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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 leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, 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 including data search & discovery, data governance, data stewardship, analytics, and digital transformation. Alation’s initial offering dominates the data catalog market. Thanks to its powerful Behavioral Analysis Engine, inbuilt collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation combines machine learning with human insight to successfully tackle even the most demanding challenges in data and metadata management. More than 300 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation including AbbVie, American Family Insurance, Cisco, Exelon, Fifth Third Bank, Finnair, Munich Re, NASDAQ, New Balance, Parexel, Pfizer, US Foods and Vistaprint. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire, and Snowflake Ventures. For more information, visit

About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is an international program which recognizes and honors industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud. The Cloud Awards currently offers two awards programs, the Cloud Computing Awards and the Software-as-a-Service Awards. Categories for the Cloud Computing Awards include Most Promising Start-Up, Best SaaS, and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards, please visit