IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM) vs Informatica Persistent Data Masking comparison

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We performed a comparison between IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM) and Informatica Persistent Data Masking based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"I like the features compared to other tools. This tool is more flexible to use than other tools like an Oracle product or SAP product. I think IBM tools are more flexible, and this tool is also a good product."

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"Informatica provides a comprehensive solution for on-the-fly or real-time data masking.""Informatica is user-friendly, stable, and scalable. These three aspects are the most valuable for us. If we can make it work well with the CRM, we can continue or try again this year to complete that part of the project. I am confident that this kind of solution is what we need because we have a third-party resource that works in the development."

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Cons
"I think it could be more secure. I don't have experience with the security aspects concerning PII data, but I think it can still be streamlined a little more. It could also have some more features, and the initial setup could be more straightforward."

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"Informatica's support understands the solution, but they lack the experience we need for our use case. That was one thing that we prioritized when we started searching for this kind of solution.""Informatica should simplify the rules for setting classifications and user access management permissions. It's too complex to define, configure, and make work."

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  • "You have to pay yearly for the license, which comes at a reduced cost. The monthly payment option for a shorter project duration is also good."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:I like the features compared to other tools. This tool is more flexible to use than other tools like an Oracle product or SAP product. I think IBM tools are more flexible, and this tool is also a good… more »
    Top Answer:You have to pay yearly for the license, which comes at a reduced cost. The monthly payment option for a shorter project duration is also good.
    Top Answer:I think it could be more secure. I don't have experience with the security aspects concerning PII data, but I think it can still be streamlined a little more. It could also have some more features… more »
    Top Answer:Informatica provides a comprehensive solution for on-the-fly or real-time data masking.
    Top Answer:Informatica should simplify the rules for setting classifications and user access management permissions. It's too complex to define, configure, and make work. One feature I would like to see is the… more »
    Top Answer:Our clients need to perform data masking to comply with GDPR rules or the company's internal data security policies. Data masking restricts who can look at the private customer data. Informatica… more »
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    6th
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    Average Words per Review
    435
    Rating
    8.0
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    out of 27 in Data Masking
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    Average Words per Review
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    Also Known As
    IBM Optim Test Data Management, Optim Test Data Management, IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management
    Data Masking, Informatica Data Masking
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    Overview

    IBM Optim solutions manage data from requirements to retirement. They boost performance, empower collaboration, and improve governance across applications, databases and platforms. By managing data properly over its lifetime, organisations are better equipped to support business goals with less risk.

    De-identify, de-sensitize, and anonymize sensitive data from unauthorized access for application users, business intelligence, application testing, and outsourcing.

    Offer
    Learn more about IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM)
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    Sample Customers
    Dignity Health
    Vale, Hot Telecommunication, UPMC
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm26%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Insurance Company13%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm23%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Government9%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business7%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise86%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise6%
    Large Enterprise80%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise74%
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    IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM) is ranked 6th in Test Data Management with 1 review while Informatica Persistent Data Masking is ranked 4th in Data Masking with 2 reviews. IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM) is rated 8.0, while Informatica Persistent Data Masking is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM) writes "A flexible test data management solution with a lot of features ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Informatica Persistent Data Masking writes "It's useful for extracting data from production for testing". IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM) is most compared with Delphix, Broadcom Test Data Manager, Informatica Test Data Management (TDM) and Tricentis Tosca, whereas Informatica Persistent Data Masking is most compared with IBM Security Guardium Data Protection, Delphix, Oracle GoldenGate, DATPROF and Imperva SecureSphere Database Security.

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