Informatica Cloud Data Integration Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Informatica Cloud Data Integration competitors and alternatives
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.
SnapLogic
Real User
Business Systems & Operations Manager at a manufacturing company with 11-50 employees
May 11 2017

What is most valuable?

* It makes creating complicated integrations that would normally be scripted, easy to digest, design, and understand. * By using snaps instead of functions in code, you can see the building blocks of the integration visually. This helps a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* It automatically sends contracts from Salesforce to Workday, so there was no need for manual data entry. * By the end of the year, I had created integrations that saved multiple roles worth of time. This allowed the employees to be... more»

What needs improvement?

The product can include more canned integrations that can be used. In the field of integration apps, I see a spectrum of apps where one side is point-and-click with zero technical ability needed, and the other side is a platform where you... more»
Real User
Senior Engineer, Big Data/Data-Warehousing at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 21 2017

What is most valuable?

* It works well with AWS Redshift: I have used Informatica, SnapLogic, and Talend and they do not work well with Redshift. * Mid-pipeline data sampling: Without changes to pipelines, one can quickly and easily track down errors. * Automatic... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* It enabled an enterprise data-warehouse to be set up and operated, quickly and cheaply. * The pipeline UI provides a means to present solutions to analysts and non-tech management for review and agreement.

What needs improvement?

Compared to the likes of traditional ETLs, like Informatica, SnapLogic, and Talend, or even raw Python scripts, this product needs no improvement, as it is so much better. Any new product like this has teething problems that get solved pretty... more»

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