Talend has announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools” report1. Talend improved its position in the Magic Quadrant moving positively up and to the right based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to the report, “Enterprises' need to improve the flexibility of their information infrastructure is intensifying their focus on data integration activities. More information and application managers are realizing that data integration is a critical aspect of their overall enterprise information management (EIM) strategy and information infrastructure.”
"There are major shifts taking place in data architectures, in particular around Big Data, cloud and open source, that are driving many organizations to reconsider their data management strategies” said Ciaran Dynes, vice president of products, Talend. “We believe our position in the Magic Quadrant means that any company looking to invest in data integration - regardless of project type or scope — will need to consider Talend. We very much welcome the opportunity to be evaluated against market incumbents as we believe Talend’s open, agile and unified platform offers a very clear and compelling alternative.”
Gartner estimates that the data integration tool market was worth approximately $2.4 billion in constant currency at the end of 2014, an increase of 6.9% from 2013. The growth rate is above the average for the enterprise software market as a whole, as data integration capability continues to be considered of critical importance for addressing the diversity of problems and emerging requirements.
Talend Data Integration is an open and scalable data integration and data quality solution that easily integrates, cleanses and profiles all company data regardless of source. Talend’s integration solutions are used by over 1,700 customers, including two major credit card companies, five of the top 10 U.S. banks, two of the top five U.S. retailers, and three of the largest media companies in the world.
 Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools” by Eric Thoo and Mark A. Beyer, July 29, 2015
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