IBM Rational System Architect vs. IDERA ER/Studio

IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 9th in Architecture Management vs IDERA ER/Studio which is ranked 2nd in Architecture Management with 13 reviews. The top reviewer of IDERA ER/Studio writes " Enables us to visually represent what database tables will look like and their relationships". IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, SAP PowerDesigner and ARIS BPM. IDERA ER/Studio is most compared with erwin Enterprise Architecture, SAP PowerDesigner and Toad.
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It is priced fairly. It's around the same as erwin and other competitors' costs.Pricing is expensive and on the higher-end.At my previous company using ER/Studio, a database compare took four hours before using the product and 15 minutes after using the product.As an individual user, the renewal is a little costly.Pricing is on point, but do your due diligence - not every developer needs the tool.I feel the product's pricing is a good value.I'm a firm believer that all software is overpriced these days but, comparatively speaking, I think ER/Studio is worth the money.The process of licensing could be much simpler, from our experience.

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8.7
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Overview
IBM Rational System Architect is an enterprise architecture solution for visualizing, analyzing, and communicating enterprise architecture and business process analysis. This solution provides decision support, process optimization, and integration into solution delivery. Rational System Architect addresses all aspects of your organization's enterprise architecture, including modeling, publishing, analysis, and execution.

IDERA ER/Studio is a powerful suite for business-driven data modeling that enables companies to create an enterprise architecture foundation for data governance. With round-trip support for multiple database platforms, data architects have the power to easily reverse-engineer, analyze, and optimize existing databases from diverse platforms. Data professionals can easily capture and share models, metadata, data sources, and glossaries across the organization for improved alignment between business and IT. Business stakeholders can participate in the metadata definition workflow and access information on models and metadata at the right level for their needs.

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Sample Customers
Wuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS ScheerNewmont Mining, Entrust, Accolade, TalkTalk, Catalina, Protective Life, NTT Data, dir systèmes, Microsoft; American Express, Astellas Pharma, AstraZeneca, Coriant, Fedex, GlaxoSmithKline, PepsiCo, Prudential, Well Fargo
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Government17%
Financial Services Firm15%
Transportation Company12%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
REVIEWERS
Government24%
Healthcare Company12%
University12%
Financial Services Firm12%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm21%
University16%
Transportation Company9%
Insurance Company7%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise85%
REVIEWERS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise64%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise79%
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