We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The pricing of this solution is good."
"With Microsoft, we buy everything though an agreement, so we purchase volume licensing every year."
"I would like to see better pricing."
"MDS is a part of the SQL Server enterprise license. I am not aware of any additional costs."
"SAP is more expensive than Microsoft."
"The solution does require a license and we have enterprise licenses."
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Master Data Services (MDS) is the SQL Server solution for master data management. Master data management (MDM) describes the efforts made by an organization to discover and define non-transactional lists of data, with the goal of compiling maintainable master lists. An MDM project generally includes an evaluation and restructuring of internal business processes along with the implementation of MDM technology. The result of a successful MDM solution is reliable, centralized data that can be analyzed, resulting in better business decisions.
Acquire, manage and share product data across your enterprise to feed consistent, accurate and timely information to systems, people and trading partners.
Microsoft MDS is ranked 2nd in Master Data Management with 9 reviews while Stibo Systems Product Master Data Management is ranked 30th in Master Data Management. Microsoft MDS is rated 7.6, while Stibo Systems Product Master Data Management is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft MDS writes "MDS 2016 - Bit clunky but it works and the price is right and easy to get setup ". On the other hand, Microsoft MDS is most compared with Informatica MDM, SAP Master Data Governance, Profisee, Reltio Cloud and Stibo STEP MDM, whereas Stibo Systems Product Master Data Management is most compared with Pimcore and Reltio Cloud.
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