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Ascend.io and Snowflake Partner for Data Ingestion to Help Save Costs

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Ascend.io and Snowflake have partnered to launch a feature called Free Ingest, which aims to make it more affordable and efficient for businesses to bring in data. Free Ingest addresses the three main challenges faced by businesses when it comes to data ingestion: cost, complexity, and security. It allows customers to use Ascend.io's data ingestion capabilities at no additional cost and simplifies the process by eliminating the need for multiple tools and DIY approaches for ingesting data from various sources.

Additionally, it provides enhanced security by leveraging the trustworthiness and reliability of Snowflake's enterprise-grade platform. Using Ascend.io and Snowflake, data teams can quickly ingest data from any location and start creating new data products within minutes. With Free Ingest, businesses can quickly import data from any source and start making new data products within minutes. This can be done in a secure and cost-effective way.

Bringing data from the data pipeline from various sources into a centralized storage system or "data lake" for further analysis and processing is an important function of data ingestion.

"With the data preparation tools market on the rise, expanding at 18.6% CAGR from USD 3.08 billion in 2020, as per Grand View Research, companies are increasingly considering data ingestion as a part of their data warehousing, analytics, and security strategies."

The partnership between Ascend.io and Snowflake enables customers to benefit from both companies' expertise in data engineering, cloud technologies, and security. The partnership between Ascend.io and Snowflake is incredibly powerful, as customers can benefit from both companies’ expertise in data engineering, cloud technologies, and security. Free Ingest is made for the cloud era and offers top-notch security for both SaaS and private deployment models.

About Ascend.io

Ascend.io, a 2021 Gartner Cool Vendor, automates data and analytics engineering workloads. Ascend.io combines data ingestion, transformation, delivery, orchestration, and observability into a single platform to speed up data teams' work. Enterprises prioritize engineering productivity, with 95% of data teams at or over capacity. Ascend's Flex-code user interface allows data engineers, scientists, and analysts to quickly build and deliver data and analytics workloads. With Ascend's DataAwareTM intelligence, data teams can rely on advanced automation to optimize the entire data lifecycle. Ascend.io runs natively on AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.

About Snowflake

Snowflake provides the Data Cloud, a global network in which tens of thousands of organizations mobilize data with nearly unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. Within the data cloud, organizations consolidate their siloed data, discover and share governed data with ease, and execute a variety of analytic workloads. Snowflake provides a unified and consistent experience across multiple public clouds, regardless of the location of the data or users. Snowflake's platform powers and provides access to the Data Cloud, thereby providing a solution for data warehousing, data lakes, data engineering, data science, data application development, and data sharing.

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