Events held in Germany and Boston, first in a series of Talend conferences, to provide community members networking and learning opportunities for meeting integration demands of today’s data-driven business.
Los Altos (CA) - May 24, 2012

Talend, a global open source software leader, today announced that Talend Connect Germany and Talend Connect Boston, the company’s first in a series of regional community, customer and partner conferences, will be held on June 12, 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany and on June 19, 2012 in Boston. At the events, Talend will provide business executives and IT users with the most up-to-date information on integration trends and best practices, as well as the opportunity to exchange ideas with Talend’s executives and technologists, industry innovators, customers, community members, partners, industry analysts and peers.

“As one of the leading open source vendors in the world, community and collaboration are some of our core values,” said Bertrand Diard, co-founder and CEO of Talend. “The members of our community – users, customers and partners – are always eager to learn more about Talend’s next-generation integration solutions and their benefits, particularly from peers who are seeing tangible results firsthand. At Talend Connect, attendees will have the unique opportunity to meet fellow integration professionals and hear how they are using Talend’s next-generation solutions to get more business value from their data and systems.”

IT analyst and journalist Jeff Kelly, recently named one of the top 20 influencers in big data by Forbes magazine, will discuss the business and technical impact of big data at Talend Connect Boston. As a contributing editor at SiliconANGLE and principal research contributor at, Kelly applies a critical eye to trends and developments in the big data and data analytics markets. Additional keynote presentations will feature thought leaders such as author Mark Jeffries, a trusted adviser to some of the world’s most successful corporations and a regular contributor on NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, BBC News, Sky News and Fox Business.

Talend Connect will showcase recent innovations including Talend Open Studio for Big Data, a core component of the Talend Platform for Big Data, which enables organizations to increase their productivity by leveraging massive volumes of information without coding. Additional highlights that will be part of the Talend Connect events include:

  • An overview of Talend’s technology roadmap.
  • Presentations by Talend customers and partners on best practices for overcoming integration challenges.
  • Talend-hosted sessions and panels on current market shifts toward big data, cloud computing, holistic integration, data services, data governance, and more.