Press Release  |  September 12, 2017

ClearStory Data and Carahsoft Partner to Speed Analytics at Scale with ClearStory’s Automated Data Prep and Data Blending for Big Data Needs in the Public Sector

ClearStory Data’s fast-cycle, scalable data prep and data blending of Big Data now available to Public Sector needs including users of Tableau Software

MENLO PARK, CA – September 12, 2017 – ClearStory Data, the company bringing business-oriented data analytics to everyone with its scalable, machine-driven Data Prep, machine-driven automated data blending via Intelligent Data Harmonization™, and smart Data Discovery for disparate data sources, today announced a partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corporation, the trusted government IT solutions provider. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as ClearStory’s government aggregator and offer ClearStory’s Data Prep, automated Data Harmonization and blending and Smart Data Discovery to Tableau users and users of other traditional BI solutions, who are in need of more automated and scalable solutions to speed insights on large, disparate data sources.

With ClearStory Data and Tableau, organizations can quickly discover, prep and harmonize data from large, diverse data sources to see fast updating insights in Tableau. The integration speeds data prep and data blending on complex data, with insights gained in seconds and minutes in Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop. The value to customers is a fully automated, point-and-click solution for large, complex disparate data sources, which is prevalent across most organizations today and public sector data in particular.

“Companies today are trying to speed their data prep, data discovery and data blending at scale, across disparate data sources. When data is complex, this effort mandates machine-driven smarts and automation,” said Ali Tore, Chief Product Officer of ClearStory Data. “ClearStory’s solution amplifies insights in Tableau by allowing users to automate prep and harmonization of disparate data at scale, so they can speed generating insights in Tableau to answer bigger and harder questions.  Partnering with Carahsoft in the government and public sector extends our reach into a key sector struggling with big data challenges.”

“Tableau customers are looking for solutions to help them scale their Tableau investment with the objective of harnessing more data sources at scale to gain fast, granular insights,” said Mchael Adams, Big Data Solutions Sales Executive at Carahsoft.  “By partnering with ClearStory Data, we can provide more value to our clients and reseller partners by helping them accelerate data prep and data blending from weeks to minutes. This is a significant value proposition to the public sector.”

ClearStory Data’s solution provides key capabilities to speed insights including:

  • Automated Data Inference: ClearStory automates data prep and smart data discovery by intelligently inferring semantics across all data values to pre data in seconds and minutes and speeding insights.
  • Intelligent Data Harmonization: ClearStory automates data blending across complex internal and external data sources via ClearStory’s machine-based Intelligent Data Harmonization™ eliminating traditional lengthy data modeling cycles, to further speed insights across more data sources.
  • Smart Data Discovery: Inspects data values, patterns and correlations to further identify the most relevant data data and dimensions for exploration and analysis and immediately spot insights that were previously challenging and highly manual.
  • Data Quality Rationalization and Granular Data Governance: ClearStory’s capabilities enables deep inspection of all data and updating data with governance, to compare and contrast data values from every data sources to drive quick insights on key patterns across sources.

Through ClearStory’s fast, fully automated end-to-end process, organizations are reducing time spent data wrangling and data modeling from days and weeks, to minutes. For more information on the benefits of ClearStory Data and Carahsoft Technology, please visit


About ClearStory Data

ClearStory Data is bringing scalable Business-oriented Data Analytics to everyone to accelerate the way business leaders get answers from more data, on a faster cycle, across any number of internal and external disparate data sources. ClearStory is uniquely differentiated with modern capabilities across smart data discovery, data prep via Data Inference, automated Intelligent Data Harmonization™. ClearStory Data also is a pioneer in leveraging Apache Spark-based data processing to speed insights from large and complex data sources. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with offices across North America and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, DAG Ventures, Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB).

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