Data governance vendor Ataccama is set to advance its namesake platform with its Gen2 offering that brings more automation and data processing capabilities.
The vendor, based in Toronto, introduced its Ataccama One Gen2 platform on Nov. 16, with general availability set for February 2021.
Ataccama’s first generation platform had a strong focus on master data management (MDM); it has now been expanded with a series of enhanced data governance capabilities.
Among the updated features are data quality improvements as well as a data catalog that benefit from Ataccama’s new AI core to help enable what the vendor refers to as “self-driving” capabilities for data governance.
Among the early users of Ataccama’s platform is security vendor Avast, which is using the technology to help meet its data governance requirements.
Miroslav Umlauf, chief data officer at Avast, said Avast started out using Ataccama for MDM.
He noted Avast has grown over the years through mergers and acquisitions and has had to integrate multiple data sources and systems.
The data that Avast collects and manages includes threat data from endpoints, which resides in a single data lake. Avast also deals with transactional and customer data that resides in different systems, including