SAS DataFlux vs. IBM InfoSphere Information Server

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
SAS DataFlux
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
SAS DataFlux's capabilities handle data profiling, matching, cleansing and monitoring. Capabilities are available as individual products or as a platform. DataFlux competes with Informatica, Trilliium, Ataccama, and SAP Data Quality Management.N/A
InfoSphere
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
IBM InfoSphere is an enterprise grade master data management solution used by over 700 customers. It competes with Oracle's Siebel UCM product and Informatica.N/A
Pricing
SAS DataFluxIBM InfoSphere Information Server
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
SAS DataFluxInfoSphere
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
SAS DataFluxIBM InfoSphere Information Server
Data Source Connection
Comparison of Data Source Connection features of Product A and Product B
SAS DataFlux
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Ratings
IBM InfoSphere Information Server
10.0
5 Ratings
18% above category average
Connect to traditional data sources00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Data Transformations
Comparison of Data Transformations features of Product A and Product B
SAS DataFlux
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Ratings
IBM InfoSphere Information Server
10.0
5 Ratings
17% above category average
Simple transformations00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Complex transformations00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Data Modeling
Comparison of Data Modeling features of Product A and Product B
SAS DataFlux
-
Ratings
IBM InfoSphere Information Server
9.7
5 Ratings
17% above category average
Data model creation00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Metadata management00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Business rules and workflow00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Collaboration00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Testing and debugging00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Data Governance
Comparison of Data Governance features of Product A and Product B
SAS DataFlux
-
Ratings
IBM InfoSphere Information Server
9.5
5 Ratings
14% above category average
Integration with data quality tools00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Integration with MDM tools00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Best Alternatives
SAS DataFluxIBM InfoSphere Information Server
Small Businesses

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Skyvia
Skyvia
Score 9.5 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
InfoSphere
InfoSphere
Score 8.4 out of 10
dbt
dbt
Score 9.5 out of 10
Enterprises
InfoSphere
InfoSphere
Score 8.4 out of 10
SAS/Access
SAS/Access
Score 8.0 out of 10
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User Ratings
SAS DataFluxIBM InfoSphere Information Server
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
SAS DataFluxIBM InfoSphere Information Server
Likelihood to Recommend
SAS
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IBM
It's super terrific with workflow automation. Terrific with data backup and convenient with encryption of data. Reliable with asset management Great to discover virtual servers
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Pros
SAS
  • dfPower Studio connects to virtually any data source, and any dfPower Studio user in any department can use dfPower Studio to profile, cleanse, integrate, enrich, monitor, and otherwise improve data quality throughout the enterprise. dfPower Architect, an innovative job flow builder, enables users to build complex management workflows quickly and logically.
  • DataFlux Integration Server supports the ability to run batch dfPower Studio jobs in a client/server environment.
  • DataFlux Integration Server for SAS additionally enables allows SAS programs to invoke DataFlux batch jobs from a SAS program and allows SAS programs to call a business service that was designed in the dfPower Studio client environment.
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IBM
  • Any source to any target support.
  • ETL flexibility without coding.
  • Extreme data volume processing.
  • Native integration with other Data integration functionalities such as data profiling, data cleansing, metadata management.
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Cons
SAS
  • DataFlux handled all of our data integration needs. It could be considered pricey when compared to Microsoft's bundled SSIS product.
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IBM
  • I would be nice to have a new web development environment for DataStage.
  • Connectivity Packs such as Pack for SAP Application are a little pricey.
  • It is confusing for new developers the possibility of developing jobs using different execution engines such as Parallel or Server.
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Likelihood to Renew
SAS
We are happy with the software and its functionality. As a SAS-shop, DataFlux is a logical choice for complex data integration.
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IBM
  • Scale of implementation
  • IBM techsupport
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Alternatives Considered
SAS
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IBM
DataStage is more robust and stable than ODI The ability to perform complex transformations or implement business rules is much more developed in DS
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Return on Investment
SAS
  • Complex data integration.
  • SAS integration.
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IBM
  • If you don't use all of the product family, it will be expensive. But if you want to plan use all the products and you will position it in the center of your infrastructure ROI will be effective.
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