ASG Technologies has announced ASG Data Intelligence 9.8, an updated release of its metadata management, data governance and data catalog solution. Named a leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions, the latest ASG release helps chief data officers and data protection officers comply with privacy regulations and streamline attestation by automatically finding and reporting personal data stored in both structured and unstructured sources.
Highlights of ASG Data Intelligence 9.8 include:
- Intelligent Data Analyzers: Enhanced architecture and capabilities for defining lineage and improving performance streamline the development of analyzers utilizing a best practices approach that reduces source code and accelerates time-to-value.
- Big Data, Databases, Languages: New and enhanced analysis and metadata/data ingestion for pervasive enterprise technologies including Cloudera Navigator, Apache Spark, Python, Apache Parquet, DB2, Informatica, ODBC, UDB, Oracle, Teradata and PostgreSQL.
- Personal Data Identification: Enhanced governance to automatically find, filter and report personal data stored in unstructured sources, including ASG Content Services Platform (Mobius) and Apache Tika supported formats, alongside structured sources.
- Self-Service Datasets: New capabilities offer improved dataset stewardship and workflow, usage tracking, user-defined dashboards and interoperability with Tableau which enable business users to rapidly find, share and analyze trusted data for better decision-making.
As organizations realize data is their most strategic asset, they must identify and derive value from the data with the appropriate level of trust. ASG Data Intelligence 9.8 offers the capture, governance, and catalog capabilities needed to find, understand, and make use of these assets within the exploding volume and diversity of data that organizations are currently trying to manage. These capabilities enable organizations to find, govern and identify the value within their strategic assets while remaining compliant with the changing regulatory environment.
“A recent ASG study, revealed that ninety-five percent of CIOs surveyed indicated they are structuring their organizations to manage all data with a common approach that provides holistic understanding regardless of where data is stored and its format. ASG Data Intelligence 9.8 supports this direction by enabling a single discovery and governance view of enterprise information,” said Marcus MacNeill, SVP of Product Management at ASG Technologies. “ASG is the only data management vendor delivering on this vision.”
ASG Data Intelligence 9.8 provides a comprehensive solution that addresses multiple data management use cases, whether it’s managing risk and ensuring regulatory compliance or enabling citizen data users to quickly find, understand, share and analyze trusted data with minimal IT dependence.
“ASG’s market leading capabilities for understanding information supply chains have become even stronger with the 9.8 release, especially with the big data analyzer enhancements,” said Kevin Moos President of Primitive Logic. “ASG Data Intelligence is an important part of our growing data discovery and analysis business and these enhancements provide us with a great foundation to provide our customers with the trusted understanding supporting their regulatory compliance and change management needs.”