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Pros
"Technical support is great. It's one of the reasons we really like them. When you compare support from IBM and support from Informatica, Informatica is much better.""The performance and design of Informatica have been very valuable. I find the performance faster than, say, Oracle Data Integrator or DataStage.""In the end, you have structured, proper data for use in an integrated BI solution.""The features I find most valuable is that the solution is very user-friendly and the graphical design is very easy to understand.""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 most complex task, in this case, was to read and transform BLOB data, and Java transformation in Informatica Power Center was a great solution.""The most valuable feature is the new Data Lake feature, which provides the basic capabilities needed.""The partitioning and optimization to help enhance our development is a very valuable aspect of Informatica PowerCenter."

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"This solution is seamless. From one platform, we can do just about anything."

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Cons
"Now they are migrating to a new version, and they have something that is called Informatica Developer. Previously, they just had PowerCenter. Now, when they move everything to Informatica Developer it's not as good or stable like it was when it was PowerCenter, though it has some nice features. This Developer tool could be better.""As a connector to big data, it is not well developed. We've had problems connecting Informatica with Hadoop. The functionality to connect Informatica with Hadoop, for me it's not good.""Integration with Artificial Intelligence would benefit this solution.""I would like to see an improvement in the digital adoption.""The licensing cost for Informatica is very high. Other all-in-one solutions have much lower prices than Informatica.""Include more instruments for LOGs analysis, interpretation, and job corrections.""I found it is kind of weird that not all of the mapping changes are treated as true changes.""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."

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"I think there should be less coding involved. Currently, using it involves a tremendous amount of coding."

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"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.""Its maintenance is expensive.""It's much more expensive, almost three times more expensive than most other solutions.""We are satisfied with the pricing.""I consider this to be an expensive product.""It is for big enterprises. We have leveraged Informatica for big enterprises but not for small and medium enterprises because it is a very costly product as compared to other products. We propose this solution only for enterprise customers. For small to medium enterprises, we would propose the Microsoft solution. Its licensing is currently bundle-wise. It should be features-wise and not bundle-wise.""The price of this solution is high.""Our client has purchased the license, and we are using it."

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Top Answer: Informatica PowerCenter is very good for integrating a huge amount of data in a very short duration, such as a minute. It is also very easy to use. After you provide the source and the target,… more »
Top Answer: Our client has purchased the license, and we are using it.
Top Answer: Its scalability can be improved. It is not scalable.
Top Answer: This solution is seamless. From one platform, we can do just about anything.
Top Answer: I think there should be less coding involved. Currently, using it involves a tremendous amount of coding. Performance in terms of terabyte data needs to be enhanced. It's not a major problem, but it's… more »
Top Answer: We use this solution to help us ingest data, for data manipulation, and to enhance our workflows. We use this solution to generate daily reports on the COVID-19 crisis — that's our main use case.
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Overview

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

The Palantir Gotham platform comprises a suite of capabilities for integrating many different data sources for secure, collaborative analysis. The platform serves as an enterprise knowledge base, containing the full record of an organization's collective analysis.

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Sample Customers
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, LexisNexis, Rabobank
Team Rubicon, CGI
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company19%
Financial Services Firm15%
Retailer11%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm8%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise76%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise61%
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Informatica PowerCenter is ranked 1st in Data Integration Tools with 22 reviews while Palantir Gotham is ranked 30th in Data Integration Tools with 1 review. Informatica PowerCenter is rated 8.2, while Palantir Gotham is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Informatica PowerCenter writes "A stable, scalable, and mature solution for complex transformations and data integration". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Palantir Gotham writes "A seamless all-in-one solution ". Informatica PowerCenter is most compared with Informatica Cloud Data Integration, SSIS, Azure Data Factory, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) and Informatica PowerExchange, whereas Palantir Gotham is most compared with Palantir Foundry, Azure Data Factory, SAS Data Management, ETL Solutions Transformation Manager and IBM InfoSphere Information Server.

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