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"This product is easy to install and it can be done in a few hours.""Provides a significant amount of control over the landscape and overall implementation.""The user interface and user experience are perfectly all right.""Mainstream integration and real-time integration are the best features.""The transformation work called for Informatica PowerExchange. It was easy to work with this and very stable.""Overall, it's a good tool. It's currently number one on the market. It pretty much has all the necessary capabilities to pull the incremental data from the source system, technically speaking.""The most valuable feature is connectivity to data sources.""The data transformation is the solution's most valuable feature."

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"The core features of the solution we like are the reliability of the data transfer and the accuracy of data read and write. The stability of the solution is also excellent."

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"I would like to have easier integration with cloud platforms.""Should diversify more, maybe with a reporting and visualization utility,""Informatica is very expensive in all aspects, so the pricing is something that could be improved.""Real-time has not been enhanced that much over the past few years. There has not been as many features added like they did before.""Integration with the largest number of databases and other systems would be important.""The one place where it could be improved is definitely pricing. That's a very big problem. It depends product to product, but pricing is an issue.""Technical support can be improved with respect to delays in ticket response time.""The solution needs better integration with other tools."

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"The reporting features need improvement. It would be very good for users to have a clear understanding of the status of replication."

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Top Answer: This product is easy to install and it can be done in a few hours.
Top Answer: With Informatica PowerExchange it's all about capacity. If you are increasing the processing power, you need to buy additional licenses. So, for example, if you have traffic to be integrated and you… more »
Top Answer: I would like to have easier integration with cloud platforms.
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PowerExchange, ConnectorsDell SharePlex, SharePlex
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Overview

Informatica PowerExchange Connectors provides high performance, out-of-the-box connectivity without having to develop custom data access programs.

SharePlex database replication empowers your organization to achieve its database goals now and into the future. Make use of built-in monitoring, conflict resolution, data comparison and synchronization capabilities backed by award-winning support.

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ACH Food, BNSF Railway Company, Illinois State UniversityBodybuilding.com, Priceline.com, Ameco Beijing, Viasat, SK Broadband
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Computer Software Company40%
Government10%
Comms Service Provider9%
Insurance Company8%
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Computer Software Company46%
Government10%
Comms Service Provider10%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Informatica, Talend and others in Data Integration Tools. Updated: August 2020.
438,246 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Informatica PowerExchange is ranked 10th in Data Integration Tools with 8 reviews while Quest SharePlex is ranked 18th in Data Integration Tools with 1 review. Informatica PowerExchange is rated 8.2, while Quest SharePlex is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Informatica PowerExchange writes "Offers data in real-time using CDC concepts but it should be more flexible ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Quest SharePlex writes "Excellent data backup and transfer features, with a quick and easy setup". Informatica PowerExchange is most compared with Informatica PowerCenter, Qlik Replicate, Oracle GoldenGate, SSIS and SAP Process Orchestration, whereas Quest SharePlex is most compared with Oracle GoldenGate, Qlik Replicate, HVR Software, AWS Database Migration Service and SSIS.

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