Data Intelligence + Human Brilliance
The only platform that adds people
to the equation.
Trusted by Global Leaders in Data
$584,182 value improvements from new ability to self-serve
6 months’ savings
in onboarding time
211 work days saved
by auto-classifying data
$2.7 million in productivity improvement due to shortened data discovery
Why a Data Catalog?
Stop hunting, gathering, and stressing!
Find great data instantly and use it to solve mission-critical business problems.
Data Governance for Growth
Alation’s active data governance puts people first, so folks have access to the data they need, with guidance in-workflow on how to use it.
Self-Service Analytics Utopia
Onboard analysts faster. Share queries to collaborate across teams. Welcome more folks to the data and empower quick data-driven decisions at scale.
Migrate What Matters
Facing down migration? Seize the chance to lead your business to new heights. A catalog-supported cloud data migration keeps your best data secure yet accessible to key users.
Search & Discovery
Enjoy a single system of reference for all the data & data users across your organization. Understand data quality, context, and usage patterns at a glance.
The Alation Difference
Trust the data — and be trusted. Understand it — and be understood.
Create lasting value — and be valued.
The Behavioral Analysis Engine learns from how people use data to better support them at every step. Leaders are empowered to manage data with more efficiency, innovation, and scale.
As pioneers in this space, Alation’s machine learning data catalog has been recognized as an industry leader. Read the Forrester Wave report to learn more.
Tired of duplicating work in silos? Connect bright minds and leverage the collective brainpower of your enterprise. Collaborate around data and solve problems quickly. Find experts. Hold conversations. Share queries, great assets, and wisdom.
See how Munich Re connected three global offices to create a new wind-farm product.
Feeling overwhelmed and lost in a vast landscape of data? Alation makes that wilderness navigable, sourcing asset popularity, top users and lineage. Get the background you need to use data with confidence.
Discover how Daimler Trucks leverages query sharing and guided navigation for global teamwork.
Active Governance (for thriving analytics)
Is your data governance failing? You’re not alone. Dozens of Alation customers failed with other software before switching. Our approach guides users as they work, and connects folks to the data they need — with guardrails.
See how Texas Mutual Insurance Company uses governance in Alation + Snowflake to speed up time to insight.
Broad, Deep Connectivity
Is your data landscape vast, wild and difficult? No longer: Alation brings order to data chaos, empowering users to dismantle silos and unify information. A range of native data source connectors make everything searchable – and usable – in one platform.
In the words of one customer, “Alation is more than a data catalog; it’s a user interface to a data environment.”
Alation Cloud, at Your Service
We do the work. You reap the benefits. Alation Cloud Service offers Data Intelligence as a service. Benefits include:
- Faster time to value
- Zero administrative overhead
- Flexibility to scale with growth, quickly
Data Governance. Thriving Analytics. Why Not Both?
Alation + Snowflake support data governance that’s actually good for business. Balance risk mitigation with data democratization, so people can access the data they need — with in-workflow guidance to use it compliantly.
"Alation allows for controlled visibility and access into trusted data...at the point of consumption."
Director of Data Platforms, Vice President, Fifth Third Bank
"With Alation, data governance becomes part of the way you work with data."
Director, Head of Architecture, Data & Analytics, FLSmidth
"Alation plays a role in the content promotion and certification process using RESTful APIs (between Alation and Tableau)."
Data Governance Manager
"Alation enables us to make more informed decisions and create more personalized encounters with our customers."
Data and Analytics Lead, Finnair
"Alation allows our analysts to quickly find the data and now spend 80 percent of their time doing analysis on the data."
Chief Data Strategist, Avista
Leading By Example
Alation Named to New Constellation ShortList™ for Metadata Management, Data Cataloging & Data Governance
Become an Alationaut!
We’re growing fast! Check out our careers page to find the right role for you.