Press Release • December 16, 2021

Alation Named a Finalist in 2021-22 Cloud Awards

Alation Cloud Service recognized for its ability to provide the full benefit of Alation Data Catalog in the cloud

Redwood City, Calif. – December 16, 2021Alation Inc., the data intelligence company, today announced that Alation was named a finalist in the international cloud computing awards program, The Cloud Awards. Alation Cloud Service is recognized in the Best Cloud Data Management Solution category.

Alation Cloud Service offers a simple, fast way to drive data intelligence across an organization’s hybrid architecture through its ability to connect to virtually any data source, in the cloud or on-premises, via connectors. The cloud service improves on Alation’s award-winning user experience by empowering organizations to get faster time to value from their data while minimizing IT and administrative overhead, and is available through Alation and on Amazon Web Services (AWS) via AWS Marketplace, providing customers with convenient fulfillment options.

Now in its tenth year, The Cloud Awards seeks to identify, promote, and celebrate innovation in cloud computing. The awards program welcomes global entrants from organizations of any scale.

“Today’s organizations have growing expectations to deploy Alation at an enterprise-wide scale as data is spread across hybrid architectures and essential to supporting data-driven decision-making,” said Raj Gossain, Chief Product Officer, Alation. “We are honored and excited that The Cloud Awards recognizes Alation Cloud Service for its ability to provide customers with the ability to manage their data in a trustworthy way.”

Head of Operations for the Cloud Awards, James Williams, said: “Alation is a clear example of an organization using innovative technologies to achieve excellence – and, most importantly, provide value to its clients.

After a decade of identifying and celebrating leading figures in the cloud sector, The Cloud Awards team is still unearthing new and remarkable uses of cloud technology. In the best examples, these innovations unlock transformative business practices and efficiencies. These celebrated organizations and individual innovators continue to disrupt existing markets and create new ones.”

Hundreds of organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, covering the Americas, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. The full shortlist is here:

Final winners will be announced on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.

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, Nasdaq, Pfizer, Salesforce, and Virgin Australia. 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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