Press Release • June 17, 2021

Alation Wins Snowflake Data Governance Partner of the Year Award

Selected for collaboration in making joint customers successful

Redwood City, Calif. – June 17, 2021 – Alation Inc., the data intelligence company, has been named Data Governance Partner of the Year by Snowflake, the Data Cloud company. This award was presented on June 16 at the Snowflake Partner Summit.

Snowflake recognized Alation for its achievements as part of Snowflake’s partner ecosystem, helping joint customers easily search, discover, analyze, and govern data critical to their businesses. Alation encourages wide-scale collaboration and enables everyone in an organization to think “data first” before making decisions.

Alation’s Active Data Governance Capability for Snowflake enhances trust and confidence in data, mitigates risk, and increases business performance. Using Alation and Snowflake, joint customers can solve business problems with trusted, governed data, break down silos, and accelerate strategic decision-making.

“Alation and Snowflake share a goal of providing joint customers with a people-first, non-invasive approach to data governance in the cloud,” said Satyen Sangani, CEO and co-founder, Alation. “Alation and Snowflake complement each other incredibly well, and we are honored to receive this award. We will build on this joint momentum and collaborate on product development and go-to-market initiatives worldwide.”

“Data governance is critical to Snowflake customers and Alation drives data governance across the enterprise. We are honored to announce Alation as Snowflake’s Data Governance Partner of the Year,” said Colleen Kapase, SVP of Worldwide Partner and Alliances at Snowflake. “Alation combines governance and data democratization capabilities into one unified solution and can add value for customers as part of their Snowflake capabilities. Both technologies are focused on helping enterprises unlock the value of their data and build thriving data cultures. ”

The announcement comes on the heels of Snowflake and Alation announcing an expanded partnership and joint value proposition for customers, which took place at Snowflake Summit from June 8 – 10, 2021.

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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, 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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