Press Release • July 13, 2020

Alation Launches Global Partner Network

Alation Partner Network brings best-of-breed partners together to increase the value of analytics investments

Redwood City, Calif. – July 14, 2020 – Alation Inc., the data intelligence company, today announced the launch of Alation Partner Network (APN), a global partner ecosystem designed to help enterprises foster data culture and democratize access to data. APN is an ecosystem of system integrators, resellers, and technology partners designed to drive success for organizations using Alation with other best-of-breed solutions and dramatically improve the effectiveness of enterprise data and analytics investments.

APN enables systems integrators and resellers to become Alation-certified and implement Alation for their enterprise customers by completing select Alation University courses, guided exercises, and certification exams. APN also provides technology partners and resellers with access to Alation software and expert resources to ensure tight integration between products and facilitate collaborative engagement that better supports joint customers.

“Partners are core to our strategy at Alation. The Alation Partner Network empowers more organizations to drive data culture and gain significant value from their data with a global network of leading technology partners, resellers and system integrators,” said Kiran Narsu, Vice President, Business Development, Alation. “Alation uplifts the value of an enterprise’s data by working in collaboration with modern enterprise data management solutions. We are excited to see increased adoption of the Alation Data Catalog driven by our growing ecosystem and integrations with best-of-breed solutions that customers have implemented in their organizations.”

The data catalog has emerged as the most critical technology investment in an enterprise’s modern data architecture, transforming into a platform to support a broad range of data intelligence solutions. Alation is the foundation for successful search & discovery, data literacy and data governance that inspires collaboration, making it possible for everyone in an organization to think data-first.

“As Guy Carpenter continues to evolve our data stack to better suit the processing of external data and improve our advanced analytics practices, we rely on best-in-class solutions, like Alation,” said Alan Anders, Head of Data Strategy at Guy Carpenter & Company, an Alation customer. “Alation’s tight integration capabilities with other best-of-breed technologies accelerates and enhances our ability to provide our clients with novel data-driven solutions.”

“Now more than ever, organizations are looking to empower people with timely, reliable data they can trust to make business critical decisions and drive digital transformation,” said Brian Matsubara, RVP of Global Technology Alliances at Tableau. “The seamless integration between Alation and Tableau expedites data discovery and provides customers with enhanced visibility and governance across their entire data ecosystem. We welcome the opportunity to strengthen our partnership with Alation and look forward to deeper integrations that deliver even more value to our mutual customers.”

“As our enterprise clients increasingly invest in platforms to drive data intelligence, their focus on data governance increases,” said Scott Hanrahan, Managing Director at Keyrus. “Our partnership with Alation enhances our governance practice by helping our clients achieve proper quality and usage of data through democratization, enabling more confident, data-driven decisions.”

Alation is developing relationships with companies around the globe to complement and support customers implementing the Alation Data Catalog. With Alation, our partners help enterprises bring confidence to data-driven decisions. For more information on the Alation Partner Network, please visit

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Alation is the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, enabling self-service analytics, cloud transformation, and data governance. More than 550 enterprises build data culture and improve data-driven decision-making with Alation, including Cisco, Nasdaq, Pfizer, Salesforce, and Virgin Australia. Alation has been named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list four 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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