Flexible pricing and deployment options that ensure you only pay for what you use.

Flexibility that Scales


Simple usage-based pricing ensures you don’t get locked into big contracts.

Custom Deployments

Choose from fully hosted options, or deployments into your existing cloud accounts.

Every Cloud

Deploy to AWS, Azure, and GCP. Available in nearly every region worldwide.

Volume Discounts

Chat with our sales team for access to deeper discounts when you commit to usage.

Platform Features


The Ascend Unified Data Engineering Platform comes standard with all the following features.
No special bundles, tiers, or packages required.

Ascend Ingest

  • Prebuilt & Custom Connectors
  • Automated Change Detection
  • Automated Data Profiling
  • Automated Data Reformating

Ascend Build

  • Declarative Data Pipielines
  • Interactive Pipeline Builder
  • Queryable Pipelines
  • Git & CICD Integration

Ascend Integrate

  • Notebook Connectors
  • BI Integration via JDBC
  • Structured Data Lake
  • Records API & SDKs

Ascend Run

  • Intelligent Persistence
  • Data & Job Deduplication
  • Dynamic Partitioning
  • Automated Backfill
  • Automated Spark Management

Ascend Govern

  • Automated Cataloging
  • Data Lineage Tracking
  • Resource Costing & Reporting
  • Activity Monitoring & Reporting
  • Secure Data Feeds
  • Data Garbage Collection



per DFC*

($2.00 per DFC for On Demand)

Runs in an Ascend managed
AWS, Azure, or GCP account

Dedicated Control & Data Plane


End-to-End Data Encryption

Ascend Spark included



per DFC*

(minimums apply)


Runs in your AWS, Azure, or GCP account (remotely managed by Ascend)

Dedicated Control & Data Plane


End-to-End Data Encryption

Runs on Qubole or Databricks Spark
(Ascend Spark available for +$0.30/DFC)



per DFC*

(minimums apply)


All Standard Features, plus

HIPAA compliance

Restricted Access Control & Data Plane

Customer Managed VPC

AWS & Azure Private Link

Private VPN Tunnel

* 1 DFC = 8 vCPU running for 1 hour
(billed at minute granularity)

Terms of Service

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens after the free trial?

At the end of your trial, you can upgrade to a paid deployment. After your trial expires, your data will be cleanly wiped from Ascend’s systems.

What forms of payment do you support?

Ascend supports purchasing via Credit Card, as well as marketplaces (AWS, Azure, and GCP). For customers with annual commitments, Ascend also supports invoicing.

Do you provide technical support?

Yes, we offer technical support via Slack, and named support for customers with annual commitments. Contact us to learn more and get started.

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