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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Alteryx

I wish I had found and used Alteryx Analytics years ago. Having multiple data sources with a variety of naming conventions for our businesses we spent WEEKS cleaning/reorganizing/renaming fields in our data to be able to consolidate. We did this on one set of reports for one use. Each time we wanted an update this process would need to be repeated. This took tons of useless admin time. Had we had Alteryx we could have created 1 identifier, noted all the different naming conventions or issues, selected the ones we wanted and created the workflow to use it over and over and over again on any data we wanted. Build once - use multiple times. It would have been (and now is) a HUGE time saver. Plus any new anomalies are identified by the program as errors so you can "autocorrect" them in the same workflow. Alteryx is a miracle in my opinion.
Susan Knolla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Informatica Cloud is a great tool for use when data must be formatted consistently. Once configured, it is very robust and reliable. It is also well-suited for an organization without a robust IT staff to maintain a full server infrastructure. It offers a cost-effective approach to high-quality data integration for even the largest organizations. Organizations without staff experienced in data analytics may find it challenging to take advantage of the more complex results of this tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Alteryx
5.5
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Pixel Perfect reports
Alteryx
5.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Customizable dashboards
Alteryx
6.6
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Report Formatting Templates
Alteryx
5.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Ad-hoc Reporting

Alteryx
8.2
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Drill-down analysis
Alteryx
8.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Formatting capabilities
Alteryx
7.9
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Alteryx
8.5
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Report sharing and collaboration
Alteryx
8.3
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Report Output and Scheduling

Alteryx
7.6
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Publish to Web
Alteryx
8.2
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Publish to PDF
Alteryx
8.2
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Report Versioning
Alteryx
4.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Report Delivery Scheduling
Alteryx
8.4
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Delivery to Remote Servers
Alteryx
9.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Data Discovery and Visualization

Alteryx
7.6
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Alteryx
6.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Alteryx
8.3
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Predictive Analytics
Alteryx
8.5
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Access Control and Security

Alteryx
8.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Multi-User Support (named login)
Alteryx
8.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Role-Based Security Model
Alteryx
8.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Alteryx
8.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Alteryx
8.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Mobile Capabilities

Alteryx
4.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
Responsive Design for Web Access
Alteryx
4.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Cloud Data Integration

Alteryx
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
7.6
Pre-built connectors
Alteryx
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
7.4
Connector modification
Alteryx
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
6.7
Support for real-time and batch integration
Alteryx
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
7.9
Data quality services
Alteryx
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
7.9
Data security features
Alteryx
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
7.9
Monitoring console
Alteryx
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
8.0

Pros

Alteryx

  • Alteryx does a great job of allowing more beginner Analysts to automate many of their routine process but also allowing advanced Analysts to ability to leverage deep statistical modelling for predictive analytics.
  • Given the visual workflow nature of Alteyrx, the learning curve is not steep.
  • The Alteryx Gallery allows non-technical consumers to execute complex workflows by leveraging an intuitive web interface.
  • Alteryx allows data scientists to bring their own programming language to Altyerx, such as R or Python.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

  • Once the secure connection is established it’s quite easy to operate and create new jobs. The controls are simple, and we appreciate the fact there are not a lot of complex fine-tunings required. Navigation is also easy, and we enjoy the ability to open multiple tabs in the browser to work on multiple projects.
  • The monitoring functionality works well to help track the progress of the jobs, again, without too much complication. In a fast dev environment, speed is essential and we quickly seeing the status/progress of jobs as well as any errors if the jobs fail helps us maintain speed.
  • The web interface is a lot easier to interact with than the client/on-prem version. Putting much of the heavy lifting of interacting with the tool onto the shoulders of the browser makes it easier to keep multiple sessions open and get in/out quickly without having to VPN into the office.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Alteryx

  • Sometimes the desktop version of authoring tool crashes! It's been unstable in the previous versions but gets better. Even if it doesn't crash, it used to be slow or not responding.
  • When running several version of database drivers in local machine or server, it is tricky to set up database connections. Often you have to figure out it by googling the problem and solution. There are not many knowledge bases from Alteryx.
  • Alteryx project file creates .bak file automatically. It is useful to prevent for the purpose of back up, sometimes it's not necessary. But it is not changeable for some reason. By default, it always creates backups.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

  • Incremental jobs can run very slowly on large table updates. Incremental jobs do not work at all for Salesforce.com history tables.
  • No real ability to report on what jobs you have set up or the performance of those jobs (failures, number of records copied, etc.).
  • It is only available within the user interface and you basically have to copy paste it from the browser if you want the information.
Vaibhav Khanna ☁⚡ | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Alteryx

Alteryx 6.5
Based on 14 answers
We've developed a working partnership with Alteryx. As an enablement suite, we're continuing to innovate and deliver great products with use of Alteryx in our solutions. Alteryx use expands to our global product development teams and is in use in multiple parts of our organization. Alteryx also delivers Experian demographic content to other clients in their product offering. We're highly likely to renew, but that decision is way above my pay grade.
Mark Frisch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

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Usability

Alteryx

Alteryx 9.5
Based on 4 answers
I found it very easy to use very quickly. Part of it had to do with the training I received from Alteryx and the other part was how intuitive the tool is out of the box. Highly recommended for analysts especially ones with little code experience. Helpful to build basic code skills.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

No score
No answers yet
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Reliability and Availability

Alteryx

Alteryx 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I use many programs and compared to others, Alteryx virtually never goes down, freezes up or gives an application error. Over a 4 year time period that I have used this program, any of these may have happened 3 times. It is an incredibly stable program that I feel completely confident in.
Dan Chapman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

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Support Rating

Alteryx

Alteryx 9.0
Based on 6 answers
Good support, but could have used more when installing the server. Had a minor issue for a long time that took a lot of work to resolve. Other than that, there has been a lot of free training especially when brining on new designer license holders. Support is good overall.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services 8.0
Based on 6 answers
I've never had trouble getting into contact with Informatica's support for technical help. I give it a nine because it does pretty well for mid to enterprise-scale workflows.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Alteryx

Alteryx 10.0
Based on 2 answers
There is really not much to it (the installation, that is). Once you get it installed, along with any of the add-ons (demographics, R, etc.), you are up and running almost immediately. There is really no additional setup. You can immediately begin blending data, running demographics, performing spatial queries, running predictive analysis, etc. And for many of these functions, the learning curve is quite easy.
Dan Chapman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

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Alternatives Considered

Alteryx

Talend is primarily for data integration and has quite advanced capabilities. But the user has to be more technical. Alteryx makes the process simple and any user can make use of its features.Tableau was a good choice for data visualization. We needed beautiful charts and ways to represent data. Alteryx falls short in this aspect.
Sanket Bharaswadkar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

We were originally given Informatica Cloud as a bundled piece of software with the Salesforce implementation company we signed up for so we didn't do a lot of detailed searching for competitors. Since then we have seen it go against Mulesoft Anypoint and Zapier. Both were good, but Informatica Cloud just worked so much better for everything we are using and was cheaper.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Alteryx

  • Alteryx does an excellent job of integrating consumer and spatial data to calculate and visualize things like locations within a certain drive-time radius.
  • For visualization purposes I had to move the data to excel for some decent graphs.
  • It can become very expensive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

  • One positive ROI is that Informatica Cloud ensures that data is being imported in the same format each and every time so a user can be confident of data integrity.
  • Secondly, being able to match of certain fields prevents record duplication.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Pricing Details

Alteryx

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Alteryx
9.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

Alteryx
6.5
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Usability

Alteryx
9.5
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Reliability and Availability

Alteryx
10.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Support Rating

Alteryx
9.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services
8.0

Implementation Rating

Alteryx
10.0
Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

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