This eBook explains how federal agencies can establish a cloud data platform that minimizes the complexity of securely loading, transforming, integrating, analyzing, and sharing data associated with traditional on-premises and cloud solutions. In addition, it discusses how to compare platform solutions and how those solutions support many types of applications, workloads, and clouds. There are also get insights into how a cloud data platform can be the hub of a more insightful and responsive organization and a foundation for transforming outdated business processes and accelerating the uptake of digital business models. Read on to learn how to establish a single cloud data platform for all types of data, without incurring the excessive cost and complexity inherent in traditional data management and analytics solutions. Discover how federal IT decision makers can step away from tedious data administration and focus on delivering great experiences with data.