A recent press release states, “Actian, a leader in hybrid data management, data warehousing, and data integration technology that is part of the HCL Technologies global ecosystem, today announced the availability of its flagship Actian AvalancheTM cloud data warehouse, a fully managed service, on Microsoft Azure. Actian Avalanche provides a flexible hybrid solution to migrate data and apps to the cloud at your own pace, while delivering breakthrough levels of speed, flexibility and economics both on-premise and in the cloud. Avalanche is designed to work seamlessly with Azure data services such as Azure Data Lake Store Gen 2, Azure Data Factory, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft PowerApps, and Azure AI including Azure Machine Learning. Companies need the enterprise-grade performance, management, and security capabilities of a modern data warehouse, combined with the elasticity and economics of the cloud to deploy and scale data analytics services. With more companies migrating to Azure, Actian recognized the market need for an enterprise-class, hybrid cloud data warehouse to deliver superior data analytics capabilities and performance.”
The release continues, “Actian Avalanche on Azure delivers unique value by providing: (1) One of the Fastest Data Warehouses on Azure:Industry standard benchmarks demonstrate a significant performance advantage over alternative offerings in the market. (2) Innovative Hybrid Design:Distributes query workloads across both on-premises and cloud environments. Actian’s support for enterprise-wide data federation enables comprehensive insights, without the need to move data from its place of origin. (3) Fully Managed Service:Fully managed so users can focus on delivering superior insight. (4) Flexibility:Use only the compute and storage resources needed, with extensive pre-built connector support for over 200 popular enterprise applications.”
Read more at actian.com.
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