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Pros
"In the latest version, I like the outlay of the business roles creation. I like seeing that visualization as you're building it, as opposed to going through metatables or XML mappings. We liked that piece, and it makes it more intuitive for the business.""It has flexibility in extending the data model.""It has been leading the market with hierarchy management and all the different match concepts and algorithms. They're very robust.""MDM doesn't require a separate IDQ.""I like the number of options that are presented with Informatica, fuzzy matching, and your screen.""It has improved our organization because it has made our data more reliable. Data is the most important asset these days, and in order to trust your data, you need these tools to make sure that your data is clean and reliable.""Informatica MDM stands out as a tool that can give you the flexibility needed for doing channel-specific data quality or business validation.""Its data cleansing capabilities are very valuable. The match and merge and the audit trail functionalities are very good."

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"Their documentation is excellent."

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Cons
"Pre-sales technical support is much better than post-sales technical support.""Their support should be improved. We have had some trouble with their support from time to time. Its scalability should also be improved. I would also like to have a bit more modern and friendly UI for the end-users. There should definitely be a simplified way to configure and set it up.""From multiple masters that are there in Informatica MDM, we can improve the financials.""The integration could be a bit better. The process is something new.""The biggest pain point for us is the documentation. Typically, you have to go through knowledge forums and knowledge groups to find out about the syntax issues for interfacing with new products. Typically, you've got to deal with someone who has been through the pain before. Their documents are not really up to date with current innovations happening in the industry. As big as they are, you can't really expect it, but that's our pain point.""Informatica MDM could improve the interdependency with integration. The solution sometimes becomes a bit difficult to change considering a lot of interdependency with the integration. There can be some improvement in the workflows and they can introduce more artificial intelligence.""The UI is terrible and not user-friendly.""New machine learning could be added to Informatica MDM because the solution is outdated and is not moving with the current trends. The solution is good, but it definitely needs a lot of improvement and needs to speed up as per the market."

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"They need to make the workflow more enhanced or dynamic in its functionality."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "It's pretty high for us. It's more on the higher side, like low to middle high."
  • "It is expensive. That's probably the biggest drawback. The business has heartache paying the license, but that's mainly because they don't realize what value it brings. The key thing about the MDM solution is that it is in the backend, and no one sees what it is actually doing. You don't know it is a problem until it is not there."
  • "Informatica MDM's pricetag should come down. They have to cut some costs."
  • "There is no doubt that it is very expensive, but the brand value comes at a cost. Other MDM solutions in the market that haven't proven themselves like Informatica are also pretty expensive. We need to understand that MDM itself is very expensive to implement. So, Informatica is also pretty expensive. I would rate it a two out of five for being pretty expensive."
  • "It's offers value for money. They're more competitive with respect to pricing and offerings."
  • "Informatica MDM recently changed its pricing model. It's usage-based but I don't have much insight into the current pricing."
  • "Informatica MDM's price could be lower."
  • "I rate the licensing cost of Informatica MDM a five out of ten."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Informatica Cloud MDM is built on a completely redesigned platform, comparing to the older Informatica MDM platform. Currently, cloud MDM offering includes a few business solutions like Reference 360… more »
    Top Answer:Informatica MDM's most valuable feature is the interconnection between multiple Master Data domains.
    Top Answer:Their documentation is excellent.
    Top Answer:The pricing of the solution is excellent. It costs less than Informatica and Profisee.
    Top Answer:They need to make the workflow more enhanced or dynamic in its functionality. That was the tiebreaker between Profisee and Semarchy - the client had a SQL server development environment and they could… more »
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    Also Known As
    Siperian, Customer 360
    Semarchy Intelligent MDM
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    Overview

    Informatica MDM solution delivers the market-leading foundation on which to build that trusted 360-degree view. Companies around the globe rely on Informatica MDM to give business users easy access to the data that drives their strategic decisions about cutting costs, increasing revenues, improving operations, reducing risk, and capitalizing on opportunities. As the industry’s only true end-to-end MDM solution, it incorporates data integration, data quality, data governance, business process management, and master data management on a single vendor-agnostic platform to ensure faster time-to-value.

    Semarchy is the Intelligent MDM company. Its xDM platform is an innovation in multi-vector Master Data Management (MDM) that leverages smart algorithms and material design to simplify data stewardship, governance, and integration. It is implemented via an agile and iterative approach that delivers business value almost immediately and scales to meet enterprise complexity.

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    Sample Customers
    UPMC, Citrix
    DiamondStream, Oakley, Araymond, EBU/Eurovision, Groupe Roullier, BOSE, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Putnam Investments, BAE Systems, Mundi Pharma, Merck, Elsevier, CMA CGM
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm17%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Healthcare Company11%
    Energy/Utilities Company11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Government8%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise3%
    Large Enterprise84%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise74%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise61%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cloud Master Data Management (MDM) Solutions
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Informatica, TIBCO, Stibo Systems and others in Cloud Master Data Management (MDM) Solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    622,063 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Informatica MDM is ranked 1st in Cloud Master Data Management (MDM) Solutions with 17 reviews while Semarchy xDM is ranked 5th in Cloud Master Data Management (MDM) Solutions with 1 review. Informatica MDM is rated 8.0, while Semarchy xDM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Informatica MDM writes "A mature product that comes with a handy Provisioning tool and can be used for data deduplication purposes in any industry". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Semarchy xDM writes "Great user interface, very good documentation, and offers excellent pricing". Informatica MDM is most compared with SAP Master Data Governance, TIBCO EBX, Microsoft MDS, Stibo STEP MDM and Oracle Product Master Data Management Cloud, whereas Semarchy xDM is most compared with Profisee, SAP Master Data Governance, TIBCO EBX, Microsoft MDS and Reltio Cloud.

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