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Dataloader.io

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Score 4.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Dataloader.io

Dataloader is an incredible asset for a large organization or an organization that has a robust Salesforce environment. Specifically, Dataloader has allowed our sales team to focus on driving sales while our operations team can load the data they need in a manner that allows for robust reporting and tracking on our sales process. Organizations with less robust Salesforce environments or Salesforce environments in which many people are expected to maintain their own information likely do not need Dataloader.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

If your environment is clean and well organized, but at the same time has many application domains with their own data sources, Informatica MDM can be a really good factor in maintaining "single points of truth" for all this data. However, the more application domains you have, the less "clean" your environment becomes. If your application domain landscape consists of multiple technologies (C#, Oracle, JAVA, web-based, windows services, console apps, third-party tools, etc), your environment becomes a real nightmare to maintain unless you implement a service-oriented approach. And this is where Informatica MDM fails completely since it promotes a "point to point" scenario. At least this is my experience. It could be that Informatica MDM supports a service-oriented approach, but I have not seen this. I could be that the developers in my organization who have expert Informatica MDM knowledge are just more "point to point" oriented. But even if that is the case, it's a valid argument against Informatica MDM, since it's already hard enough to find developers who are dedicated to this product, it becomes impossible to find SOA oriented developers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Dataloader.io

  • Extracting Salesforce attachments in original file format! I do not know of a tool that can do this better, or more efficiently! This is a huge benefit to companies that would like to extract attachments from Salesforce for tasks like data migrations.
  • Cross-object data extract within one file. You can pull data from related objects as long as there is a populated lookup from the object you are extracting, to another object (Child or Parent).
  • UI is simple and requires very little to no training. Given the acquisition of Mulesoft by Salesforce, I would not be surprised if DataLoader.IO is rolled out as the new global data loading tool for Salesforce.
Samuel Kephart ☁ | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

  • Gather data.
  • Manage data.
  • Present data to the user.
  • Correlate data.
  • Data manipulation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Dataloader.io

  • Update option is being rarely used, unsure about the difference between upsert and update.
  • Always get errors when setting the batch API as a large number.
  • Sometimes I get loading errors when the number of records that need to be loaded is large.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

  • Mapping within the tool can be difficult. But that is slated for upgrade with the next version.
  • Many detailed screens for the developer interface. This makes it hard to find options sometimes.
  • Address validation sometimes leads to incorrect results. This is my biggest issue with the product.
Brian Randolph | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Dataloader.io

Dataloader.io 8.9
Based on 5 answers
It is easy to use and doesn't require a security token, so I enjoy using it. It also doesn't require any download or installation, which is sometimes a blocker to gettingthings done if the company has limits. also, the dataloader.io is easy for other people to pick up, so others can have visibility into the data jobs that have occurred
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Dataloader.io

Dataloader.io 8.4
Based on 12 answers
Dataloader.io can be a useful tool for admins to have. It will save you time and do a decent job, but you always need to double check the mappings. Install can be tedious. The UI could be better for sure.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Dataloader.io

Dataloader.io 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Dataloader is made for updating, inserting, and deleting of contacts. For these operations this tool is excellent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Dataloader.io

Dataloader.io 7.1
Based on 12 answers
The utility itself is very self-explanatory and has enough information to guide you through the process. It has an intuitive experience for those familiar with data loading/exporting utilities. Outside of this, they have a Zendesk help center to log support requests and provide documentation to help guide you troubleshoot any issues that may be occurring.
Rich Beliveau | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

Informatica MDM 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I'm not sure since I never used support. My colleagues never had any issues with it, therefore my rating would be an 8 with a certain range of uncertainty.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Dataloader.io

Dataloader.io has everything we need, all in one package. Whether someone is on PC or Mac, it doesn't matter. The fact that Dataloader.io lives inside of our Salesforce org makes it very convenient for users to navigate to the platform and use it. The ability to export to CSV also allows for cross-departmental collaboration for users outside of Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

Less expensive then the competitors, modules are self-sustained and able to function directly. It involves less coding, and a lot of things can be done in house!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Dataloader.io

  • HUGE time saving. When we need to clean or review data, we used to have to do it line by line. This can do the work within excel and make cleanup/management an afternoons work as opposed to a week.
  • Rollback what you did/change/deleted is relatively simple if you remember to back up the data you are manipulating.
Kurt Johansen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica MDM

  • Informatica MDM allowed for a faster standup of our Salesforce environment.
  • Informatica MDM provided a means to keep our multiple source systems synchronized.
  • Informatica MDM can be pricey but is definitely a leader in the space.
Brian Randolph | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Dataloader.io

General

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

Informatica MDM

General

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

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