Denodo concludes global rollout of the world’s largest DataFest event focused on the importance of cloud, generative AI, and logical data management.


Denodo, a leader in data management, recently concluded its largest global DataFest event in its history. The event set a record by attracting data experts from over 15 countries. Denodo DataFest was held in Japan, Singapore, Boston, and Barcelona to announce the latest innovations in the Denodo Platform , including natural language queries powered by OpenAI, Presto-based embedded MPP, security policy engine, and AI-based smart query acceleration.

Denodo such as NEC, KDDI, Telefonica, Toyota Astra Motor, Indonesia Stock Exchange, ING Bank, Mint Mobile, Estes Express Line, CITY Furniture, TPG, DaVita, Hitachi Vantara, S&P Global, Engie, Vueling, etc. customers have demonstrated how they leverage a logical approach to deploy advanced architectures such as data fabrics and data meshes to enable faster decision-making. In parallel with this event, the company announced a $336 million Series B transaction. This further demonstrates Denodo’s market position and our unique and disruptive logical approach to data management.

Angel Viña (Denodo Founder and CEO), Albert Pan (Denodo CTO and EVP), Mike Ferguson (Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategy), Charlie Dai (Vice President, Forrester Research), Sanjeev Mohan ( Numerous sessions focused on generative AI (GenAI) and cloud native, including keynotes from former Gartner VP and SanjMo principal), Neil Ward-Dutton (IDC Europe VP), and a guest lecture from Keio University professor Hiroaki Miyata. Architecture was brought to the fore. This theme continued into sessions with partners such as AWS, Microsoft, Google, and Accenture. Tim Meehan, Chair of the Presto Fund’s Technology Steering Committee, held a session to talk about Presto’s roadmap, and Selina Yuan, President of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence International, spoke about the recent agreement between Alibaba Cloud and Denodo. Announced news regarding partnership.

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Neil Ward-Dutton, Vice President, European Practice, AI/Intelligent Process Automation, IDC Europe said: “It was a thrilling experience delivering the analyst keynote at Denodo DataFest and showcasing how enterprise intelligence improves business results. We are witnessing the impact of logical data management and Denodo DataFest is the perfect event to learn about the impact of logical data management on the future of data and analytics and listen to discussions and presentations from a variety of thought leadership. was.”

Now in its fifth year, the prestigious Denodo Data Innovation Awards honors the most innovative and logical data integration and management use cases. Awarded for outstanding impact achievements. Additionally, in Japan, we independently recognized customers who have made significant contributions to Denodo’s business. The winners are as follows.

  • North America
    • Winner: Texas State Technical College (TSTC). A public community college with an innovative funding structure recognized for its continued expansion and growth initiatives.
    • Finalist: Estes Express Line. One of the largest private freight transportation companies in the United States, was recognized for its use cases of logistics optimization and customer satisfaction.
    • Finalist: Perkins Coie. A major international law firm was recognized for its efforts in digital transformation.
  • Asia Pacific
    • Winner: Indonesia Stock Exchange. Indonesia’s only stock exchange recognized for its innovative market data distribution use case.
    • Finalist: Capricorn Society. Australia’s largest car co-operative has been selected as a finalist for its use case for its analytics-driven innovation ‘Center of Excellence’.
  • EMEA
    • Winner: Landsbankinn. Iceland’s largest bank was evaluated for its data mesh implementation use case.
    • Winner: Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Africa’s largest stock exchange was recognized for its historical infrastructure use case for exchange services.
    • Finalist: Raiffeisen Bank International. One of Austria’s largest banks was recognized for Europe’s largest scale-up financing program targeting self-service BI use cases.
  • Japan
    • CEO Special Award: Sakata Seed. He was recognized not only for his use cases in technology collaboration, but also for his great contributions to Denodo business, including his lectures at events.
    • Best Use Case Award: Asahi Group Japan, West Japan Railway Company, and NEC. The advanced use case and expansion of internal use were highly evaluated.
    • Best Promotion Award: KDDI, Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Persol Carrier. After its introduction, Denodo was highly praised for its great contribution to promotion, including case study catalogs and lectures at events.

TSTC Applied Research Scientist Lydia Hamblin and Executive Vice President of Data and Analytics George Makiya said: “We are thrilled to share our data innovation story and show how Denodo has supported our continued expansion and growth at Denodo DataFest 2023 in Boston. The school is one of the rare statewide workforce-focused technical colleges in the United States, boasting a unique funding formula based on graduates’ success in finding employment in high-paying fields, and providing access to even more Texans. Our mission is to help people get good-paying jobs.Denodo DataFest is a great opportunity to learn from like-minded peers and share our views on next-generation data management best practices. have become.”

In parallel with Denodo DataFest, Denodo also held two half-day partner summits in some regions. This is aimed at helping Denodo partners accelerate their data and analytics business by leveraging logical data management and providing the hottest trends and solution plays. Focused on thought leadership, these summits are an opportunity for Denodo partners to network, learn and share partner strategies, discuss effective sales positioning, and receive the latest information on partner programs and enablement. Ta. An event of this scale and reach is backed by Denodo’s global partner network, including Nippon Steel Solutions, Hitachi Solutions, NSW, Zeal, WingArc 1st, Amplifi, Twenty20, Mainline, W5, Data Sentinel and Orion. -With sponsors including Innovation, IQZ, Carahsoft, Aligned Automation, BDO, CDW, Accenture, Minsalt, FastCube, BITanium, Axians, NTT Data, Miriade, Connected Data Group, GFT, Mannai Corp, Square Services, etc. I couldn’t make it happen.

said Paul Seidel, vice president of data and analytics at CDW. “CDW recently attended DataFest, where hundreds of Denodo customers and partners come together to discuss the future of data management. At DataFest, we had the opportunity to interact with Denodo leadership, strengthen our partnership, and deliver the best possible results to our mutual customers. We also had the opportunity to interact with existing and potential customers and continue the discussion about how CDW can solve their data puzzles by working with Denodo. I did.”

Following the success of Denodo DataFest, we are holding a virtual event called ” The Best of Denodo DataFest (English site, link to Japanese event registration form, Japanese version agenda etc. will be updated sequentially)” We will highlight and guide you through the most representative sessions. Click here to participate and watch.

SOURCE: BusinessWire