Informatica Data Masking Competitors and Alternatives

The top Informatica Data Masking competitors are
  • IBM Guardium
  • IBM InfoSphere Optim
  • Protegrity Data Security
Read reviews of Informatica Data Masking competitors and alternatives
Khalil Sarsri
Real User
Senior Middleware Engineer at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 05 2017

What is most valuable?

Database logging and audit functions are the most valuable features. In some fields like banking, it's very important to be aware of the actions... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We succeeded at hardening our customer databases by defining policies for alerting and blocking access to prohibited and restricted data.

What needs improvement?

I would like to be able to upgrade appliances within major versions without needing to rebuild the appliance. Once, I tried to upgrade a... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Back when I was a developer, I developed an audit trail module in Java/JEE. Obviously, it was not as sophisticated as Guardium.

What other advice do I have?

At first, IBM Guardium may seem complicated, but once you learn the basics, it becomes simple to use.
Technolo5ce7
Consultant
Technology Specialist at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
May 25 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this product is the in-line masking feature for Oracle & Teradata, which works just... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The biggest improvement we achieved via the Optim in-line masking process is to enable an automated data masking... more»

What needs improvement?

* The masking process in SQL Server using Optim still requires using the Extract-Convert-Load process via a GUI tool,... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

As the product pricing & licencing is maintained by the client's software team, I do not have enough information to... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The client used to use a different tool for masking, which currently is moving out of the company after they had... more»

What other advice do I have?

Optim is an excellent tool for masking PII information in both distributed & z/OS systems. IBM is also trying to... more»

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