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Top Answer: The features that I have found most valuable are the user experience, the credentialing, and that BigID is user friendly. Additionally, you can deploy to several other Microsoft platforms and you can… more »
Top Answer: In terms of what could be improved, when you're looking in a BigID file, you cannot really get the whole file. You have to export it to download it to another platform that allows you to completely… more »
Top Answer: In terms of primary use cases for BigID, since I'm a data architect, I get the specific data that is necessary for the client use-case. Then I'll try and do a scan. I do a scan on them, and the scan… more »
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Alation pioneered the data catalog market and is now leading its evolution into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, lineage, stewardship, analytics, and digital transformation.

Thanks to its powerful Behavioral Analysis Engine, inbuilt collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation combines machine learning with human insight to successfully tackle even the most demanding challenges in data and metadata management. With Alation, analysts are empowered to search, query and collaborate on their data to achieve faster, more accurate insights.

BigID aims to transform how enterprise protect and manage the privacy of personal data. Organizations are facing record breaches of personal information and proliferating global privacy regulations like the EU GDPR with fines reaching 4% of annual revenue. Today enterprises lack dedicated purpose built technology to help them track and govern their customer data at scale. By bringing data science to data privacy, BigID aims to give enterprises the software to safeguard and steward the most important asset organizations manage: their customer data.

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Salesforce, Snowflake, Citrix, eBay, TripAdvisor, Albertsons, Nasdaq, Pfizer, LinkedIn, Finnair
Home Depot, Grant Thornton LLP, Cimpress, Fidelity Investments
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm10%
Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider9%
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Alation Data Catalog is ranked 6th in Data Governance while BigID is ranked 7th in Data Governance with 1 review. Alation Data Catalog is rated 0.0, while BigID is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of BigID writes "User friendly and feature rich solution". Alation Data Catalog is most compared with Collibra Governance, Microsoft Azure Purview, Informatica Axon, erwin Data Intelligence (DI) for Data Governance and Smartlogic Semaphore, whereas BigID is most compared with Varonis Data Governance Suite, Collibra Governance, Informatica Axon, IBM Data Governance and Microsoft Azure Purview.

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