Data Republic, Asia Pacific’s leading data sharing platform, announced today the beta launch of a new suite of features which enable organisations to facilitate data sharing projects without having to move source data from their own secured Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments.
The Customer Cloud Suite allows users to link existing Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) data stores to Data Republic Projects, and deploy quarantined analytics workspaces on their existing AWS environment at the click of a button. This makes it possible to facilitate multi-party data sharing projects without needing to move, transform or load data outside of the organisation’s own secured AWS environments — increasing control for data owners while reducing data preparation overheads.
Data governance and license orchestration is managed through Data Republic’s Senate platform. Data is available for use without delay and updates made in Amazon S3 are immediately available to analysts within a workspace, increasing the speed, accuracy, and efficiency of data collaboration projects.
Alongside Data Republic’s unique governance workflows for data licensing and privacy-preserving matching capabilities, the launch of its Customer Cloud Suite further establishes the Senate platform as one of the most comprehensive technology solutions on the market for governing multi-party or inter-organisational data sharing.
Danny Gilligan, Chief Executive Officer of Data Republic, said this capability gives companies the chance to accelerate data innovation while reducing risk and information security overheads.
“Using the Customer Cloud Suite there is no load, no transformation, and no movement of data when collaborating with a partner via Data Republic,” Mr Gilligan said. “All data access and analysis is secured and controlled in your existing AWS account.
“It’s our goal to make it simpler and more secure for organisations to perform data collaboration projects. The data doesn’t need to move – smart technology from Data Republic running on AWS means we can bring the algorithm to data and help organisations realise the innovation benefits of data sharing without increasing risk.”
Data Republic users can maximise the value of their AWS investment with the Customer Cloud Suite, leveraging AWS services they already use. Data Republic is an Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN) Advanced Technology Partner for Data and Analytics and has developed the current beta capability to connect to Amazon S3.
Karl Durrance, Head of Internet Software Vendors (ISVs) for AWS in Australia and New Zealand said,
“AWS gives local software providers like Data Republic the foundation to build new tools that help businesses thrive. The power, accessibility, and scalability of AWS means vendors can build and deploy new services quicker than ever before, easily grow their customer base, and expand to new markets. Data Republic’s new Customer Cloud Suite shows how AWS customers can build new functionality on top of the already extensive range of AWS solutions.”
The Customer Cloud Suite is currently in final stages of beta testing. Companies can request more information or register their interest to join the beta program here.
Check out the news and commentary on this announcement:
The Australian – 16/7/19
ZDNet – 16/7/19