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Zoho DataPrep is the only self-service data preparation solution you need

Connect to 50+ data sources

Collate scattered data from multiple sources, like system files, URLs, databases, applications, and services—all without having to involve your IT team.

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250+ transforms to prepare your data

DataPrep’s intelligent system can instantly understand data formats and give accurate transform suggestions to easily prepare your data.

250+ transforms

Automated workflows and data pipelines

Schedule data flows from source to destination and create multiple data pipelines for a seamless flow of data.

Automated workflows

Export to 30+ data sources

Export data to a wide host of files, URLs, databases, and business applications. Automated data sync can also be done by scheduling the exporting of your prepared data.

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Make better business decisions with a self-service data preparation solution

Don’t let bad data mess with your business intelligence and insights. According to Gartner, bad data costs $3 trillion per year for companies in the United States. Preparing data doesn't need to be expensive or tedious with the help of Zoho DataPrep’s AI-powered data preparation software.

Bring data together from anywhere

Businesses collect data from many sources, so having a holistic view of all your data is the best way to gain actionable business insights. DataPrep helps you connect with 50+ different sources out of the box, and the list is always growing.

Clean, enrich, and transform your data

Cleaning your data with DataPrep happens with just a few clicks. Our intelligent system is trained to understand different data structures to help predict fixes for your data. There are also 250+ prebuilt transformations to help you prepare and transform data.

Use AI to uncover insights

Get more out of your data with the help of our AI engine. Understand your data using sentiment analysis, keyword extraction, and more. Our OpenAI integration helps you perform complex manipulations by giving simple instructions in your native language.

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Keep your data safe with cloud governance

You have complete control over who accesses what data in DataPrep. Track all activity that happens in your organization and mask sensitive information when sharing it, to ensure complete security and privacy.

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Reduce redundant work and improve productivity

Cleaning and preparing your data can be tedious. We get it! That's why, with DataPrep, you only need to do it once. Our ruleset feature saves all your rules and formulas and puts the cleaning process on autopilot. You can also save these rulesets as templates and reuse them on other datasets.

Create automated data pipelines and control your data lineage

Having a complete understanding of your data flow is crucial. Once you connect your data with DataPrep, you have complete control over how your data flows. Our monitoring system instantly alerts you when there's a break in the data flow; and you can set up schedules to ensure a seamless and automated data flow from source to destination.

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Make the right use of your prepared data with built-in integrations

Once your data is prepared and ready to go, easily sync it with 30+ data destinations to various data warehouses or analytics/BI services. Time to let your data lead the way for creating processes and making business decisions.

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Why choose DataPrep?

  • It's easy to set up and start using—no coding skills required
  • End-to-end automation for your data preparation needs
  • Flexible and transparent pricing plans for organizations of all sizes
  • Great technical support to help you win the data game
  • Tight integrations with Zoho CRM and Zoho Analytics for better ROI

What customers think of Zoho DataPrep

vecotr solutions using DataPrep to clean data

Zoho Dataprep has taken the time it takes to clean and import our data from multiple hours down to minutes. I am able to provide my clients better tracking of their key statistics because I now have an automated way to take in their third-party data.

Bob Sullivan JDDirector, Vector Solutions

We spend a lot of time writing and maintaining custom scripts to import data, fix errors and transform the data. Using Zoho DataPrep, we easily found the errors in the data and fixed them all from within the tool. We are now looking to eliminate manual scripts and use Zoho DataPrep to automate data preparation.

Claudio CabezaBusiness Development Director, Grupo Premo

Zoho DataPrep is a great tool for cleaning up data prior to importing it into Zoho Products. It helped reduce the time we spent migrating CRM data and third party Analytics data by 75 to 80%. It also significantly increased the number of rows that we were able to import and the accuracy of the data we were importing.

Dave Staffuernode9, llc

Zoho DataPrep is an essential tool for our business. As a record label we deal with millions of micro-transactions across thousands of titles and hundreds of stores in dozens of territories. Zoho DataPrep gives us a deep dive into the data, enabling the creation of valuable analytics in seconds at a fraction of the cost of other platforms.

Andrew ArcherLabel Manager, Global Underground Limited

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Overview of data preparation

  • What is data preparation?

    Data preparation is the process of collecting, combining, structuring, cleaning, transforming, and enriching raw data before warehousing, processing, and analysis. The prepared data can be used in business intelligence, analysis, and data visualization applications.

  • Why is data preparation important?

    Reliable data is at the core of modern business enterprise. Businesses collect and store data from multiple sources, and actively use them. But such data captured from different sources tends to suffer from quality issues such as duplicate entries, errors, missing data, and inconsistently captured data. Unreliable data can hurt. It can lead to poor analytics and insights that affect the business' short and mid-term prospects in terms of decision-making. In the long terms, poor data quality can lead to losing out on technologies like Artificial Intelligence that can only be build with well maintained accurate data. Various studies highlight the exorbitant cost of inaccurate data. Data Preparation addresses the core issue of maintaining reliable data. Self-service cloud-based data preparation tools like Zoho DataPrep have democratized data preparation. With it, even non-technical users can run data preparation. Businesses that are keen to have their data game on point will have to factor in data preparation as a critical component.

  • What are the steps involved in data preparation?

    Data Preparation encompasses multiple steps. Businesses should formulate unique strategies on how they derive value from data. The broad steps are listed below:

  • Who can use data preparation tools?

    Depending on requirements and complexity of data processes, data analysts, data scientists, data engineers or business analysts from Business Intelligence Team use data preparation tools. Traditional data preparation tools - including ones used for processes like ETL - require coding skills. Usually data engineers handle such processes and tools. Modern data preparation tools like Zoho DataPrep have simple drag and drop interface and intuitive processes that even non-technical business users can operate.

  • Do I need data preparation software?

    Many businesses deal with massive amounts of data from multiple sources, and this data usually has data quality issues. It takes more time, cost, and manual efforts to fix messy data. The result is not always great, and generally error-prone, as data preparation is a laborious work. There are also key challenges, such as data privacy and security, complex tools, and methodologies. However, data preparation software can perform even complex tasks easily using advanced data cleaning, transformation, enirchment and data management features with less time and effort. Data preparation software is a must-have for professionals that deal with a lot of complex data and make data-driven decisions.

  • How do I choose the right data preparation tool?

    Data preparation involves multiple stages. An ideal data preparation tool should be able to clean, transform, enrich and manage data in a secured manner. Here's a quick list of boxes you want to check while evaluating data preparation tools:

  • Do I have to pay for concierge services?

    No, it's free. Most business owners are excited to hear about all the ways Zoho can help them with their business. For us, that's priceless.

  • What are the benefits of using a data preparation tool?

    Data preparation tools help reduce the dependency on the Engineering and IT teams to extract data from source, prepare, and provide access for business focused teams to derive insights from. Data scientists and data analysts spend 60% of their time manually cleaning the data. . Data preparation tools not only saves time, but also reduces the manual effort in getting huge amounts of data ready. Some of the key benefits include:

    • Error-free and reliable data
    • Increased data accessibility
    • High quality data for accurate insights and well-informed decision-making
    • Resource optimization
    • Cost-effective
    • Efficient data administration
  • How can Zoho DataPrep help you with data preparation?

    Zoho DataPrep is a self-service data preparation tool that can make data preparation simple with the following features:

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