Analyst Coverage: Philip Howard
X88 is a relatively young company, based in the UK, but the team has a significant pedigree in data management and, in particular, data profiling and discovery; the company's founder, Tony Rodriguez, created data profiling pioneer Avellino Discovery, a tool that was subsequently acquired and evolved to become TS (Trillium Software) Discovery.
Further resources to broaden your knowledge:
Data Profiling and Discovery Market Update 2013
While there are trends towards including more discovery capability and towards supporting NoSQL the vendors are significantly fragmented at present.
Data Migration Market Update – 2013
There are several distinct market sectors within data migration. For example, there are specific application migrations to, for example, the latest version of SAP.
By data quality we mean both data cleansing (matching, deduplication, error correction, enrichment et al) as well as data profiling and discovery.