Compare Informatica PowerCenter vs. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator

Informatica PowerCenter is ranked 2nd in Data Integration Tools with 13 reviews while WSO2 Enterprise Integrator is ranked 23rd in Data Integration Tools with 2 reviews. Informatica PowerCenter is rated 7.8, while WSO2 Enterprise Integrator is rated 7.6. 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". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WSO2 Enterprise Integrator writes "Good integration between systems and strong stability". Informatica PowerCenter is most compared with SSIS, Informatica Cloud Data Integration and Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), whereas WSO2 Enterprise Integrator is most compared with Red Hat Fuse, IBM Integration Bus and Mule Anypoint Platform. See our Informatica PowerCenter vs. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator report.
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Pros
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.In the end, you have structured, proper data for use in an integrated BI solution.The performance and design of Informatica have been very valuable. I find the performance faster than, say, Oracle Data Integrator or DataStage.The partitioning and optimization to help enhance our development is a very valuable aspect of Informatica PowerCenter.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 most valuable features are the dynamic reading of the file metadata profile, and the ability to define business rules that are used to verify and validate the uploaded files.

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The learning curve for this solution is very good.The stability is excellent.

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Cons
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.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.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.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.The developer tool documentation can be enhanced with a more clear explanation of each utility, accompanied by relevant examples, so that developers are able to create programs with ease.

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I would like to see better documentation for the open-source version.There are a lot of security settings that when you apply you have to re-apply again every time you modify a setting. It is something that really needs to be enhanced.

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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.Licensing is a one time cost. But maintenance costs depend on what you want, how long you need it. Maintenance is a kind of insurance. With health insurance, you don't know whether you will get sick or need to go to hospital or not but you have to have insurance. It's the same thing with support. If you have that expertise in resolving issues, if you have enough experience in your IT department, I would say you don't need the support. But in practice, they recommend you go with the support. If you want support you have to pay for it.Cost could be improved.

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The open-source, unsupported version is available free of charge.

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

WSO2 Enterprise Integrator, core to the WSO2 Integration Agile Platform, is an open source Integration product for cloud native and container-native projects. It enables enterprise integration experts to build, scale, and secure sophisticated integration solutions to achieve digital agility. Unlike other integration products, WSO2 Enterprise Integrator already contains integration runtimes, message brokering, business process modeling, analytics and visual tooling capabilities.

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Sample Customers
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, LexisNexis, RabobankWest
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider15%
Hospitality Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company36%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm11%
Insurance Company7%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise67%
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Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise73%
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