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Talend Extends Collaboration with Cloudera

Talend Data Fabric now certified on Cloudera Data Platform Redwood City, CA  - August 18, 2020 - Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, announced today that it has extended its collaboration with Cloudera by certifying on the Cloudera Data Platform. Talend Data Fabric is now a Cloudera Certified Technology and has been tested, validated, and certified to work with Cloudera Data Platform (CDP). “We’ve had a long-standing relationship with Cloudera, helping joint customers leverage our platform to build and automate data engineering workloads on Cloudera,” said Jamie Kiser, Chief Customer Officer at Talend. “Supporting cloud, on-prem, and hybrid environments are a strategic decision for our customers worldwide, particularly in heavily regulated industries. By closely working with Cloudera we can provide our customers with modern integration technologies that will enable them to achieve maximum value from their data.” With the July 2020 release of Talend Data Fabric, Talend offers full support for Cloudera Data Platform – Private Cloud. This support provides native integration with a key focus on Apache Spark, Hive, Impala, and other key Cloudera capabilities for data engineering and data warehouse workloads. Furthermore, the new release has been certified by Cloudera for its technical integration. This certification gives our mutual customers the confidence that Talend follows key Cloudera specifications and ensures the technical accuracy required to manage their business critical workloads. “With Cloudera Connect Technical Certifications, our partners can unlock the potential of the enterprise data cloud to drive the most valuable and transformative use cases for companies,” said Gary Green, vice president of strategic partnerships at Cloudera. “Cloudera customers can say yes to any analytic workload from the Edge to AI, knowing that they will have skilled resources, business solutions, and integrations from the Cloudera partner ecosystem available to them.” CDP is a new approach to enterprise data, anywhere from the Edge to AI. By simplifying operations, it reduces the time to onboard new use cases across the organization. The platform uses machine learning to intelligently autoscale workloads up and down for more cost-effective use of cloud infrastructure. With Cloudera's Shared Data Experience (SDX), the security and governance capabilities in CDP, IT can confidently deliver secure analytics running against data anywhere. CDP manages data in any environment, including multiple public clouds, bare metal, private cloud, and hybrid cloud. The Cloudera Data Platform offers game-changing technology that lets companies harness diverse data to solve important business problems. Talend Data Fabric is the only data integration and integrity platform that simplifies all aspects of working with data for analysis and use, driving critical business outcomes. Talend Data Fabric includes a suite of apps to ensure enterprise data is complete, clean, compliant, and readily available to everyone who needs it throughout the organization.
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Talend Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions

Third consecutive Leader recognition based on Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision Redwood City, CA - July 30, 2020 - Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, today announced it has once again been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in data quality tools as described in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions.1 This is the third consecutive time that Talend has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant. For a complimentary copy of Gartner’s complete report, click here. According to Gartner, Inc., “As organizations accelerate the speed of digital transformation and innovation, there is a greater market demand for data quality solutions. This stems from a need to overcome the challenges from complex and distributed data landscapes, and new and urgent business requirements. Data and analytics leaders are facing intensive pressure to provide “trusted” data that can help business operations to run more efficiently and making business decisions faster and with greater confidence.”1 “Data quality is essential, bringing the clarity and decisiveness necessary to organizations as they navigate today’s market,” said Lauren Vaccarello, CMO at Talend. “Trusting the quality in your real-time data helps businesses pivot quickly and make critical decisions. We are thrilled that Gartner has again positioned Talend as a Leader in this Magic Quadrant report. We think this recognition validates the strategic importance of our offering.” Talend Data Fabric is the only data integration and integrity platform that simplifies all aspects of working with data for analysis and use, driving critical business outcomes. Talend Data Fabric includes a suite of apps to ensure enterprise data is complete, clean, compliant, and readily available to everyone who needs it throughout the organization. In the report, Gartner notes: “By 2022, 60% of organizations will leverage machine-learning-enabled data quality technology for suggestions to reduce manual tasks for data quality improvement... Data quality initiatives have traditionally been mandated to fulfill compliance requirements and to reduce operational risks and costs. Increasingly, data quality is also a necessity when amplifying analytics for better insights and making trusted, data-driven decisions.” 1 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions,” Melody Chien, Ankush Jain, 27 July 2020. Previous titles include “Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools.” Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
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Talend Honors Canadian Financial Institution SSQ Insurance with Talend Data Masters Award

Using Talend to build unique customer journey experiences, SSQ Insurance increased development team productivity by 30% and achieved a 3-fold increase in one of their campaign conversion rates Redwood City, CA  - July 8, 2020 - Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, announced today that SSQ Insurance is a winner of a Talend Data Masters award. This award will be presented in a ceremony during the Canada Talend User Group taking place on Thursday, July 9, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT. SSQ Insurance selected Talend to modernize its data infrastructure for cloud data analytics, while ensuring the highest data confidentiality standards. With Talend, SSQ Insurance now has a 360-degree view of its customer information, which enables the creation of tailored experiences for customers and prospects. “Our insurance customers expect a simple, secure, and personalized experience,” said Simon Latouche, Data Engineering Director, SSQ Insurance. “The data governance and automation that Talend provides us is a real game-changer in this respect. Talend is the link between all of our data, upon which a multitude of customer journeys are built.” With over three million customers and 13 billion Canadian dollars in assets under management, SSQ Insurance is one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. SSQ Insurance is using a wide range of features in Talend from data integration to data quality and API-based application integrations to accomplish the goals it had identified to enhance customer experiences and modernize through a move to the cloud.  Using Talend, SSQ Insurance can integrate, standardize, and clean data, which is then loaded to a Snowflake cloud data warehouse in an Azure environment. The depth of Talend’s integration capabilities enables SSQ Insurance to build a generic data vault automation framework. As a result, SSQ Insurance has experienced a 30% improvement in the efficiency of development teams, where new data projects start being delivered in only three weeks instead of months. Additionally, the marketing department can now customize its campaigns by using consolidated data to run predictive models, which has led to SSQ Insurance tripling its conversion rates in terms of customer win-back actions. “We’re thrilled by the results SSQ Insurance has achieved from the clean, complete, and timely view of their customer data,” said Julien Sauvage, vice president product marketing at Talend. “Customer needs are changing rapidly across the globe and having data that is reliable, confidential, and accurate is critical to remain competitive in these markets.”  Talend is the only platform that supports customer projects from initial data ingestion to enterprise data governance. Talend simplifies all aspects of working with data for analysis and driving critical business outcomes. To learn more about how SSQ Insurance built its 360-degree customer view using Talend, please join a virtual lunch session hosted by the Canada Talend User Group on Thursday, July 9, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT. For more information on SSQ Insurance and other Talend customer stories, please visit here.
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Talend Donates Nearly $3 Million in Data Skills Courses and Technologies to Higher Education

Global program addresses the shortage of skilled data workers by providing comprehensive data integration coursework that can be applied for careers in data analysis and data research Redwood City, Calif. - July 8, 2020 - Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, announced today its plans to provide complimentary software technologies and online data skills training courses to universities globally. The Talend University Alliance program provides free technologies designed to build skills that students can apply toward work in data analytics. The program is open to qualified academic institutions, as well as non-profit research organizations. According to Gartner, “Skills gaps always impede strategy execution and will constrain post-COVID-19 business priorities. Digital era skills are especially hard to hire.”1 The free program offered by Talend serves to address the growing need for skilled data workers. Universities and non-profit research organizations participating in the pilot program include Northeastern University, Codam, University of Castilla-La Mancha, and Université de Sherbrooke. The University Alliance is comprised of free software, Talend certification, and online courses ranging from data integration basics, navigating data privacy, managing cloud services, and transforming data for machine learning. The university program is designed for students and researchers to develop skills that prepare them for work in data analytics. Students will become familiar with a range of data and application technologies. They will also learn how to take advantage of various free open source offerings on the market that can help accelerate the path to analyzing information. Qualified students may take the Talend Certification exam at no charge. “We have been working closely with a select group of universities to develop this program over the past several months,” said Laurent Bride, COO and CTO, Talend. “There has been a gap for skilled data workers, and with the onset of COVID-19, it is much more apparent that the need to access and act on reliable data is critical. We’re proud to provide this program to universities and non-profits.” Interested academic institutions and non-profit research organizations worldwide may apply at www.Talend.com/UniversityAlliance.  1 Flip COVID-19 Downtime Into a Strategic Reskilling Opportunity Published 17 April 2020 - ID G00724488 
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Talend Achieves Elite Status and Technology Ready Validation in the Snowflake Partner Network

Talend continues to deliver clean, compliant, and accessible data with Snowflake Redwood City, Calif. - June 18, 2020 - June 18, 2020 - Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, today announced it has achieved Elite Status in the Snowflake Partner Network (SPN). This achievement recognizes Talend’s track record for delivering enterprise data management technologies from its Talend Data Fabric suite of apps, such as Stitch Data Loader and Talend Cloud for Data Quality and Data Governance, to customers on Snowflake’s cloud data platform. Achieving Elite Status also differentiates Talend as a Snowflake Ready Technology Partner, which demonstrates to our customers that Talend connectors and integrations for Snowflake adhere to best practices around performance, reliability and security. “Talend’s Technology Ready status is a reflection of its investment toward the Snowflake partnership” said Harsha Kapre, Senior Product Manager at Snowflake. “By ensuring its Snowflake integrations adhere to our best practices, we can ensure customers have a great experience.” “With Talend, Snowflake and Tableau Software, we have a modern, agile, high-performance and secure data architecture,” said Arnaud Maton, Head of Data at Kiloutou. “This means the business divisions can be autonomous in how they run reports and also promotes a test and learn approach to their use of data.” “Customers can trust that our technologies are tested and optimized to work effectively with Snowflake,” said Mike Pickett, Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Talend.  “This announcement demonstrates Talend’s ongoing commitment to Snowflake and our support of many key workloads, such as data warehouse, data lake, and data engineering, on the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform.” Learn more about the Snowflake Partner Network and try Talend through the Partner Connect portal. More information on Talend Data Fabric can be found here.
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Talend Recognized as a Leader in Enterprise Data Fabric Evaluation by Independent Research Firm

Company receives highest score of any vendor in Current Offering Category Redwood City, Calif. - June 10, 2020 - Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, announced today that it was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its June 10, 2020 publication, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Fabric, Q2 2020 evaluation. Talend is cited as a Leader in the evaluation and received the highest score of any vendor evaluated in the Current Offering category. For a complimentary copy of the report, please visit here. Talend earned the highest possible scores, 5 out of 5, in 15 of the 25 criteria evaluated by Forrester, including criteria such as Data Catalog, Data Quality, and Data Lineage. Talend also received 5 out of 5 in the strategy execution criteria. “The market has changed, the stakes have never been higher, and every decision is critical,” said Lauren Vaccarello, CMO at Talend. “Companies need complete trust in the data driving their business, and the only way to ensure that is through a Data Fabric capable of delivering real-time data that is clean, complete, and compliant. We are delighted by this recognition that we believe reinforces the strength and strategic necessity of our offering.” The Forrester report noted: “Talend has a single metadata model across products and a single design and development interface, repository, and management console to support the data fabric deployment. Talend continues to expand its cloud strategy including multi-cloud, offering customers broad use cases that include customer 360 and IoT.” Talend Data Fabric is the only data integration and integrity platform that simplifies all aspects of working with data for analysis and use, driving critical business outcomes. Talend Data Fabric includes a suite of apps to ensure enterprise data is complete, clean, compliant, and readily available to everyone who needs it throughout the organization.
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Talend Receives Recognition from G2 and Leading Technology Journal

Praised by Users for Product Excellence Redwood City, CA – May 19, 2020 – Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, announced today it has been recognized by a leading technology publication and peer review site for its product excellence. Both Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) readers and G2 users identified Talend as a top choice. Talend was selected as a finalist in DBTA’s Readers’ Choice Awards Program in which information management solutions, products, and services are chosen by the people who actually use them. The publication’s readers nominated Talend in two categories: Best Data Integration Solution and Best Data Governance Solution. Talend was also named to several of G2’s software lists, including a top software product for enterprise, for midmarket, and for highest satisfaction, based on data from over one million authentic and verified customer reviews. Written and published between January 1, 2019 to March 3, 2020, each review was vetted by a real person to ensure legitimacy. “This isn’t a subjective list based on a few peoples’ opinions,” explains G2 CEO, Godard Abel. “With the highest traffic and engagement, the largest selection of product and services, and highest quality data, G2 analyzes more than 4 million data points to determine which products and companies make the list.” Talend Data Fabric is the only data integration and integrity platform that simplifies all aspects of working with data for analysis and use, driving critical business outcomes. Talend Data Fabric includes a suite of apps to ensure enterprise data is complete, clean, compliant, and readily available to everyone who needs it throughout the organization. “We’re thrilled to have our product offerings recognized by people who are on the front lines of addressing data challenges,” said Julien Sauvage, vice president product marketing at Talend. “By providing access to complete and clean data, our customers have an accurate view of their business, can make faster decisions, and mitigate their risk.”  In addition to G2 and DBTA, Talend was also named to CRN’s Top 100 Big Data 2020, adding to the list of company accolades this year.
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Talend Announces Speaker Lineup for Talend Connect Virtual Summit 2020

Innovative companies across finance, healthcare, retail, and media join the virtual stage to share their data transformation stories REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – May 15, 2020 –  Talend, a global leader in data integration and data integrity, today announced its speaker lineup for Talend Connect Virtual Summit 2020. This inaugural virtual event, based on its long-running annual Talend Connect customer conference, will be broadcast multiple times from May 27-28 to accommodate global time zones and provide local language support. Talend Connect Virtual Summit will bring together Talend executives and data integration industry experts from around the world to share best practices, customer testimonials, technical deep dives, and practical tips on how to find revenue, reduce costs, and solve urgent business challenges with data.  Confirmed customers that will share their data journey stories include: Charles Link, Director of Data & Analytics, Covanta, will join Talend CEO Christal Bemont’s keynote on “Find Clarity Amidst the Chaos – Inspiring Stories from Today’s Data Leaders” Ranadip Dutta, Solutions Architect Manager, Cloud & Technology, Lenovo, will share his presentation on “Better Data, Faster: How to Deliver High Quality Data at Scale” Jeff Bruns, Director, Product Engineering, Chronicle of Higher Education, will present “Tomorrow is Too Late: Building a Modern Microservice Architecture with Talend” Johar Shodiq, Head of Data Governance, BTPN, will discuss “Best Practices for Tackling Data Governance with Smarter Architecture” Axel Frank, Senior Solution BI Architect, Siemens, will explain “From Data Chaos to Clarity: Making Every Decision Count” Jason Vogel, IT Manager, Business Intelligence – Data Management, AutoZone, will present “Real Decisions in Real-Time: Unlocking New Revenue with the Power of Streaming Data” Talend Connect Virtual Summit will offer tracks for practitioners and executives. For more information and to register for free please visit here for NORAM, EMEA, APAC/Japan.
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Talend Accelerates the Journey to Lakehouse Paradigm with Expanded Databricks Partnership

Continued momentum with Databricks provides reliable, high-quality data for machine learning workloads; Data teams can quickly unlock insights for businesses using Databricks and Delta Lake. Redwood City, CA - April 8, 2020 - Talend, a global leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, announced today its continued partner momentum with Databricks. With the Winter ’20 release of Talend Data Fabric, including Stitch Data Loader for data ingest, Talend now supports Delta Lake. The comprehensive support enables data ingestion into lakehouse environments where data warehouse management features are combined with low-cost storage. The additional support for Delta Lake combined with the enhanced integration and integrity capabilities in Talend Data Fabric enable the fast ingest and optimal processing of reliable, high-quality data for Databricks users to inform machine learning workloads and quickly unlock insights for their business. Talend also announced the availability of Talend’s Stitch Data Loader in Databricks’ recently announced Data Ingestion Network of partners. This network, showcasing select Databricks partners, brings data teams closer to building the new data management paradigm, lakehouse, which combines the best elements of data lakes and data warehouses, enabling business intelligence and machine learning on all of a business’s data. “Talend is an important addition to our new partner ecosystem, which was built to speed data ingestion access for our customers,” said Michael Hoff, SVP Business Development and Partners at Databricks. “Talend provides both a powerful integration platform for data engineers and a simple-to-use data ingestion tool for business analysts. This not only helps our customers get started fast, but also gives them a path forward for enterprise data management.” In addition to extended support for Delta Lake in its recent Winter ’20 release, Talend Data Fabric supports Apache Spark 2.4 and Databricks Runtime 5.5 Long Term Support for optimal product performance. Talend also adds major advancements for Spark Dataset, which enables users to take advantage of performance enhancements for optimal Apache Spark processing. “Working closely with Databricks, our joint customers can achieve higher performance and innovate faster by using Talend Data Fabric to move workloads to Databricks,” said Mike Pickett, SVP Business Development and Ecosystem at Talend. “We look forward to continued collaboration with one of the leading cloud data and AI platforms in the industry.” These updates enable Talend to provide Databricks users with comprehensive data quality and governance features to support machine learning and advanced analytics, natively supporting the full power of Apache Spark and Delta Lake. Through this integration, users can access the scale and cloud benefits through a drag and drop interface, instead of manually coding data engineering jobs. Talend is integrated with both Azure Databricks and Databricks for AWS. Talend Data Fabric is a hybrid integration and integrity platform that intelligently connects, integrates, and shares trusted data at any scale with seamlessly built-in quality and governance. The platform solves the data efficiency gap by turning a mass of siloed data to a flow of trustworthy data that anyone can use. Talend Data Fabric transforms data into a powerful, valuable, and strategic asset that can provide a real competitive advantage. To learn more about how companies can quickly benefit from ingesting data workloads into Delta Lake using Talend’s Stitch Data Loader, please read this blog. For more information on the extended support for Databricks in Talend’s Winter ’20 release, please visit this blog and this page. To listen to a recorded webinar on the many new advancements in Talend Data Fabric, please view here. About Talend   Talend, a leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, enables companies to transform by delivering trusted data at the speed of business.   Talend Data Fabric offers a single suite of apps that shortens the time to trusted data by solving some of the most complex aspects of the data value chain. Users can collect data across systems, govern it to ensure proper use, transform it to new formats and improve quality, and share it with internal and external stakeholders.   Over 4,250 organizations across the globe choose Talend to rely on trusted data to make business decisions with confidence. Talend has been recognized as a leader in its field by leading analyst firms and industry publications including Forbes, InfoWorld and SD Times.   For more information, please visit www.talend.com and follow us on Twitter: @Talend.
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Talend Cloud Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Talend Cloud is now available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. With the embedded data quality and native integration performance of Talend Cloud, companies can run integration tasks securely across cloud and on-premise environments with only a few clicks from an Azure account. Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now have access to quick deployments of cloud-to-cloud, cloud-to-on premises environments using Azure Redwood City, CA – March 10, 2020 – Talend, a global leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, announced today the availability of Talend Cloud in Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. With the embedded data quality and native integration performance of Talend Cloud, companies can run integration tasks securely across cloud and on-premise environments with only a few clicks from an Azure account. Trusted data with Talend Cloud Talend Cloud is an easy-to-use data integration platform optimized for Azure that supports multi-cloud and hybrid environments for maximum flexibility.  For organizations, this creates a faster implementation cycle with increased performance and efficiency for data integration.  Talend Cloud on Azure supports capabilities such as: Broad connectivity for on-prem, cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments and support for, Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure HDInsight, and many more to take advantage of optimal performance and scale Over 900 transactional, operational, and analytic data connectors and components, which can be used to quickly connect, load and process data from virtually any source into Microsoft Azure Built-in pervasive data quality to ensure trusted data and regulatory compliance Support for CI/CD and integration with Azure DevOps provides improved developer productivity and business agility “Whether a company is looking to build a new data lake or modernize a data warehouse, Talend Cloud for Azure provides the flexibility to make it possible to integrate all data across their enterprise,” said Mike Pickett, SVP of Business Development and Ecosystem at Talend. “We look forward to continuing to expand our strong relationship with Azure and providing a truly seamless experience for our customers using Talend Cloud in an Azure environment.” Sajan Parihar, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp., added, "Microsoft Azure Marketplace lets customers worldwide discover, try, and deploy software solutions that are certified and optimized to run on Azure. Azure Marketplace helps solutions like Talend Cloud reach more customers and markets." Talend Cloud is now available to purchase on Azure Marketplace. Learn more about how Talend quickly and easily runs integration tasks securely across cloud and on-premise environments with only a few clicks from an Azure account.
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