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We performed a comparison between SAP Data Services and WSO2 Enterprise Integrator based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Data Integration solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed SAP Data Services vs. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator Report (Updated: May 2024).
771,212 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The logic is also simple. It makes it easy to build your extraction.""The basic functionality is quite good as is the basic logic and data information.""The most valuable features of SAP Data Services lie in its ability to effectively observe and interpret the information within data related to people or facts, stands out.""The initial setup is not complex.""The most valuable feature is the ETL functionality.""The HANA database, which is very fast, is a valuable feature.""I like how SAP Data Services links reporting and data integration. That's what's most interesting. You also have the opportunity to leverage the power of the Data Services server.""The user interface is ok."

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"WSO2's analytics capability is good, considering the ELC support they provide.""The drag-and-drop features for connectors are very valuable.""Currently, I find the configuration part quite valuable, where you can easily configure things.""The solution has two main parts: integration and transformation. It's very user-friendly and easy to understand for everyone.""In my opinion, the most valuable aspect of this solution is its extensive range of adaptors and connectors. This feature holds significant importance and provides great value to users.""It's a consolidated product. It works and it does its job pretty well.""The installation process is easy.""The solution basically conforms to our standards."

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Cons
"It will work fine only in an SAP environment. It could be said that the integration with other vendors could be better.""There should be some kind of enhancement that can be done on the admin side of certain sites where we can assign the roles and responsibilities. We should be able to control who is using the tool and how.""The interface is not quite user-friendly and is in need of improvement.""The initial setup is complex.""Newer feature integration is lagging behind the company acquisitions and the product could do more to service a broader range of devices.""There needs to be multi-language support, however, my understanding is they are working on multi-language now.""The skillset of data engineers matters a bit to use all the functionality of this solution. Otherwise, the delivery speed won't be faster.""The solution shows a lack of cloud support data services."

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"The product's price is an area of concern where improvements are required.""The micro integrator should be improved. There is room for enhancement considering alternative integration components.""I would like to see better documentation for the open-source version.""The integration capabilities need to be improved.""In my opinion, the administration model and interface, of Carbon, are lacking in terms of its features and user experience.""They should release upgrades more frequently.""They should introduce better pricing for small companies.""One of the reasons that we are looking for a replacement is their way of defining integration. The language of the XML structures that I use to describe the integrations are not that standard, and it's not easy to find people who are familiar with this approach."

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  • "Pricing is good, there is no problem."
  • "The pricing is a little high to make the product more competetive in the marketplace."
  • "Its pricing is as per the enterprise agreement and not a concern for us."
  • "The price is very reasonable."
  • "There is a one time purchase fee plus annual maintenance."
  • "The price of SAP Data Services is a little high when compared to other solutions. Due to the pricing and capabilities, many clients are switching to other solutions."
  • "At the entry level, if you're using it only for data integration, it is a little bit cheap. However, for large organizations it can be expensive. There are additional costs apart from the license."
  • "The license price is expensive but medium to large-scale companies, should be able to afford it. Other solutions, such as Talend are easier to afford for smaller companies. Depending on the sources of the data where you are receiving your data you could be paying for more than one license."
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  • "The open-source, unsupported version is available free of charge."
  • "The solution costs about 20,000 or 30,000 euros per year, per instance."
  • "The cost is better than IBM Cloud Pak."
  • "It is a low-cost solution."
  • "The pricing of WSO2 Enterprise Integrator for enterprise subscriptions can be considered expensive, especially from the perspective of someone who prefers open-source software."
  • "I rate the product price a six on a scale of one to ten, where one is low price and ten is high price."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: I believe the license for the product is fair, even though some competitors offer similar services at lower prices. The difference between the Edge edition and the next one up is significant in price… more »
    Top Answer: I think after some preparation, a beginner will be able to use SAP Data Services, however, if you are completely unprepared, you may have some issues. I think that in particular you will need a more… more »
    Top Answer:SAP Data Services has helped our whole staff understand the data across various sources and systems within the company. Not everyone who works at my organization is an IT expert - most just have… more »
    Top Answer:WSO2's analytics capability is good, considering the ELC support they provide.
    Top Answer:The product has reasonable and competitive pricing for enterprise customers. It is expensive for small businesses especially. They are using the open-source solution, and they find it expensive since… more »
    Top Answer:The micro integrator should be improved. There is room for enhancement considering alternative integration components. Some workloads may benefit from optimization or additional features… more »
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    Also Known As
    SAP BusinessObjects Data Services, SAP BusinessObjects Data Integrator, BusinessObjects Data Integrator
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    Overview

    SAP Data Services is a top-ranking data integration and data quality tool. This is a product that aims to provide its users with effective access to their data in order to transform it and connect it to various business processes. SAP Data Services offers companies detailed data insights which improve decision-making and make company operations more effective.

    Organizations can increase the value of their structured and unstructured data with the functionalities of this product regarding data integration, quality, and cleansing. Through various components such as:

    • Simplified maintenance
    • On-premises deployment
    • Data quality and integration
    • Intuitive user interfaces

    the product transforms data into a ready-to-use resource for business insights.

    Some of the key components of SAP Data Services include:

    • Universal data access
    • Native-text data processing
    • Intuitive user interfaces
    • Data quality dashboards
    • Simplified data governance
    • Scalability and high performance

    Through these components, the product allows its clients to access and integrate data sources and targets with native connectors. Users can derive meaning from unstructured text data, match data to reduce duplicates, and see the impact of data quality issues. The tool also offers the option to enable parallel processing, bulk data loading, and grid computing for high-volume data loads.

    SAP Data Services Features

    The solution has different features for data integration, data quality, data profiling, and processing of text data. Using these features, clients can manage their company's data easily and achieve excellent results by optimizing it. Some of the product’s features include:

    • Data integration capabilities: The features regarding data integration provide a wide variety of opportunities. The product is available in 31 languages and connects to many data sources, providing its clients with access to their data anywhere at any time. It is also integrated with the SAP Business Suite applications, allowing users the full experience that the company has to offer. The tool is interconnected with SAP Data Hub, orchestrating data flows through the SAP Data Intelligence solution. Additionally, it supports a large number of third-party data sources, it is optimized for SAP HANA, and provides fine-tuned data replication and transformation through unique mechanisms.

    • Data quality capabilities: Clients can use a single interface to access designing, testing, debugging, editing, running, maintaining, and monitoring of data integration and data quality. It allows for the delivery of ready-to-use transformations and exposes hidden problems in users' data. With this feature, clients can build a single version of their data that is most efficient for them.

    • Data profiling capabilities: Companies that work with high-volume data can employ parallel processing, bulk data loading, and grid computing to be able to operate with the data more efficiently. This feature enables unlimited scalability and high availability by various automations. It also provides excellent security for the treated data through encryption and other services.

    • Processing of text data capabilities: This feature allows users to extract data from unstructured texts and understand it better. It works with 220 different file and text formats and 31 languages.

    SAP Data Services Benefits

    This solution offers various benefits to its clients regarding the efficient operation of their data. The key benefits of SAP Data Services include:

    • Broad access to data which can build a better perspective for companies of their information.

    • Improved decision-making and information management due to efficient data operations.

    • Ability to utilize various tools to help unify data on premises, in the cloud, or within big data.

    • The software provides efficient insight for reporting and data analytics.

    • The tool allows for easy integration with a large number of different databases.

    • The product provides the opportunity to seamlessly connect with other SAP solutions.

    • The solution simplifies extract, transform, and load (ETL) construction processes through intuitive graphic software.

    Reviews from Real Users

    According to Michael Lutz, senior data warehouse developer at Fox Chase Cancer Center, SAP Data Services is a powerful tool that does a lot.

    An associate consultant at a consultancy says the tool is easy to use, simple to implement, and offers very good mapping capabilities.

    WSO2 Enterprise Integrator, core to the WSO2 Integration Agile Platform, is an open source Integration product for cloud native and container-native projects. It enables enterprise integration experts to build, scale, and secure sophisticated integration solutions to achieve digital agility. Unlike other integration products, WSO2 Enterprise Integrator already contains integration runtimes, message brokering, business process modeling, analytics and visual tooling capabilities.

    Sample Customers
    EMC Corporation, LivePerson, Eldorado, Mozzart, The VELUX Group, AOK Bundesverband, Hilti Group, Nissha Printing Company Ltd., Asian Paints, Aareal Bank Group, Migros Group
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    Computer Software Company17%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Retailer8%
    Pharma/Biotech Company8%
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    Manufacturing Company14%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
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    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Manufacturing Company20%
    Financial Services Firm10%
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    Computer Software Company26%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Government6%
    Comms Service Provider5%
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    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise68%
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    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise71%
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    Small Business47%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise42%
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    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise58%
    Buyer's Guide
    SAP Data Services vs. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator
    May 2024
    Find out what your peers are saying about SAP Data Services vs. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator and other solutions. Updated: May 2024.
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    SAP Data Services is ranked 10th in Data Integration with 45 reviews while WSO2 Enterprise Integrator is ranked 19th in Data Integration with 18 reviews. SAP Data Services is rated 8.0, while WSO2 Enterprise Integrator is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of SAP Data Services writes "Responsive support, scalable, and beneficial integration". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WSO2 Enterprise Integrator writes "Consolidated, reliable, and has responsive technical support". SAP Data Services is most compared with Azure Data Factory, Syniti Data Quality, Informatica PowerCenter, SAP Process Orchestration and Palantir Foundry, whereas WSO2 Enterprise Integrator is most compared with Red Hat Fuse, IBM Integration Bus, Oracle Service Bus, webMethods Integration Server and Talend Open Studio. See our SAP Data Services vs. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator report.

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