Informatica, being a software development company offers different products for data integration. The products that are offered solves the purpose of data masking, ETL, data virtualization, data quality, master management of data, data replication and many other things. The data integration tool of Informatica is the most widely used tools and commonly it is referred to as the Informatica Tool for ETL. The tool is generally used for the integration of data. It not only provides the ability to connect, but also allows to fetch data from the different heterogeneous sources and also helps to process data. With its help, one can connect to the different server databases, integrating the data into another system.
Overview of Informatica
The latest version that is available for the Informatica Power Center is the 9.6.0. While, the different editions for the same are:
- Standard Edition
- Premium Edition
- Standard Edition
It is generally used by the companies that are shifting to a new system of the database from the existing ones. This migration is easily performed by Informatica. The organizations that are looking forward to set up their own data warehouse, can be helped by the ETL tool as it will help in moving the data to the warehouse from the production system. Data can be integrated from different heterogeneous systems with the tool of Informatica. It can also be used as a tool for data cleansing.
Major Features of Informatica 10
In the modern market, Informatica is much better than all of its competitors as it offers a variety of products along with their different editions. This helps the user in understanding his requirement and get a specific edition, which will furnish all his needs. In the listing of the Gartner Magic Quadrant, Informatica is known to be the product leader in data integration. Being available on all the prevalent platforms, it offers the cloud based services so that the different industries can make use of this tool along with a minimal setup. Some of the major features of Informatica are:
- Real time data integration
- Integration of Web services
- B2B or Business to Business data integration
- Management of Master Data
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