Teradata has acquired data catalog software provider Stemma to enhance its self-service analytics platform Vantage with Stemma’s AI-powered data exploration and search capabilities, it said Tuesday.
“Stemma’s automated data catalog capabilities will help Teradata deliver an enhanced user experience designed to accelerate growth in the burgeoning area of AI and machine learning-based analytics,” Hillary Ashton, Teradata’s chief product officer, said in a statement. without disclosing the financial terms of the transaction.
Stemma’s software can be integrated with data warehouses, business intelligence tools, collaboration software, and security tools, among other things. It has nearly 20 built-in data connectors, which Ashton hopes will strengthen Teradata’s data fabric and accelerate the analytics productivity of the Vantage platform. Possible integrations include AWS Athena, AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery, PostgreSQL, Snowflake, dbt, Apache AirFlow, Tableau, Mode Analytics, Looker, Metabase, Slack, Jira, any email provider, Okta, G-Suite, Azure Active Directory, and Duo.
Redmond-based Stemma was founded by Dorian Johnson and Mark Grover in 2020 and has raised $4.8 million to date, primarily from Sequoia Capital. offers its data catalogue. The acquisition will see all of its employees, including engineers and metadata experts, join Teradata’s workforce of more than 7,000, where they will help advance Teradata’s product roadmap in data lineage, data governance and data compliance.
Teradata has been trying to beef up its self-service analytics suite. In August of last year, he said he would offer a new version of his multicloud analytics platform, called VantageCloud Lake. This comes with low-cost object storage along with the expanded ClearScape Analytics suite that supports in-database analytics for AI operations.
VantageCloud Lake has supported AWS since its launch in August 2022, and in July 2023 Teradata added support for Microsoft Azure.
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