- Unlimited database connectors and free-of-charge application connectors - Siebel in our case
- Lot of transformation components
- High scalability
It's standardized our batch integration.
It needs a better scheduling mechanism.
I've been using it as a customer for six years.
We had no issues with the deployment.
We had issues with Java on AIX platform (version 8.7) - currently migrated to Linux platform without issues.
It's highly scalable.
We have close contact with support in their Polish lab.
The initial setup is easy as it's done through a web installation process with an HA setup option.
Check the Information Server bundle offering, especially with InfoSphere Information Server for Data Integration.
Our customer checked AbInitio and Informatica PowerCenter – DataStage was best as it could be delivered quickest.
You should also look at Redbooks and DeveloperWorks articles for knowledge gathering.