Aveva Group Ltd.

04/03/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/03/2024 08:54

AVEVA and Databricks Forge Strategic Collaboration to Accelerate Industrial AI Outcomes and Enable a Connected Industrial Ecosystem

Partnership will allow customers to seamlessly and securely share reliable, high-quality industrial data across regions and platforms

LONDON, UK, April 3, 2024 - AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, and Databricks, the Data and AI company and inventor of the data lakehouse, proudly announce a strategic partnership aimed at reshaping the future of industrial software through an open, secure, and governed approach to data and AI. This collaboration will drive a closer integration between AVEVA Connect, AVEVA's industrial intelligence platform, and the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform, offering customers a suite of capabilities to unlock the full potential of their data and AI investments, enabling them to derive deeper insights, make data-driven decisions, and drive operational efficiency and sustainability across the industry.

The path to AI-driven industrial transformation is fueled by data. Through AVEVA Connect and Databricks' Data Intelligence Platform, which is available across all three major clouds, businesses are empowered to accelerate the development of predictive capabilities, AI models and Generative AI applications through access to trusted, secure, and unified datasets.

The partnership will act as a catalyst for AVEVA's vision of a connected industrial ecosystem by enabling seamless and secure sharing of data amongst different industry applications and community stakeholders, orchestrated by AVEVA Connect. An open approach for industry collaboration and secure, cross-platform data sharing, powered by Databricks' Delta Sharing, will help mutual customers in manufacturing, energy, consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical sectors to identify new sources of value and gain flexibility in industrial processes, without compromising on security and governance.

The partnership sets the stage for continuous innovation and collaboration, ensuring that customers benefit from the latest advancements in industrial software, data analytics, and AI. "AVEVA is delighted to embark on this transformative journey with Databricks," said Rob McGreevy, Chief Product Officer, AVEVA. "Our combined strengths will empower our customers with a comprehensive solution that seamlessly integrates industrial software and powerful analytics, enabling enterprises to thrive in an increasingly data-driven world."

"We are thrilled to partner with AVEVA to deliver a solution that will fuel industry collaboration and enable customers to easily and securely share data across platforms, clouds and regions," said Matei Zaharia, Co-Founder and CTO at Databricks. "Together, we are equipping organizations with the tools they need to extract maximum value from their data and drive innovation in their industrial operations."

The AVEVA and Databricks partnership marks a significant milestone in the convergence of industrial software and data analytics. This collaboration reinforces the commitment of both companies, to usher in a new era of AI innovation and enable businesses to create the next generation of data and AI applications with quality, speed and agility and stay ahead in an ever-evolving industrial landscape.

About Databricks

Databricks is the Data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide - including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 - rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe, and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake, and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on LinkedIn, X and Facebook.