Press Release • June 21, 2022

Alation Joins Hewlett Packard Pathfinder Portfolio, Will Participate in June HPE Discover Conference

Company Receives Hewlett Packard Pathfinder Investment to Strengthen Data Governance

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 21, 2022Alation Inc., the data intelligence company, today announced that Hewlett Packard Pathfinder, the venture capital program of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), has made a strategic investment in the company.

Alation helps organizations build a data culture by combining machine learning and active data governance with human insight. The company pioneered the modern data catalog and is leading its evolution into a platform for data intelligence. This strategic collaboration with HPE validates the work Alation is doing to help enterprises create thriving data cultures where anyone can find, understand, and trust data.

As part of HPE’s goal to accelerate its edge-to-cloud strategy, the company has increased pace of investing in organizations that solve key customer challenges across edge, cloud, and data. Hewlett Packard Pathfinder invests in category-leading start-ups, creates solutions combining portfolio companies’ technology with HPE products, and architects joint go-to-market programs.

“We look forward to furthering our strategic collaboration and data governance efforts with Hewlett Packard following this investment,” said Junaid Saiyed, CTO of Alation. “As the leading data catalog provider, Alation is dedicated to continued innovation that ensures data is easy to find, understand, and leverage for trusted business intelligence. We’re excited to better support customers with advanced data technologies through our Hewlett Packard Pathfinder participation.”

“The proliferation of data assets is driving complexity for HPE’s customers but offers tremendous opportunity if organized and used effectively,” said Paul Glaser, Vice President and Head of Hewlett Packard Pathfinder. “Our investment with Alation will allow HPE’s customers to surface rich metadata information from their data assets and utilize it to deliver increased value to their customers.”

Alation will attend HPE Discover 2022 from June 28 to 30 in Las Vegas. Alation CTO Junaid Saiyed will join a session titled “Harnessing Data for Innovation” with other data leaders. The session will be hosted by Omer Asad, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Data Services, HPE, to discuss how organizations can maximize the utilization of their data.

As a leading provider of data intelligence, Alation enables enterprises to operationalize their data assets, which leads to improved data understanding and operational efficiency. The partnership between Alation and HPE will enable enterprise CIOs to drive comprehensive governance of their assets and manage, catalog, and utilize data to deliver increased value to customers.

Alation’s data catalog will enable our enterprise customers to realize their corporate data governance initiatives and allow for data transparency and democratization of data across their company,” added Ali Wasti, Managing Director, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder. “Alation helps customers have proper oversight of their data assets and we look forward to collaborating to bring cutting-edge solutions to market.”

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About Alation

Alation is the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, enabling self-service analytics, cloud transformation, data governance, and AI-ready data. More than 550 enterprises build data culture and improve data-driven decision-making with Alation, including Cisco, DocuSign, Nasdaq, Pfizer, and Samsung. Alation has been named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list five times, is a 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ in tech and Best Workplaces™ for Women, and recognized as a 2022 and 2023 UK’s Best Workplaces™. For more information, visit

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