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Actian Collaborates with Looker to Deliver Next Generation Cloud Data Warehouse Interactive Visual Solution

Sponsored by Businesswire

the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, announced
today that it has joined the Looker Partner Network ecosystem to enable
customers to transform their business by providing a single-source of
truth for quickly accessing and gaining insights into data across more
users simultaneously.

As a member of the Looker
Partner Network ecosystem ,
Actian plays a critical role in the
program’s mission to empower individuals and companies by offering data
analytics and business insights to every department, at every scale, at
the speed of business. By partnering together, Actian and Looker enable
access to a robust data platform where data-driven users can analyze and
take action on real-time data.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Looker to provide customers with the
solutions they need to easily access data for superior business
analytics, no matter where their hybrid data resides – on-premise, in
the cloud or both,” said Jeff Veis, Chief Marketing Officer at Actian.
“Looker and Actian’s Gen III cloud data warehouse fully managed
solution, Actian
™, makes it easier than ever to harness ad-hoc data
analytics at scale without compromise, delivering new levels of price
performance, even at scale.”

Looker’s unique architectural design takes direct advantage of Actian
Avalanche’s superior performance and scalability across large data sets
and concurrent users. Deployed in less than 20 minutes, with built-in
connectors for multi-cloud and on-premise apps, Hadoop repositories, and
Spark data ingestion, Actian Avalanche is a game changer for companies
seeking a competitive advantage from instant insights into their
enterprise data.

“Organizations across all departments are becoming increasingly more
reliant on fresh real-time data to drive their business and everyday
decisions,” said Keenan Rice, Vice President of Global Alliances and
Emerging Markets at Looker. “We’re thrilled to add Actian as it furthers
our mission to bring together the best technology and consulting
companies from around the globe to help empower people through the
smarter use of data.”

“Actian integrates seamlessly with Looker and, even more pleasingly,
delivers the same speed and performance we’ve become used to from
Actian. Combined with Looker’s powerful user interface this means that
we’re able to make informed pricing decisions as and when they come up,
without being held back by slow servers or limited machine learning,”
said August Ludwigs, Pricing Analyst of The AA UK, a mutual customer of
Actian and Looker. “As a small team with limited people resources this
is a prerequisite for being successful in a dynamic marketplace like
insurance, and also where we see Looker adding the greatest value.”

The Looker platform for data provides actionable visualization insight
for data managed by Actian Avalanche, Actian Vector and Actian X hybrid
data solutions. Try the new interactive visual solution, available
immediately, with a 30-day, $500 free credit trial offer:

About Actian – Activate your Data™

Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company,
delivers data as a competitive advantage to thousands of customers
worldwide. Through the deployment of innovative hybrid data technologies
and solutions Actian ensures that business critical systems can transact
and integrate at their very best – on premise, in the cloud or both.
Thousands of forward-thinking organizations around the globe trust
Actian to help them solve the toughest data challenges to transform how
they run their businesses, today and in the future. For more, visit

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