Complimentary Big Data Test Drive offering announced

December, 2013 — After announcing support for Hadoop in Ataccama market-proven Data Quality Center (DQC) earlier this year, Ataccama Corporation extends its Big Data focus with Ataccama Data Integration and Processing Platform for Hadoop. All the rich functionality of Ataccama data processing platform with its visual designer, shared metadata, and advanced administration and processing tools is now available to anyone who needs to profile, map, model, process, transform, cleanse, enrich, and integrate data on Hadoop.

From now on, the whole Ataccama platform also runs in Hadoop, leveraging its key features such as massive parallel processing, scale-out nature, fail-tolerance, and memory management.

While in the past Ataccama positioned itself as Data Quality, Master Data Management, and Data Governance vendor, now Ataccama CEO Michal Klaus believes that “since Big Data market and Hadoop is our native execution environment, it is time to extend Ataccama’s positioning to being a data integration and processing platform for Hadoop.”

Ataccama Data Integration & Processing Platform for Hadoop offers the following functionalities that are both required and appreciated by the most demanding corporate clients:

  • Data Profiling
  • Data Discovery
  • Data Integration
  • Rule Engine
  • Data Standardization, Cleansing, and Enrichment
  • Match & Merge, Golden Record creation
  • Master Data Management
  • Reference Data Management
  • Data Quality Dashboarding
  • Data Quality Workflow

Michal Klaus believes that Big Data and new technologies are opening up exciting new opportunities for organizations: “Ideas that we have hardly dared to dream about are now becoming reality. Capturing, storing and analyzing truly massive volumes of data in various forms is now possible with the advance of new technologies, such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases.”

Ataccama is ready to help organizations looking into Big Data opportunities to overcome the adoption barriers and offers a complimentary Big Data Test Drive. It includes a Hadoop cluster setup, assessment of potential Big Data ideas, data assessment, and implementation of one Big Data idea of the respective client. Mr. Klaus states that every organization should be now thinking about leveraging these new tools to get the most of their data and become a data-driven business. “With our free Big Data Test Drive, we will help you to kick off your Big Data initiative in just a few days,” he concludes.