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Pros
"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 most valuable feature is the metadata generated code.""I found the initial setup very easy."

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Cons
"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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"Project-based searching of data objects in the data warehouse browser needs to be improved.""The solution can be a little more user-friendly on enterprise-level where people use it."

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Questions from the Community
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.
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the metadata generated code.
Top Answer: Project-based searching of data objects in the data warehouse browser needs to be improved. When processing stage (work) tables if there are a lot then one has to scroll through a larger list. There… more »
Top Answer: My primary use case is Data Warehouse & Mart Development plus data integration and content generation applications. We operate in many environments including Teradata, Oracle, & SQL Server.
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PowerExchange, Connectors
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Overview

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

WhereScape RED is data warehouse software to help build data warehouses faster. But it is more than that. It also helps you to build data warehouses that are easy to support, change and extend. It is an integrated development environment, or IDE, especially designed to build great data warehouses faster in SQL Server, Teradata, DB2 and Oracle.
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Sample Customers
ACH Food, BNSF Railway Company, Illinois State UniversityJersey Electricity, Man Group Plc, Learning Care Group, First Data, Hunter Douglas, The City of Shoreline, ASB
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company40%
Government10%
Comms Service Provider9%
Insurance Company8%
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Healthcare Company30%
University30%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Government10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Insurance Company13%
Comms Service Provider7%
Real Estate/Law Firm6%
Company Size
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise63%
REVIEWERS
Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise53%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise40%
Find out what your peers are saying about Informatica PowerExchange vs. WhereScape RED and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
438,246 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Informatica PowerExchange is ranked 10th in Data Integration Tools with 8 reviews while WhereScape RED is ranked 16th in Data Integration Tools with 2 reviews. Informatica PowerExchange is rated 8.2, while WhereScape RED is rated 8.0. 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 WhereScape RED writes "Automation tool - spend less time writing code". Informatica PowerExchange is most compared with Informatica PowerCenter, Qlik Replicate, Oracle GoldenGate, SSIS and SAP Process Orchestration, whereas WhereScape RED is most compared with SSIS, Informatica PowerCenter, Azure Data Factory, Matillion ETL and Talend Open Studio. See our Informatica PowerExchange vs. WhereScape RED report.

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