TechValidate Research on Informatica

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373 Customers Surveyed

2,750 Data Points Collected

131 Published TechFacts

175 Published Charts

13 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Informatica Case Study

Global 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 banking company is based on a December 2020 survey of Informatica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Informatica:

  • They are mastering the following domains with MDM:
    • Customer
    • Citizen
  • Have 6-20 master data sources.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Informatica that the surveyed company uses:

  • They are using the following in the context of MDM:
    • Multidomain MDM
    • Customer 360
  • Their MDM usage scenario is the both, analytics and operational
  • Have the following implementation style:
    • Centralized
  • Their MDM solution is integrated with the following:
    • Salesforce
    • Data Warehouse/Lake
    • inhouse

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Informatica:

  • Took less than 6 months to go live with their MDM solution.
  • Rated the following aspects of Informatica compared to other vendors:
    • Workflow / BPM: Significantly better
    • Loading / Synch / Business Services: Significantly better
    • Data Modeling: Best in class
    • Information Quality / Semantics: Best in class
    • Perform / Scale / Availability / Security: Best in class
    • Hierarchy Management: Best in class
    • Information Stewardship Support: Significantly better
    • Information Governance Support: Significantly better
    • Multiple Implementation Style Support: Better
    • Product Suite Internal Integration: Better
    • Multiple and Multi-domain Support: Best in class
    • Multiple Usage Scenario Support: Best in class

Informatica Customer Fact

A Fortune 500 automotive & transport company also evaluated Alation, Collibra, and IBM as alternative solution providers.

Informatica Customer Statistic

63% of surveyed IT organizations said the advanced data transformation features of the Informatica cloud data management platform are important to them.

63%

Informatica Customer Research

When asked to rate Perform / Scale / Availability / Security compared to other vendors, IT organizations said:

Best in Class: 22%
Significantly Better: 35%
Better: 39%
Worse: 4%

Informatica Cloud Data Integration Case Study

Medium Enterprise Telecommunications Equipment Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise telecommunications equipment company is based on a January 2022 survey of Informatica Cloud Data Integration customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Informatica Cloud Data Integration:

  • Major data management challenges that they are facing right now:
    • Not enough skilled technical resources
    • Implementing new technology and patterns
  • Estimated that the percentage of growth in data integration workload year to year is 10%-20%.
  • Their Finance has the most data integration requests this year.
  • What percentage of yearly data integration costs go towards the following:
    • Full time integration developers: 0%-20%
    • Full time administrators: 0%-20%
    • Infrastructure management (other than FTEs): 21%-40%
    • Licensing costs: 41%-60%
    • Cloud charges: 21%-40%

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Informatica Cloud Data Integration that the surveyed company uses:

  • Data-related strategic focus areas of their IT organization in 2022:
    • Operationalize data science
    • Create a data marketplace
  • Key elements of their data management platform:
    • Ingesting bulk data
    • Integrating data from various data stores
  • When asked what data integration architectures or patterns they are going to invest the most next year, said Data mesh.
  • Priorities when it comes to data integration:
    • Making runtime more automated
    • Ensuring data observability / health

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Informatica Cloud Data Integration:

  • When asked which of the following cloud data integration and management capabilities are important to them:
    • Data integration
    • Orchestration of data flows
  • Implemented DataOps on their data pipeline:
  • Chose an Informatica data management solution over competitors for the following:
    • Product functionality and performance
    • In-house skills

Informatica Customer Research

Informatica Customers Supply Chain Business Process Automation and Optimization

Risk management improvement areas

Reduce customer churn risk
75%
Reduce supply chain disruption risk
75%
Reduce regulatory compliance risk (privacy, financial, industry, etc.)
50%


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