Talend (Pronunciation: TAL-end) is a software vendor specializing in Big Data Integration. The company provides big data, Cloud, data integration, data management, Master Data Management, data quality, data preparation and enterprise application integration software and services. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, Talend has offices in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as an international network of technical and service partners. Customers include Citi, GE Healthcare, Aldo, OTTO Group, Virgin Mobile, Groupon, Travis Perkins, m2oCity, Deutsche Post, Newcastle University and Allianz. It has 617 employees in 10 offices in 7 countries. Talend was founded in 2005 by Bertrand Diard and Fabrice Bonan. It was the first commercial open source vendor of data integration software. Other vendors have since entered this market, including Apatar, Jitterbit, and Pentaho. Other data integration vendors include IBM, Informatica, SAP.