Informatica Buys AllSight
March 4, 2019
has acquired AllSight, the Toronto startup and customer insights market
innovator, to bring expanded business-user engagement to the Informatica
Intelligent Data Platform, powered by the CLAIRE engine, and deliver
game-changing capabilities for how organizations maximize customer data
and analytics across their enterprises to drive personalized engagement.
"As enterprises focus on customer growth and retention, they require a business-user focused, single interface that can quickly discover rich and real-time customer insights with advanced capabilities. This is what we will bring to the market through our acquisition of AllSight and we are thrilled to welcome David Corrigan and the entire AllSight team to Informatica," said Amit Walia, president products and marketing, Informatica. "Today, the abundance of data and the desire to understand and extract intelligence from that data requires that enterprises have a 360-degree view of each customer across all online and offline channels. Informatica is now the first and only company that simplifies implementing a data hub for customer engagement with an AI-powered, big data business solution so companies can unleash the power of their data to deepen and enrich customer experiences."
"The acquisition between two of Cloudera's partners, Informatica and AllSight, supports our enterprise data cloud vision to unlock the power of customer data to deliver better marketing, improved loyalty and retention, and/or real-time, personalized recommendations," said Jamie Engesser, senior vice president of field solutions, Cloudera. "With the combination of AllSight's Customer Intelligence Solution and the Informatica Intelligent Data Platform both running on Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub, together we will deliver solutions that accelerate data-driven digital transformation for customers."
"Informatica's acquisition of AllSight is exciting for both companies as well as the Customer Intelligence Platform market overall, for delivering contextual customer experiences and interactions to organizations," says Sheryl Kingstone, Research Vice President & General Manager, 451 Research. "This acquisition is a great example of combined innovation to meet market demand. Since customer experience is at the heart of digital transformation initiatives, the addition of AllSight's customer intelligence and insights solution to Informatica's intelligent master data management (MDM) and customer 360 solutions will help marketing and customer experience (CX) professionals improve the orchestration and execution of personalized engagement with AI/ML and at the scale of big data."