June 13, 2019

What is Unified Data, and Why Do You Need It?

The concept of virtualization is powerful and nuanced. There are many ways to virtualize data, and AtScale employs several of these methods to make deploying data services faster, more performant, secure and correct. One such interpretation of virtualization is representing…

Posted by: John Gaffney

June 11, 2019

In search of $DATA

It’s been an incredible week for consolidation in the pursuit of analytical excellence. Google acquired Looker for roughly $2.6B, and today Salesforce acquired Tableau for nearly $16B. Today’s move is the combination of two juggernauts in their respective markets. Salesforce…

Posted by: Chris Lynch

June 7, 2019

One CEO’s Perspective On Google’s Acquisition of Looker

Google announced the acquisition of Looker yesterday for roughly $2.6BN. That is an incredible outcome for the Looker team and a savvy move for Google Cloud Platform. I want to congratulate both organizations and wish them and their customers success…

Posted by: Chris Lynch

June 3, 2019

GDPR Anniversary Renews Focus on Data Integrity

GDPR, Data Integrity and Governance On May 25th, 2018 the EU enacted the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Now, one year on, the tentative returns are in. So what does this mean if you’re in the business of cloud…

Posted by: John Gaffney

May 15, 2019

Data Virtualization: The Champion Of The Hybrid Cloud

Chances are if an enterprise company has customers, it is operating in a hybrid cloud environment. The small fraction that are not are predicted to adopt this structure by the end of next year. According to Dave Bartoletti, VP and…

Posted by: John Gaffney

May 6, 2019

Seamless Adoption of Snowflake in the Cloud: Rakuten with AtScale

Every new enterprise solution introduces a multitude of problems. For the enterprise, the solution that has introduced the most complexity to the business has been cloud transformation. According to IDG, 73% of organizations have at least one application, or a…

Posted by: Cort Johnson

April 29, 2019

CDO Version.2019: Seven Keys To Defining The Job

The Chief Data Officer is on the rise. A remarkable number of companies have made this high-profile addition to the C-suite over the past year, confirming the urgency of data-driven decision making at the highest levels of the enterprise. However,…

Posted by: John Gaffney

April 25, 2019

How AtScale Helps Enterprises Improve Performance on Snowflake

For businesses that with deal petabyte-scale data environments representing billions of individual items such as transactions or material components, the capacity to rapidly analyze that data is vital. Storing data in an on-premise warehouse is an increasingly unpopular option due…

Posted by: Dan Schulwolf

April 19, 2019

Analyzing Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Analytics

On February 11th, 2019, Gartner released its latest magic quadrant for analytics and business intelligence platforms. As we’ve done since 2016, we will highlight who Gartner considers the market leaders to be, as well as any notable changes and constants…

Posted by: Dan Schulwolf