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  • "A three-year agreement is better than a one-year rolling 12-month agreement from a price point of view. I'd recommend looking at a three-year deal because you can't stand up a catalog and produce value in 12 months."
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    Top Answer:Alation Data Catalog's best feature is the SQL query publication.
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    Alation pioneered the data catalog market and is now leading its evolution into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, lineage, stewardship, analytics, and digital transformation.

    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. With Alation, analysts are empowered to search, query and collaborate on their data to achieve faster, more accurate insights.

    Trusted by 400+ enterprises worldwide like Salesforce, Nasdaq, LinkedIn, Finnair, and Cisco.

    The modern catalog for data and analysis. unites and classifies all of your business’s data, metadata, and analysis within an intuitive user experience to help technical and non-technical people collaborate using their preferred tools. Built on a knowledge graph, keeps your most valuable information assets connected to everything people need to find, understand, and use them.

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    Sample Customers
    Salesforce, Snowflake, Citrix, eBay, TripAdvisor, Albertsons, Nasdaq, Pfizer, LinkedIn, Finnair.
    AP, Square Panda, Aceable
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Manufacturing Company7%
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    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise71%
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    Alation Data Catalog is ranked 2nd in Metadata Management with 3 reviews while is ranked 17th in Metadata Management. Alation Data Catalog is rated 8.4, while is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Alation Data Catalog writes "The catalog now provides an opportunity for people to come together, to share, and to find". On the other hand, Alation Data Catalog is most compared with Microsoft Purview, Collibra Governance, Informatica Axon, erwin Data Intelligence by Quest and Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog, whereas is most compared with Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog and Collibra Catalog.

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