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"The licensing cost is around $7,000 for user. This is an estimation.""There is an additional fee for the server maintenance.""The whole suite, not just the DI but the modeling software, the harvester, Mapping Manager — everything we have — is about $100,000 a year for our renewals. That works out to each module being something like $8,000 to $10,000.""erwin's pricing was cheaper than its competitors.""You buy a seat license for your portal. We have 100 seats for the portal, then you buy just the development licenses for the people who are going to put the data in.""erwin is cheaper than other solutions and this should appeal to other buyers. It has a good price tag.""The solution is aggressively priced.""We operate on a yearly subscription and because it is an enterprise license we only have one. It is not dependent on the number of users."

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Top Answer: erwin has tremendous capabilities to map right from the business technologies to the endpoint, such as physical entities and physical attributes, from a lineage standpoint.
Top Answer: The solution is aggressively priced. We can compete with most of them. It is up to erwin and its pricing strategy, but if the Smart Connectors—at least a few of them which are really important—can be… more »
Top Answer: I would like to see a lot more AI infusion into all the various areas of the solution. Another area where it can improve is by having BB-Graph-type databases where relationship discovery and… more »
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Overview

Alation pioneered the data catalog market and is now leading its evolution into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, lineage, stewardship, analytics, and digital transformation.

Thanks to its powerful Behavioral Analysis Engine, inbuilt collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation combines machine learning with human insight to successfully tackle even the most demanding challenges in data and metadata management. With Alation, analysts are empowered to search, query and collaborate on their data to achieve faster, more accurate insights.

The erwin Data Intelligence Suite (erwin DI) combines data catalog and data literacy capabilities for greater awareness of and access to available data assets, guidance on their use, and guardrails to ensure data policies and best practices are followed. Automatically harvest, transform and feed metadata from a wide array of data sources, operational processes, business applications and data models into a central data catalog. Then make it accessible and understandable within context via role-based views. This complete metadata-driven approach to data governance facilitates greater IT and business collaboration.

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Government9%
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Alation Data Catalog is ranked 6th in Data Governance while erwin Data Intelligence (DI) for Data Governance is ranked 2nd in Data Governance with 8 reviews. Alation Data Catalog is rated 0.0, while erwin Data Intelligence (DI) for Data Governance is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of erwin Data Intelligence (DI) for Data Governance writes "Enabled us to centralize a tremendous amount of data into a common standard, and uniform reporting has decreased report requests". Alation Data Catalog is most compared with Collibra Governance, Microsoft Azure Purview, Informatica Axon, Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog and Collibra Lineage, whereas erwin Data Intelligence (DI) for Data Governance is most compared with Informatica Axon, Collibra Governance, Collibra Lineage, Microsoft Azure Purview and SAS Data Management.

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