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4th
out of 23 in Metadata Management
Views
5,194
Comparisons
4,091
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Rating
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2nd
out of 23 in Metadata Management
Views
6,626
Comparisons
4,427
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
868
Rating
5.0
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Alation
Informatica EDC, Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog, Enterprise Information Catalog
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Overview

Alation is a data catalog built for collaboration. With Alation, analysts are empowered to search, query and collaborate on their data to achieve faster, more accurate insights.

Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog provides a machine-learning-based discovery engine to collect data assets across the enterprise while increasing the understanding of those data assets through a graph-based enterprise information catalog. Powered by Informatica’s unique metadata services engine, Enterprise Information Catalog enables business analysts and data stewards to find all types of data across the enterprise; discover relationships among them; enrich data with business glossary terms and crowdsourced annotations; and understand the provenance, quality, and usage of their data.

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Sample Customers
Square, Citrix, eBay, TripAdvisor, Albertsons Companies, MarketShare
AIA Singapore, Mattel
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government7%

Alation Data Catalog is ranked 4th in Metadata Management while Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is ranked 2nd in Metadata Management with 1 review. Alation Data Catalog is rated 0.0, while Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is rated 5.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog writes "Difficult initial setup and needs better support for data discovery but has an excellent data profiler". Alation Data Catalog is most compared with Collibra Governance, Informatica Axon, Microsoft Azure Purview, erwin Data Intelligence (DI) for Data Governance and Ataccama ONE Platform, whereas Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is most compared with Collibra Catalog, AWS Glue, Azure Data Factory, Denodo and Talend Data Management Platform.

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