Anonymous UserOBIEE Developer at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The data transformation is the solution's most valuable feature."
"The most valuable feature is connectivity to data sources."
"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 transformation work called for Informatica PowerExchange. It was easy to work with this and very stable."
"Mainstream integration and real-time integration are the best features."
"The user interface and user experience are perfectly all right."
"Provides a significant amount of control over the landscape and overall implementation."
"This product is easy to install and it can be done in a few hours."
"The most valuable part of SAS/ACCESS is what it is made for: connecting to remote systems that are not part of your physical SAS environment."
"The solution needs better integration with other tools."
"Technical support can be improved with respect to delays in ticket response time."
"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."
"Integration with the largest number of databases and other systems would be important."
"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."
"Informatica is very expensive in all aspects, so the pricing is something that could be improved."
"Should diversify more, maybe with a reporting and visualization utility,"
"I would like to have easier integration with cloud platforms."
"The pricing model needs to be reconsidered and adjusted."
"The pricing model is complex and is based on modular packages as well as the size of the applicable environment."
Informatica PowerExchange Connectors provides high performance, out-of-the-box connectivity without having to develop custom data access programs.
Informatica PowerExchange is ranked 14th in Data Integration Tools with 8 reviews while SAS Access is ranked 20th in Data Integration Tools with 1 review. Informatica PowerExchange is rated 8.2, while SAS Access 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 SAS Access writes "Connect databases and create access to simplify complex processes with this powerful tool". Informatica PowerExchange is most compared with Informatica PowerCenter, Oracle GoldenGate, SSIS, Qlik Replicate and SAP Process Orchestration, whereas SAS Access is most compared with Talend Open Studio, IBM Cloud Pak for Data, Mule Anypoint Platform and Toad Data Point.
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