Our Modern Data Platforms series

Our Modern Data Platforms series

Modern Data Platforms

As part of our series into Modern Data Platforms, we will be overviewing the main cloud data platform partners that we work with.   

Our aim is to give a short, unbiased summary of each, and share what our clients like about them. This should help business, technology leaders and data professionals get a better understanding of which cloud solutions will best suit their needs.


Snowflake is a data warehouse built on top of the Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure cloud.

It has a broad range of uses, is SQL based (so skills are easy to find in the market) and is ideal for clients looking to scale their data operations.  Data sharing is also a very strong use case. 

Overview of Snowflake

Data Bricks

Azure Databricks is a platform optimised for the Microsoft Azure cloud services platform. 

Azure Databricks is ideal for developing data intensive applications: Databricks SQL, Databricks Data Science & Engineering, and Databricks Machine Learning.

Overview of Data Bricks

Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud is a suite of cloud computing services. The platform provides a web-based, graphical user interface that you can use to manage your Google Cloud projects and resources.

It is used by a wide variety of businesses looking to advance their data storage and management capabilities.

Overview of Google Big Query

AWS Redshift

Amazon Web Services Redshift is AWS’s cloud data warehousing service, that is a mature offering providing serverless and managed service options.

It is considered one of the easiest and functionally rich cloud data platforms to use, and is ideal for those looking to scale operations.

Overview of AWS for Data and Analytics

Microsoft Synapse

Azure Synapse Analytics is Microsoft’s cloud analytics platform that combines all of your data into one integrated platform.

The platform integrates nicely with Power BI to offer data insights, visualisation and dashboarding capabilities. 

Overview of Microsoft Synapse

Learn More:

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7 steps to successful data migration – how to migrate to the cloud

5 key benefits of automation

Client success stories