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Selected for collaboration in making joint customers successful

Redwood City, Calif. – June 17, 2021 – Alation Inc., the leader in enterprise data intelligence, 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 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 250 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation, including AbbVie, American Family Insurance, Cisco, Exelon, Finnair, Munich Re, New Balance, Pfizer, Scandinavian Airlines, and US Foods. 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