Security and Collaboration Features

Immuta for Databricks features secure data collaboration, simplified regulatory compliance, and advanced anonymization techniques New 14-day trial makes it easy for Databricks customers to try Immuta at no cost Immuta, the automated data governance company, announced an enhanced platform integration with Databricks, the data and AI company. Immuta for Databricks - a new, native offering for Databricks customers - enhances data engineering productivity and data security by automating fine-grained access control and…

Privacera Announces Latest Version of the Privacera Platform for Secure Data Sharing in Databricks

Delivers High Performance Security and Governance in the Cloud with Native Integration Privacera, the cloud data governance and security leader founded by the creators of Apache Ranger, announced the latest version of the Privacera Platform, an enterprise data governance and security solution for machine learning and analytic workloads in the public cloud. Leveraging the Apache Ranger architecture, the Privacera Platform integrates with Databricks to help ensure consistent governance, security, and compliance across all…

Databricks’ Unified Data Analytics Platform Can Generate 417 Percent Return on Investment According to Total Economic Impact Study

Independent Study Confirms that Databricks Customers Realize nearly $29 Million in Total Benefits Databricks, the Data and AI company, released a commissioned global study conducted by Forrester Consulting, which reveals that an enterprise cohort of Databricks customers realized nearly $29 million in total value, driven by revenue, productivity and cost savings. Additionally, these same customers experienced a 417 percent return on investment (ROI) over three years and a payback in under six months when they deployed…

Talend Accelerates the Journey to Lakehouse Paradigm with Expanded Databricks Partnership

Continued momentum with Databricks provides reliable, high-quality data for machine learning workloads; Data teams can quickly unlock insights for businesses using Databricks and Delta Lake Talend, a global leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, announced its continued partner momentum with Databricks. With the Winter '20 release of Talend Data Fabric, including Stitch Data Loader for data ingest, Talend now supports Delta Lake. The comprehensive support enables data ingestion into lakehouse environments…

Databricks Recognized as One of Forbes’ Best Startup Employers 2020

Databricks, the leader in unified data analytics, has been recognized as part of Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Startup Employers for 2020. “To get here we’ve stayed focused on the three big bets we made when founding the company - cloud, open source and machine learning. Fast forward seven years and thousands of data teams around the globe are working better together on Databricks.” This recognition comes on the heels of tremendous business momentum and investments in global expansion. Databricks announced…

Qlik Expands Partnership With Databricks by Joining its Data Ingestion Network

Combination of Qlik’s Real-Time Data Integration and Delta Lake Streamlines Pathway to Creating Lakehouses, Which Bring Together Elements of Data Lakes and Warehouses Qlik announced it has expanded its partnership with Databricks, joining Databricks’ Data Ingestion Network. Qlik Data Integration simplifies loading data into Delta Lake, an open source project that provides reliable data lakes at scale, accelerating the creation of lakehouses for analytics and machine learning (ML). Lakehouse, a new data management paradigm,…

Infoworks DataFoundry Selected for Databricks Data Ingestion Network

Partnership enables enterprises to rapidly build and scale analytics applications on Delta Lake Infoworks.io, the leader in Enterprise Data Operations and Orchestration (EDO2) systems, announced that Databricks selected Infoworks DataFoundry for Databricks’ Data Ingestion Network, an ecosystem of data integrations launched featuring partner solutions for the Databricks Unified Data Analytics Platform. In related news, Infoworks announced separately today general availability of DataFoundry 3.0 with native Databricks…

Databricks Simplifies the Path to Building Lakehouses for Business Intelligence and Machine Learning

With Databricks Ingest and New Partner Integrations, Data Teams Can Easily Populate Lakehouses, Which Combine the Best of Data Lakes and Data Warehouses Databricks, the leader in unified data analytics, announced an accelerated path for data teams to unify data management, business intelligence (BI) and machine learning (ML) on one platform. The new Data Ingestion Network of partners and Databricks Ingest bring data teams closer to building the new data management paradigm, lakehouse, which combines the best elements of…

Syncsort Partners with Databricks to Make Mainframe Data Accessible for Cloud Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

 The Partnership Enables Organizations to Build a Lakehouse by Ingesting Data Across the Enterprise into Delta Lake Syncsort announced it has partnered with Databricks to support cloud initiatives for critical mainframe and IBM i data. Enterprises can now leverage Syncsort Connect products to access, transform and deliver mainframe data to Delta Lake for advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning projects. “Liberate Legacy Data Sources with Syncsort and Databricks.” Organizations rely on…

Databricks Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms

Recognition Acknowledges Databricks’ Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision for Third Year in a Row Databricks, the leader in unified data analytics, has been named by Gartner as a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. Databricks’ Unified Data Analytics Platform allows organizations access to all of their big data and traditional data for business intelligence and machine learning on one platform. On its journey to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems,…

Databricks Announces API Integration With AWS Data Exchange

Databricks, the leader in unified data analytics, announced API integration with 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. By integrating the AWS Data Exchange into Databricks Unified Data Analytics Platform, organizations can rapidly combine their internal data with third-party data sets from data providers and seamlessly perform data science and advanced analytics to gain deeper insights. In…

SnapLogic Extends Partnership with Databricks to Boost Data Lake Reliability for Analytics

Together, SnapLogic EXtreme and Delta Lake Help Organizations Quickly and Easily Integrate, Process, and Analyze Big Data Workloads in the Cloud SnapLogic, provider of the #1 Intelligent Integration Platform, announced it has expanded its partnership with Databricks with new support for Delta Lake, the open source storage layer created by Databricks that brings reliability to traditional data lakes. Together, the joint solution helps customers accelerate the integration, transformation, and processing of big data…

Databricks Named to the 2019 LinkedIn Top Startups List

Ranking Places Databricks Among 50 of the Hottest Startups to Work For Databricks, the leader in Unified Analytics and founded by the original creators of Apache Spark, announced that it has been named to the 2019 LinkedIn Top Startups list, which ranks the 50 hottest startups to work for that are growing fast and attracting top talent. This is the second consecutive year the company has been recognized by LinkedIn as a Top Startup. The LinkedIn Top Startups list is derived from a blended score looking at factors…

Databricks Accelerates APJ Expansion Following $250 Million Funding Round

Unified Analytics pioneer opens Australia, Japan, India offices Databricks, the leader in unified analytics, founded by the original creators of Apache Spark, announced the opening of new offices in Sydney, Australia, Tokyo, Japan and Bangalore, India, as the next step in the company's strategy to help businesses in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region overcome challenges slowing AI adoption. The unified analytics pioneer, which established its APJ headquarters in Singapore in December last year, is valued at US$2.75…

Blu Digital Group Closes Multi-Million Dollar Series A Investment Round from Leading Silicon Valley Investor

Series A Investment will Help Drive Further Development of Blu’s Market-leading Media Technology Software and Services Blu Digital Group, Inc. (BDG), a digital media services and software company, announced today that it has closed its multi-million-dollar Series A round of funding with the investment led by C. Richard "Dick" Kramlich, Co-Founder of New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Green Bay Ventures. "It is very gratifying to see our growth as a company, and the scope of our opportunity, recognized by a Silicon Valley…

Uniphore Ushers in a New Phase of Rapid Growth and Expands Executive Leadership Team with New CFO

Global Conversational Service Automation company adds new talent in preparation for its next phases of global expansion Uniphore, an early leader in Conversational Service Automation (CSA), today announced that it has hired Stéphane Berthier as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Berthier brings considerable experience across global finance and business and will be able to leverage his breadth and depth to effectively manage Uniphore’s growth and strong global demand. As Uniphore’s CFO, Berthier will lead the finance…

Teradata Extends Hybrid Multi-Cloud Capabilities as Customers Move More Workloads to the Cloud

Teradata QueryGrid Expands Access to Data with Broad Ecosystem Connectivity Enabling Customers to Leverage Data as their Greatest Asset Teradata, the cloud data analytics platform company, announced it is extending the hybrid multi-cloud capability of Vantage, enabling customers to access data and analytics across heterogeneous technologies and public cloud providers with new cloud-native capabilities. With the latest release of Teradata QueryGrid, Teradata customers can connect to a vast array of new data sources…

Intel Acquires Cnvrg.io to Extend AI, ML Operations

Since the last year, Intel has been keeping an eye out for companies catering to the Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) operations. In the recent move, the chipmaker giant has acquired Cnvrg.io to ramp up its ML and AI operations.  Cnvrg.io, an Israeli data science company was founded by Leah Forkosh Kolben and Yochay Ettun. It is built to favor data scientists in scaling up AI and building ML models which can be used to train and track multiple models, run comparisons among them, build…

MeasureMatch Expands Professional Services Categories To Meet Growing Demand For Digital And Data Transformation Requirements

From advisory to execution, the systems and data-centric professional services marketplace now offers skills and services across 12 categories from business consulting to space exploration solutions, including cloud computing platforms, cybersecurity and more UK-based marketplace software startup MeasureMatch has launched an expansion of its digital transformation services categories in response to customer demand that has been reaching well beyond the platform’s original focus on marketing, commerce, customer experience…