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Data Intelligence + Human Brilliance

The only platform that adds people
to the equation.

New! The Alation Data Governance App ensures your governance initiatives continuously improve.

Trusted by Global Leaders in Data

Alation Customer: Nasdaq
Alation Customer: US Department of Homeland Security
Alation Customer: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Alation Customer: Arrow
Alation Customer: Datto
Alation Customer: FLSmidth
Alation Customer: Genus
Alation Customer: Raiffeisen Bank International
Altion Customer: Fifth Third Bank
Alation Customer: DocuSign
Alation Customer: Lonza
Alation Customer: Alfa Bank
Alation Customer: Nasdaq

We measure success through our customers. Hear their stories.

Can Your Data Catalog Do This?

Alation customers benefit from faster onboarding, query re-use, and automated curation.
See the case studies & Forrester TEI Report.

Alation has secured over $82 million in funding

$584,182 value improvements from new ability to self-serve

Alation: 300+ Alation employees

6 months’ savings
in onboarding time

Alation Solution By Industry: Retail - Deliver Multi-Channel Analytics

211 work days saved
by auto-classifying data

Alation Data Ops Benefit: Data automation

$2.7 million in productivity improvement due to shortened data discovery

What is a Data Catalog?
One Place to Find, Understand, & Govern Data Across an Enterprise.

Why a Data Catalog?

Stop hunting, gathering, and stressing!
Find great data instantly and use it to solve mission-critical business problems.

Alation Data Governance

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.

Alation Self Service Analytics
Alation Data Catalog Data Migration

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.

Alation Data Intelligence Platform

Data Intelligence Powers the Catalog
Democratize knowledge, jumpstart data literacy, and foster data culture.

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.


Guided Navigation

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.


Alation Processing Connector Depth

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.


Alation Extraction Connector Depth

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.

Become an Alationaut!

We’re growing fast! Check out our careers page to find the right role for you.

Alation Named One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2021