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"Whether we need data cleansing or data mastering, we get it all in one platform.""I do a quite a lot of data transformations, and the fact that I can do them without changing any of my SQL queries from the code, using the inbuilt tools, is very helpful.""The user interface which is very easy to use if we have any problems to solve.""The features I find most valuable is the synchronization, verification, functionalities and all the data integration features.""The program is stable and scalable.""The most valuable feature is the building of mockups and tasks.""It has become an easy way to exchange information through any cloud application."

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"The most valuable features are the metadata repository and the data warehouse application console.""Good interface, reasonable documentation.""Ease and speed of building integrations, especially integrations between different applications, such as our Hospital Information System.""The partitioning and optimization to help enhance our development is a very valuable aspect of Informatica PowerCenter.""The most valuable feature is the new Data Lake feature, which provides the basic capabilities needed.""The most complex task, in this case, was to read and transform BLOB data, and Java transformation in Informatica Power Center was a great solution.""Technical support, and their approach is good. They have a support portal and support tickets. If you open a ticket it has multiple levels of severity from level one to very high or critical.""The features I find most valuable is that the solution is very user-friendly and the graphical design is very easy to understand."

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"Connectivity could be improved, it can be a little slow.""I would like to see support for more data sources.""A general improvement in icons and the virtual interface would be good.""I would also like to have profiling functionalities and quality transformations in the cloud.""One area that needs to improve is the user experience because it is very complex. The trial version is very complex so it's not easy to start using the program immediately. You must study the rules first.""I would like to see more functionality added so that it is a bit closer to how much you can do with Informatica PowerCenter.""The biggest challenge I see is the IDE's for the cloud and automization are different."

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"The only problem with this product is the level of complexity with the number of levels of transformation that you have to go through.""Lacks ability to calculate cost of the product.""The multiple interfaces in Informatica PowerCenter are not great for the user experience. Because of this, I think it can cause confusion for any beginner developer.""I found it is kind of weird that not all of the mapping changes are treated as true changes.""Include more instruments for LOGs analysis, interpretation, and job corrections.""The licensing cost for Informatica is very high. Other all-in-one solutions have much lower prices than Informatica.""I would like to see an improvement in the digital adoption.""Integration with Artificial Intelligence would benefit this solution."

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"My understanding is that Informatica is quite expensive compare to other tools that are available in the market."

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"It's much more expensive, almost three times more expensive than most other solutions.""Its maintenance is expensive.""Price-wise, it's more expensive than SSIS, but it's a better tool, so it has more features. Licensing is on a yearly basis."

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Top Answer: The user interface which is very easy to use if we have any problems to solve.
Top Answer: The user interface could be more user friendly with a simplified mapping task. In general, improvements could be made in mapping. When we create mapping from uploaded data, I'd like to see… more »
Top Answer: Our primary use case for the solution has been in some of our smaller pilot projects.
Top Answer: My experience with both of these tools is that differences are not that meaningful. Informatica has nicer UI but that's it. For 95% of projects one will not feel a difference nor from a… more »
Top Answer: Ease and speed of building integrations, especially integrations between different applications, such as our Hospital Information System.
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Overview
Informatica Cloud Data Integration is a unified and modern user experience across all iPaaS patterns, supported by a meta-data driven, modular, artificial intelligence-based microservices architecture tailored for IT, developers, and business users. It help delivers accessible, trusted, and secure data to facilitate more valuable business decisions and identify competitive advantages. Informatica Cloud Data Integration can help to distribute data warehouse and analytics projects. Features include the following: Deliver integrated and relevant data, Scale with data synchronization and replication, Integrate asset management, Support high-volume workloads, Design cloud mappings and Execute visual data integration flows.

Enterprise data integration platform to help organizations access, transform, and integrate data from a variety of systems.

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Sample Customers
Chicago Cubs, Telegraph Media GroupUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, LexisNexis, Rabobank
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company44%
Pharma/Biotech Company22%
Individual & Family Service11%
Government11%
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Computer Software Company52%
Comms Service Provider8%
Insurance Company6%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Healthcare Company10%
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Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company7%
Media Company5%
Company Size
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Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise53%
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Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise74%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise78%
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Informatica Cloud Data Integration is ranked 4th in Cloud Data Integration with 8 reviews while Informatica PowerCenter is ranked 2nd in Data Integration Tools with 13 reviews. Informatica Cloud Data Integration is rated 7.6, while Informatica PowerCenter is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Informatica Cloud Data Integration writes "It has become an easy way to exchange information through any cloud application". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Informatica PowerCenter writes "Assists us with integration as we migrate from on-premise to cloud, but it needs a performance analyzer". Informatica Cloud Data Integration is most compared with Azure Data Factory, Matillion ETL, Mule Anypoint Platform, Oracle Integration Cloud Service and Boomi AtomSphere Integration, whereas Informatica PowerCenter is most compared with SSIS, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Azure Data Factory, Informatica PowerExchange and IBM InfoSphere DataStage.

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