INDUSTRY PULSE ALERTS

Here is a quick skim of the latest analytics and data science industry news. To get perspectives on highlighted updates, please read the monthly wrap ups. For even more news, check out Impact Analytix Industry Pulse or for Flipboard fans add https://flipboard.com/@idigdata.

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  • TIBCO Buys In-Memory Data Platform SnappyData
    by News Desk on March 12, 2019 at 1:51 AM

    TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced it has acquired SnappyData. The acquisition will complement the TIBCO® Connected Intelligence platform with a unified analytics data fabric that enhances analytics, data science, streaming, […]

  • Qlik to Acquire Attunity to Expand Enterprise Data Management
    by News Desk on February 21, 2019 at 7:03 PM

    Philadelphia, PA and Burlington, MA – Qlik®, a leader in data analytics, and Attunity Ltd. (NasdaqCM: ATTU), a leading provider of data integration and big data management software solutions, today announced that the two companies signed a definitive agreement under […]

  • Databricks’ $250 Million Funding
    by News Desk on February 5, 2019 at 4:36 PM

    San Francisco — February 5, 2019 – Databricks, the leader in unified analytics and founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, today announced it has secured $250 million in a Series E funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Coatue Management, Microsoft, and New […]

  • Qlik acquires CrunchBot
    by News Desk on January 22, 2019 at 5:24 PM

    PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qliktoday announced it has acquired the CrunchBot AI-powered analytics bot along with Crunch Data Inc.’s experienced team of AI and solution development professionals. Now users can interact with and understand their data using natural language through […]

  • AtScale Closed Series D Funding
    by News Desk on January 7, 2019 at 5:32 AM

    SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2018 — AtScale, the Data Warehouse Virtualization Platform Company, has announced that it has closed a Series D funding round led by Morgan Stanley, with participation from new investors as well as AtScale’s previous investors Storm Ventures, […]

  • Neo4j Closes $80 Million in Series E Funding
    by News Desk on November 2, 2018 at 12:29 AM

    SAN MATEO, Calif. – Nov. 01, 2018 – Neo4j, the leader in graph databases, announced today that it has closed an $80 million Series E funding round led by One Peak Partners and Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. Neo4j’s latest round also includes the following […]

  • DataRobot Insights Extension showcased in Tableau Conference Keynote
    by News Desk on October 24, 2018 at 5:13 PM

    Unveiled at Tableau Conference in New Orleans, Automated Exploratory Data Analysis Add-In for Tableau Delivers AI-Driven Storytelling Boston, MA, October 18, 2018 — DataRobot, the creator of the automated machine learning category, today announced DataRobot Insights, a new Tableau […]

  • Incorta Expands Series B with Microsoft’s M12 and Telstra Ventures
    by News Desk on October 18, 2018 at 5:10 PM

    SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2018 — Incorta, a hyperconverged analytics software company, today announced $15 million in funding by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund (formerly Microsoft Ventures), and Telstra Ventures. This round coincides with the company’s Fall ’18 […]

  • Snowflake Closes $450 Million in Growth Funding
    by News Desk on October 15, 2018 at 1:42 PM

    SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct 12, 2018 – Snowflake Computing, a data warehouse built for the cloud, has announced it has closed $450 million in additional growth funding led by Sequoia Capital. The remainder of Snowflake’s existing investors also participated: Altimeter Capital, […]

  • Cloudera and Hortonworks Announce Merger
    by News Desk on October 4, 2018 at 5:05 AM

    PALO ALTO, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 3, 2018 — Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR) and Hortonworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: HDP) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. […]