Beyon partners with LigaData for data lakehouse platform
July 14, 2024
Bahrain Business

Beyon partners with LigaData for data lakehouse platform

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Beyon, the technology group based in Manama, Bahrain, has entered a strategic alliance with LigaData, a data analytics and cloud firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, to set up a hybrid data lakehouse for Beyon.

The initiative aims to fortify Beyon’s data infrastructure, harnessing the advantages of cutting-edge cloud technologies.

Saurabh Gupta, CTO of Beyon, and Bassel Ojjeh, CEO of LigaData, endorsed the agreement at Beyon’s headquarters in Hamala, Bahrain.

Mikkel Vinter, CEO of Beyon, Rashed Mohamed, CTO of Batelco, Khaled Jaouni, COO of LigaData and other senior executives from both entities were also present.

Powered by LigaData, Beyon’s data lakehouse will amalgamate structured and unstructured data across Beyon, enabling a comprehensive overview of the group’s business operations.

LigaData’s hybrid data lakehouse technology combines the flexibility of a data lake with the structure of a data warehouse, facilitating faster development of data and AI applications and bolstering data governance.

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LigaData will develop AI-driven applications tailored to crucial business needs, supporting Beyon in delivering personalised services to its clientele.

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(L-R) Bassel Ojjeh and Saurabh Gupta signed the hybrid data lakehouse pact. Credit: Beyon

Saurabh Gupta, Beyon’s CTO, said: “We are pleased to collaborate with LigaData to elevate our data infrastructure to new heights of efficiency and dependability. LigaData was our natural choice for the data lakehouse platform due to their expertise in cloud-native solutions, proven Data Fabric product, and robust enterprise support.”

He added: “This future-proof product will ensure scalability and adaptability to meet our evolving data requirements. The cloud-native service will underpin Beyon’s data and AI strategies, enhancing agility and fostering innovation throughout our group of companies. The insights derived from this platform will empower us to develop enhanced, customer-centric services based on their preferences.”

Bassel Ojjeh, CEO of LigaData, added: “We are thrilled to embark on this transformative journey with Beyon. The lakehouse platform’s comprehensive insights will enable Beyon to glean valuable information about customer behaviour, preferences, and needs.

“Our Lakehouse Hybrid Cloud solution will strengthen Beyon’s data capabilities and drive innovation and operational excellence across their diverse portfolio of companies.”

The partnership marks a significant milestone for Beyon, strategically leveraging cutting-edge technology to solidify its market position and enhance customer satisfaction through data-driven insights and personalised services.

Featured image: LigaData will develop AI-driven applications tailored to Beyon’s crucial business needs. Credit: Claudio Schwarz

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