Snowflake Unveils the Data Cloud So Organizations Can Connect, Collaborate, and Deliver Value With Data
Snowflake also announces new product features for Snowflake Cloud Data Platform – the technology that enables the Data Cloud
Snowflake, the cloud data platform, unveiled the Data Cloud – an ecosystem where thousands of Snowflake customers, partners, data providers, and data service providers can break down data silos, derive insights, and deliver value from rapidly growing data sets in secure, governed, compliant, and seamless ways. Snowflake also announced new product features for Snowflake Cloud Data platform – the technology that unites this data ecosystem and powers the Data Cloud.
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“With data insights as a core focus for our organization, we’re always looking for ways to consolidate and simplify our ecosystem. Snowflake’s platform-as-a-service makes that possible in a cost-efficient and scalable way.”
The Data Cloud provides many opportunities around data. Governments, healthcare organizations, and businesses have used COVID-19 data sets available on Snowflake to help them navigate the global pandemic, including their efforts to control its spread, anticipate where crucial resources are needed, and determine when to relax social distancing measures, while avoiding future outbreaks. To learn about this and other recent use cases.
The Data Cloud will continue to grow as organizations move their data siloed in cloud-based repositories and in on-premises data centers to the Data Cloud. These organizations gain access to the Data Cloud via the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform, which scales instantly and near-infinitely, enabling any organization to operate seamlessly across different cloud providers and their regions, all in a governed manner.
“Organizations have historically struggled to fully mobilize data in the service of their business,” Snowflake CEO, Frank Slootman said. “Snowflake was specifically architected to leverage the incredible scale and computing power of the cloud. As part of the Data Cloud, organizations fully mobilize their data by blending and joining data with broader context, giving them the power to achieve crucial insights beyond what has previously been possible.”