Trifacta Launches Largest Global Data Preparation Ecosystem with New Wrangler Partner Program at Strata + Hadoop World London
Global partner ecosystem launches with over 50 reseller, consulting and technology partners
San Francisco – May 24, 2016 – Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling, today announced the launch of the Wrangler Partner Program, a global program to support and enable partners selling, implementing and innovating with Trifacta. The program expands upon the largest data preparation ecosystem to include reseller and consulting partners, technology partners in business intelligence (BI), Hadoop and relational data platforms, and cloud services, among other technologies. With the Wrangler Partner Program, Trifacta brings together best-of-breed technology solutions and services to increase the business value and innovation customers derive from their analytics initiatives. Learn more about the Wrangler Partner Program at Strata + Hadoop World, London between June 1-3, 2016.
Wrangler Partner Program Overview
Trifacta’s Wrangler Partner Program is an ecosystem of reseller, consulting and technology vendors designed to promote the adoption of data wrangling within business departments and analytics teams. The program offers a range of go-to-market relationships to meet the needs of a variety of partner business models:
- Reseller – businesses interested in reselling Trifacta’s industry-leading data wrangling solutions.
- Consulting – professional services firms interested in leveraging Trifacta to help organizations design, build and manage their analytics processes.
- Technology – technology vendors interested in integrating with Trifacta to provide customers with best-of-breed solutions.
Accelerating collaboration with consulting and reseller organizations globally is a focal point of the program, as data wrangling continues to be identified as the most difficult bottleneck within analytics initiatives. Partners range from solution providers focused on analytics strategies and platform deployments, to vertically focused firms with industry domain expertise in healthcare, federal agencies, financial services, consumer packaged goods and telecom, among others.
“Lockheed Martin’s Collaborative Advanced Analytics & Data Sharing (CAADS™) platform provides an end-to-end solution for predictive analytics in government healthcare,” said Ravi Hubbly, senior technology manager, Information Systems & Global Solutions, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). “The data wrangling technology from Trifacta, used in CAADS, empowers data analysts through suggestive data cleaning and data preparation.”
Recent partner and investor, Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global consulting, technology and next-generation services company, partnered with Trifacta to provide a data wrangling solution for the Infosys Information Platform (IIP). This integration will help customers accelerate their ability to find value in data and address issues that arise with the growing scale and complexity of data.
“At Infosys, we aim to bring automation and innovation to everything that we do. Trifacta’s intuitive solution for exploring and transforming data allows us to better help our clients overcome the issues that arise with the growing scale and complexity of data,” said Abdul Razack, head of platforms, Infosys.
For technology partners, Trifacta is strategically focused on working with business intelligence vendors in response to growing demand from users for best-of-breed data wrangling solutions. As the data that makes up organizational reporting grows in scale and diversity, data wrangling solutions like Trifacta have become essential to the analysis process. Technology partners also include cloud service providers, Hadoop and relational data platform vendors, data catalog solutions and data ingestion technology providers, among others.
The Wrangler Partner Program complements Trifacta’s strong ecosystem of existing partners, including Cloudera, Infosys, Lockheed Martin and Tableau. These partners are seeing a wealth of benefits and new opportunities from their collaboration with Trifacta, including new revenue opportunities, differentiated product and service offerings and the ability to deliver new value to customers.
“With the Wrangler Partner Program, we are able to achieve massive scale and empower more companies to make better use of data by providing a global network of leading service and technology providers with the tools that enable them to generate greater business value for their customers,” said Fergus Moroney, vice president of business development and alliances, Trifacta. “We are excited to see such incredible adoption of Trifacta in the market, much of which is driven by our growing partner ecosystem and our integrations with the existing data platform and analytics technologies customers have already deployed within their organization.”
Trifacta is developing relationships with companies worldwide to help complement, implement, operate and support customers deploying its data wrangling solution. Trifacta’s partners help enterprises bridge the gap between raw data and analysis with Trifacta Wrangler Enterprise, the top-ranked end user data preparation solution by Dresner Advisory Services for the past two years. Trifacta was also recently recognized as champion and top vendor in the 2016 self-service data preparation and cataloguing market update report by Bloor Research. For more information on the Trifacta Wrangler Partner Program, please visit trifacta.uptrending.com/partners or stop by Trifacta’s booth 309 at Strata + Hadoop World in London.
Trifacta at Strata
Data relativism and the rise of context services
Date: Thursday, June 2
Time: 9:35 – 9:50
Speakers: Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley and Trifacta)
Improving the customer experience with big data wrangling on Hadoop
Date: Thursday, June 2
Time: 12:05 – 12:45
Location: Capital Suite 10/11
Speakers: Dan Jermyn (Royal Bank of Scotland); Connor Carreras (Trifacta)
Floating Elephants: Developing Data Wrangling Systems on Docker
Date: Thursday, June 2
Location: Capital Suite 15/16
Speakers: Chad Metcalf (Docker); Seshadri Mahalingam (Trifacta)
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Here’s what Wrangler Partners are saying:
“DATTA innova is focused on enabling its customers to discover information from their data and gain new business insights. Trifacta is a key complementary technology between our offering and the Hadoop platform provided by our partner Cloudera. Trifacta greatly accelerates the data preparation process for complex and diverse data, that would have taken large amounts of time and manual steps with traditional tools. Trifacta is a technology born to address the challenges of the new world of big data with structured and non-structured data at massive scale,” said Mauricio de la Torre M., founder, DATTA innova.
“Excelerate Systems provides a full range of services to build big data systems on industry leading platforms. Together with Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling technology, we help customers achieve rapid time to value from their big data investments by building new insights from their data,” said David Bennett, CEO, Excelerate Systems.
“Keylink specializes in helping leading businesses tackle the difficult challenges of data integration, ETL, Hadoop and business intelligence. To ensure we’re providing our clients with the absolute best solutions, we’re constantly focused on discovering breakthrough technologies that can help in our customer engagements. As the global leader in data wrangling software, we see Trifacta as one of these breakthrough technologies and are excited about working with Trifacta to deliver customers new advances in how they’re able to drive value from diverse data,” said Luke Dougherty, managing director, Keylink Technology.
“Openvalue, one of the leading big data companies in France, believes in helping our customers extend their business with more informed decision making. Our partnership with Trifacta enables us to use their industry-leading data wrangling technology to get enterprises a step ahead with improved data analysis productivity and innovative use cases using information about their company, their market and their customers,” said Guillaume Leboucher, CEO, Openvalue.
“Quantiphi’s partnership with Trifacta, the industry leading data wrangling company, is key to our belief that the biggest barrier in adoption of data science today is shaping raw data for value added analysis. Trifacta’s intuitive, efficient and predictive method of exploring and experimenting with data of all shapes and sizes enables us to help our clients overcome this barrier and harness the full potential of big data analytics,” said Asif Hasan, co-founder, Quantiphi.
“At Semantix we are enabling our customers to implement big data solutions that achieve state-of-the-art innovation for our customers. To figure out all the needles of gold in your haystacks, Trifacta is used to help find patterns, providing an intuitive solution for analysis to work with any kind of data sets. Trifacta empowers businesses to accelerate the value delivered from their big data investments,” said Leonardo Santos, CEO, Semantix Brazil.
“As a premier big data consulting firm, we work with a diverse range of businesses to help make their strategic analytics initiatives successful. One of the greatest challenges our clients face is providing a way for analysts to manipulate the diverse data that makes up organizational analysis. We’ve closely partnered with Trifacta because we view them as the premier data wrangling vendor to help our clients more effectively prepare data for analytics and data science,” said Kush Hathi, president and founder, SoftNet Solutions.
“Data analysts encounter significant friction while ingesting and processing big data. Trifacta’s data wrangling solution will augment AlyData’s Data Management, Analytics and Data Governance solutions – resulting in faster time-to-value and a significant return on investment for our clients,” said Jay Zaidi, founder and managing partner, AlyData.
“Trifacta lets us interact with, clean and enrich data in real time, enabling Bardess to better provide our customers with solutions. Trifacta provides an intuitive and approachable interface, and easily surfaces patterns within data that would not be readily apparent to the naked eye. Bardess relies on Trifacta as part of our strategy to deliver rapid ROI from big data,” said Joseph L. DeSiena, president, Bardess Group.
“At Business & Decision, we’re focused on enabling our clients to more effectively leverage data to drive business innovation. Providing clients with the most cutting-edge tools for working with large or diverse data sets is a critical aspect of our process. We view Trifacta’s industry-leading data wrangling solution as a breakthrough technology and are excited to join Trifacta’s Wrangler Partner Program,” said Mick Levy, business innovation director, Business & Decision (EPA: BND).
“As the use of Hadoop continues to grow, we are seeing an increased demand from our customers for data solutions that allow them access the power of Hadoop quickly and easily. Trifacta provides this solution as it allows our customers to access all of their data and enables them to interrogate and interpret their data in hours rather than days or weeks. We are excited to partner with Trifacta in the EMEA, Japan and APAC regions, where we will empower our customers to quickly gain insights from their data, allowing them better utilize their Hadoop investments,” said Liam English, founder and CEO, Bluemetrix.
“Trifacta is the market-leader in this space and by partnering with them, we are able to provide our data scientists, visualization, devops and consulting teams with the benefits of speed, iteration agility and quality. As a result, our clients will benefit from higher data quality, improved time efficiency, data inundation relief, cost reduction, faster speed-to-insights, simpler and less modeling iterations and minimal model calibrations,” said Christian Aaen, CTO, Ciklum.
“At Comtech, we focus on the latest innovations from the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics and rapid application development to help the consumer-centric industries like retail and banking develop new approaches to drive business growth, improve customer service, optimize store/branch operations and transform supply chain to get ahead of the competition. We realized that with increasing complexity of multi-structured big data, it was critical to have a self-service data discovery and preparation solution to get our clients’ decision makers close to the hidden business insights. When we considered all the alternative solutions, we were delighted to discover that Trifacta not only provided all the key features, like fast and intuitive modeling, interactive interface and strong security, but was also very easy to use. We are very excited to be partnering with Trifacta and look forward to our customers benefiting greatly from this partnership,” said Sanjeev Motwani, EVP of commercial business unit, Comtech.
“Dufrain specializes in data management and analytics. Since 2010, we have been working with the UK’s biggest banks & FIs, retailers, universities & SMEs helping them deliver complex BI programs. Increasingly our clients’ needs are more efficiently met using new technologies to help them exploit the potential of big data and we see huge demand for our managed service to help meet these needs. We see Trifacta as a key partner in delivering actionable insights from big data for a host of clients and we are delighted to announce our partnership with Trifacta,” said Greig Fulton, sales director, Dufrain Consulting.
“Ecube is delivering game-changing solutions to Italian customers with big data and advanced analytics. As an early pioneer of Hadoop in Europe, we are pleased to announce a partnership with Trifacta. The ‘data tap’ has been turned on and it will never be turned off. Data grows at a high rate, new data types are being created with an increased frequency and the traditional technology simply doesn’t work. Ecube, together with Trifacta can support big data customers in getting value from data and boosting their business,” said Marco De Bellis, CEO, Ecube.
“Our clients’ data is typically very complex. In order to extract value from all that data and deliver superior business intelligence, it is essential for our technical teams to be able to intuitively prep and wrangle data to ensure the data underpinning the system is trustworthy. Groundswell has partnered with Trifacta because it has the premier solution for the most intractable challenge of turning data into actionable information and insights,” said Darren Sartison, president, Groundswell Group.
“We chose Trifacta because it is the premium data exploration and preparation tool for big data. We work with some of the United Kingdom’s leading insurance companies, where it is essential that users have the highest level of confidence in their data. They need this in order to make key decisions on product pricing, fraud detection, marketing and operations. Trifacta allows us to give them this confidence by enabling a clear, early view of the data and offering ways to easily bring together disparate data sets. It has helped us uncover and share previously hidden insights, giving immediate value across business units,” said Nick Turner, co-founder and chief data architect, Incited.
“Trifacta’s market-leading technology will enable Infosys clients to bring together diverse and disparate data into a more digestible form for downstream analysis. With this partnership, our clients will be able to achieve insights faster and derive greater value from their big data investments,” said Ritika Suri, senior vice president, corporate development, Infosys.
“At Knowledgent, we’re focused on enabling businesses to maximize the value of information by improving their data foundations and advancing their analytics capabilities. Trifacta is a key technology we use with our clients to quickly prepare diverse and complex data for analysis – improving the efficiency and the accuracy of the results,” said Jeff Evernham, informationist, Knowledgent.
“Given the tremendous importance of shortening the data prep process, Trifacta is a great addition to MetiStream’s partner ecosystem and arsenal of tools. In addition, Trifacta’s capabilities to simplify the process for end users to conduct deeper data discovery will bring a unique advantage to our customer projects,” said Chiny Driscoll, founder & CEO, MetiStream, Inc.
“In the analytics space, visualization gets all the glory, but in reality, most of the time consuming and complex work is completed on the back-end within the data architecture process. In fact, 70 percent of project time is spent on the ETL process. Trifacta plays a huge role in simplifying the data transformation and preparation process. Trifacta excels at making it very easy for non-traditional IT resources to get the most out of their organization’s most prized asset – the data. Whether you are building a data lake, enterprise data hub or data architecture built on RDBMS, data quality challenges will become apparent. At JetSweep, we leverage the Trifacta product set to improve the speed and efficiency of our solutions delivery with both traditional architecture and analytics, and within our big data / Cloudera solutions.” said Christopher Barbanti, co-founder, JetSweep.
“We see a massive change in the way our customers are delivering value from their data. They are moving from a paradigm where the data is accessed and managed by a chosen few, to a world where any data literate user can access the data they need when they need it. Trifacta is one of the new breed of tools we have found that provides the capabilities these users need to easily access this data. Gone are the days where data users need to create pages of code or understand complex mapping and transformation interfaces. Trifacta is delivering users the equivalent self-service capabilities for data access and manipulation that companies such as Qlik and Tableau have successfully delivered for data visualisation. We are proud to be able to work with our customers to help them leverage the amazing capabilities Trifacta offers and to gain more value from their data,” said Shane Gibson, agile BI architect, OptimalBI.
“Trifacta democratizes big data preparation by putting business analysts in the driver’s seat – so does PredicSis for big data predictive analytics. Our partnership is a natural fit for providing our customers with a reliable and cost-effective way to unlock the business value in their big data,” said Eric Le Flour, chief product officer, PredicSis.
“RCG is proud to partner with Trifacta. Its Enterprise Data Wrangler’s user-friendliness and predictive algorithms for data analysis are true differentiators. We use it to speed up data analysis and preparation of data in Hadoop big data environments because it allows business users to easily get engaged in the exploration, clean up and quality management of their data,” said Richard Skriletz, global managing principal, RCG Global Services.
“We are very excited to be a part of Trifacta’s newly launched partner program. We feel Trifacta’s offerings complements SnA’s expertise in delivering complex predictive analytics projects. Trifacta’s Data Wrangler solutions have a proven success record globally and we are looking forward to working with them in our markets,” said Omer Nadirler, managing partner, SnA Consulting.
“Synaltic considers Trifacta one of the best data preparation solutions. In view of the market evolution and Trifacta’s leadership in data wrangling, it is timely for us to become Trifacta’s Wrangler Partner in order to offer a real professional offering in data preparation to our customers. We always chose our partners because they are the best in their field, and Trifacta is no exception to this rule. Today, we are glad and proud to have Trifacta amongst the technologies we recommend to our customers,” said Marc Sallières, chief executive, Synaltic Group.
“With Wipro’s analytics business focus toward developing end-to-end analytics and information strategies for businesses covering the entire spectrum of the ‘data-information-insights’ value chain, we realize the importance of having agile and scalable analytics platforms to deliver business insights. We believe joining forces with Trifacta will provide the required platform for discovery, cleaning and shaping of big data which can then be leveraged to provide predictive and prescriptive analytical insights in real time or near real time,” said Pallab Deb, Global Head, Analytics, Wipro (NYSE: WIT).
Business Intelligence Providers:
“We’re thrilled to be officially partnering with Trifacta, we already have multiple joint customers that have successfully developed some rich insights from their data using Arcadia and Trifacta together. I’m also very excited to see next generation tools, like Trifacta and Arcadia, which have been architected to natively run in Hadoop with big data from day one and designed with modern and responsive web based UIs, being established as enterprise grade alternatives to the legacy stacks entrenched in many Fortune 500 companies,” said Shant Hovsepian, chief technology officer, Arcadia Data.
“By enabling customers to better prepare and wrangle data, Trifacta plays an important role in the journey to big data success. AtScale delivers market leading BI on Hadoop, which when combined with Trifacta, results in better business performance,” said Josh Klahr, vice president of product management, AtScale.
“When building a smart business application, GoodData customers have different types of data that require preparation prior to distribution. Partnering with Trifacta allows us to leverage their data wrangling solution to bring in more data types and sources. Our customers can create a more compelling data product with more efficiency to distribute to their business networks,” said Roman Stanek, CEO and founder, GoodData.
“Looker and Trifacta Wrangler Enterprise offer a robust joint solution for analytics on large complex datasets. Companies can cleanse, model and explore petabytes of data (not just subsets) without moving it from the Hadoop environment by taking advantage of Looker’s in-cluster analytics and Trifacta’s user-friendly approach to data wrangling,” said Keenan Rice, vice president of alliances, Looker.
“The Trifacta and Qlik partnership brings together two industry leaders in data wrangling and visual analytics, enabling mutual clients to dive deeper into their complex and diverse organizational data and uncover insights to inform decision making. Together, Qlik and Trifacta bring an unmatched expertise in unlocking the potential of data to their customers, by empowering them to do more with data of all shapes and sizes and gain meaning out of information from varied sources.” said Michael Foster, vice president, strategic partners, Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK).
“Trifacta Wrangler gives our customers a productive and intuitive solution for preparing complex data for visualization in Tableau and helps expand the variety of data our customers can directly use in Tableau. We are excited to have Trifacta as one of our close partners in the big data ecosystem,” said Dan Jewett, Vice President of Product Management, Tableau (NYSE: DATA).
“Zoomdata’s partnership with Trifacta combines the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big data with one of the industry’s most innovative data wrangling solutions. As a result, our customers can reduce bottlenecks to transforming raw data into actionable data by 80 percent, and deliver data-driven applications with advanced visual analytics,” said Subrata Chakrabarti, vice president of product marketing, Zoomdata.
Data Science, Hadoop Platform, Ingestion & Cataloging Vendors:
“For data analysts, finding, cataloging and preparing data are typically the most difficult and time-consuming aspects of the analytics process. The combination of Alation’s Data Catalog and Trifacta’s Data Wrangling platform provides analysts with a self-service solution that makes these challenging tasks more intuitive and efficient. We’re excited about driving the growth of the self-service analytics revolution beyond data visualization to include data preparation,” said Eric Brisson, vice president of customer and business development, Alation.
“Trifacta brings a best-in-class user experience to the significant challenge of transforming and cleansing data. By operating natively on Hadoop, Trifacta is a natural complement to Alpine’s machine learning platform,” said Josh Lewis, vice president product, Alpine Data.
“Cloudera’s partnership with Trifacta helps our customers clear traditional bottlenecks and transform raw data into actionable insights at scale. This confluence of data wrangling technology with the world’s fastest, easiest and most secure Apache Hadoop platform empowers enterprise users to realize business value faster from complex and diverse data,” said Tim Stevens, vice president, business and corporate development, Cloudera.
“Hortonworks is pleased to have Trifacta as a certified partner. By enabling analysts to quickly transform raw data into refined outputs for analysis, Trifacta helps put the power and agility of data platforms like Hortonworks Data Platform directly into the hands of the people who know the data best,” said Matt Morgan, vice president product and alliance marketing, Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP).
“Trifacta enables us to provide joint customers with a leading data wrangling solution and enterprise-grade Hadoop platform for exploring and preparing diverse data. Working closely with Trifacta, we empower analysts to engage directly with data in the highly scalable, reliable and powerful MapR Converged Data Platform. Our combined solution helps extend maximum business value for our customers’ various analytics initiatives,” said Sheryl Sage, director worldwide alliances and programs, MapR.
“StreamSets is thrilled to join the Trifacta Partner Program. Our ability to manage the performance of data flows combined with leading data preparation and exploration technology from Trifacta will empower a reference architecture for the continuous delivery of quality data. Together we will create innovative solutions that help democratize analysis and accelerate insights for our customers,” said Jobi George, vice president of business development, StreamSets.
“Pairing Waterline Data’s ability to automatically build, maintain and use a rich inventory of data assets, with Trifacta’s data transformation platform allows Hadoop users to automate and accelerate the supply chain of curated data for use in big data analytics,” said Alex Gorelik, CEO, Waterline Data.
Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling software, significantly enhances the value of an enterprise’s big data by enabling users to easily transform and enrich raw, complex data into clean and structured formats for analysis. Leveraging decades of innovative work in human-computer interaction, scalable data management and machine learning, Trifacta’s unique technology creates a partnership between user and machine, with each side learning from the other and becoming smarter with experience. Trifacta is backed by Accel Partners, Cathay Innovation, Greylock Partners and Ignition Partners.
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