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The Alation data intelligence platform is used across industries - from the world’s largest banks, retailers and government agencies - to provide search, governance and analytics across tens of millions of data assets.

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Our intelligent federated governance approach landed the highest possible scores in 12 criteria in The Forrester Wave: Data Governance Solutions, Q3 2023. Learn why Alation was named a Leader among top global vendors.

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Discover Financial Services logo

Data documentation used to be a laborious process... Today, the data discovery process takes as little as 15 minutes instead of up to 2 days.

Prakash Jaganathan

Sr. Director, Enterprise Data Platforms, Discover Financial Services

GxS Bank logo

We’ve created a data culture where people know and trust the data they’re using. They know where to find things, they no longer come to us for definitions, and they know the workflows and who the data owners are.

Dr. Geraldine Wong

Chief Data Officer, GXS Bank

Virgin Australia logo

We need a tool that is business-oriented, easy to use, makes it easy to find information, and has good collaborative tools. That’s why we picked Alation.

Data Lead

Data Platforms Team, Virgin Australia

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We have used Alation as a foundation of our data democratization premise as well as quality and policy linkage.

Abra Le

Sr. Manager, Data Governance, Cisco