IBM InfoSphere Information Server Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of IBM InfoSphere Information Server competitors and alternatives
User
User at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 30 2017

What do you think of Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)?

Valuable Features Provides us with a relational database. • Room for Improvement It needs more robust functioning and ease-of-use for development using reusable jobs. • Use of Solution We have used this solution for one year. • Deployment Issues There were no issues with deployment. • Stability Issues There were no issues with stability. • Scalability Issues There were scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Customer service is good. Technical Support: Technical support is good. • Implementation Team We had a vendor team help us with the implementation. • Other Solutions Considered We looked at FDMEE. • Other Advice It needs improvement with reusability.
Consultant
User at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 28 2018

What is most valuable?

Data Integration. The UI-based ability to create data mapping. Also, reusable definition of data sources and the out-of-the-box availability of a large number maplets for common transformation functions.

How has it helped my organization?

Easy, scalable, robust platform to integrate heterogeneous source platform's data into the unified data warehouse.

What needs improvement?

Cost! Also, BI features. While Informatica is great for data-integration, it does not have any analytics features. Thus, organizations have to always look for another product for their BI needs.
Microsoft
Consultant
Lead Consultant at Applied Governance
Jun 19 2018

What do you think of SSIS?

Primary Use Case Movement of data and creation of files. ALl the typical things that you would have a ETL solution do. Data movements were in the millions and no calculations were completed. This means it was always a select * from where ever it was coming from and going to. Light translations like concatenation was being used. • Improvements to My Organization SSIS was easily adaptable to our group. It was cheaper than the other tools that we compared it to, however I feel that we got what we paid for. • Valuable Features The packaging and how it is organized is good for someone that really has never seen ETL before.  • Room for Improvement Scalability of SSIS needs some improvement. Seems to get sluggish as soon as we hit a high volume of data. • Use of...

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