Devart Excel Add-ins vs. TIBCO Data Virtualization

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Devart Excel Add-ins
Score 8.6 out of 10
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Devart Excel Add-ins allow you to use Excel capabilities to import, process, and analyze data from cloud applications and relational databases. The Excel Add-ins also allow users to make data changes and then save those changes back to the data source they were originally imported from.
$119.95
TIBCO Data Virtualization
Score 8.5 out of 10
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TIBCO Data Virtualization is an enterprise data virtualization solution that orchestrates access to multiple and varied data sources and delivers the datasets and IT-curated data services foundation for nearly any solution.N/A
Pricing
Devart Excel Add-insTIBCO Data Virtualization
Editions & Modules
Standard Edition
$119.95
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Devart Excel Add-insTIBCO Data Virtualization
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Small Businesses
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Medium-sized Companies
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Score 8.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
Devart Excel Add-insTIBCO Data Virtualization
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
8.2
(43 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
6.3
(3 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
6.3
(5 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(20 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.9
(21 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.4
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
3.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Devart Excel Add-insTIBCO Data Virtualization
Likelihood to Recommend
Devart
Devart Excel Add-ins is really good for data comparison of one database table against another database table. There are plenty of times where the business users need help understanding with their Power BI data models are not connecting correctly and I use this tool to break down the differences between the tables they are trying to connect.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
TIBCO Data Virtualization is well suited for customers who are challenged to deal with extracting data from dozens of different sources and systems, and do not have the time and liberty to hire data engineers and/or ETL developers to write dozens or hundreds of complex ETLs. However, there are situations where TIBCO Data Virtualization severely underperforms, and those are where we are dealing with large volumes of data, in tera bytes or peta byte scale system. For example, a messaging queue which sends 200 million messages every hour will choke TIBCO Data Virtualization if the technology is chosen to route the data.
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Pros
Devart
  • Devart Excel Add-in supports connectivity with various databases - which really helps to customize and massage data.
  • Since data is available in cloud, it is easily accessible everywhere.
  • It can also be integrated with SSIS components making it possible to resolve complex problems.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
  • Connecting to different data silos and presenting the data as a singled unified layer of data.
  • Exposing data to Technical and non technical users through Web UI or reporting tools
  • Secured exposure of data as web services.
  • Row level and column level data security
  • Multi tenancy data security.
  • Real time data by connecting to the operational databases
  • Historical data generation
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Cons
Devart
  • The data pump feature breaks sometimes
  • The profile usage monitoring is slow
  • The event profiler is delayed
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TIBCO Software Inc.
  • Performance of TDV Studio (its own IDE) is poor.
  • Performance of TDV repository database is rather poor for larger numbers of objects .(Note: We have approx. 9tsd objects introspected in TDV and approx. 20tsd objects generated in upper DV layers.)
  • Propagation of privileges to parent/child dependencies does not work when applying recursively on a folder. (It's a huge setback when working with large number of objects organized semantically into subfolders.)
  • Lack of command line client interface for scripting at the time of version 8.4 (I had to write my own CLI.)
  • TDV Studio does an absolutely horrible job with its own code editors when indentation is in place. Also, the editor is brutally slow and feature-poor.
  • Tracking privileges on the level of table/view columns causes occasional problems when regranting.
  • TDV's stored programs ("SQL scripts" in their own terminology) compiler leaves out many syntactic and semantic checks, making them hugely prone to run-time errors.
  • TDV Server's REST API is a very poor (in terms of features) and flawed cousin to its SOAP API (at the time of version 8.4).
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Likelihood to Renew
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
It is useful for us to see the data and do analysis. Also we use it to generate reports and see trends or gather insights
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Usability
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
TDV's interface is a bit dated and not entirely intuitive. Would recommend some UX design review as the interface leaves a bit to be better understood to be used by users without inherent knowledge of Tibco. Overall I'd suggest more improvement here to ensure usability by a lesser tech audience.
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Reliability and Availability
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
We have never encountered issues where it was unavailable when we needed it.
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Performance
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
This product's performance is very consistent. It is extremely rare for templates to fail. I've been using this software for 5 years and find it to be both simple and powerful. The impact within the company has been very positive as different processes in different areas, such as data analysis, development, and integrations, have been improved, and, best of all, it has not affected the users. Various systems with which it is connected in order to obtain information.
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Support Rating
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
On a few occasions I have asked TIBCO technical support for help because I have adapted perfectly to their tools, but in those few that I have communicated with their technical team I have received personalized, attentive, responsible attention and I am always assisted by an expert staff the topic. A TIBCO technical support technician spent more than an hour helping me to solve a problem in the initial stage of implementation in my department and this is something that I always appreciate.
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Online Training
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
The training was helpful. I was able to understand how to use TIBCO for the data load process that we implemented and how to perform various troubleshooting steps based on the training I received. The technician was thorough and took the time to answer any questions. Once we were shown how to use TIBCO in the test environment, we were able to configure the production environment ourselves.
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Implementation Rating
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
Other vendors have clearer, more visual implementation documentation. We also did not have our data architect and and server administrator available full-time for implementation. In the future, we will secure the necessary internal resources.
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Alternatives Considered
Devart
Devart Excel stacks up very well against its alternatives. It has significant advantages as it keeps getting an update. Features are very much suitable for smaller organizations. For larger organizations the features cannot be used directly because of the size of the company and more native requirements of IT software requirements.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
We did not need to evaluate another technology in the same category for data virtualization, since we are 100% sure of the capabilities and benefits that we would have with TIBCO Data Virtualization, both for market positioning as well as success stories from other companies. great renown worldwide. From the first day of use, it meets our needs to provide the expected solutions.
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Scalability
Devart
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TIBCO Software Inc.
Good scaling
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Return on Investment
Devart
  • The data compare option saves our dev team a lot of time
  • The documenter feature is nice to use for explaining table definitions
  • The event profiler is great for usage metrics
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TIBCO Software Inc.
  • We took spreadsheets that took hours a month to update and made them update automatically using TDV, saving hours a month of analyst time
  • The incremental cost of TDV relative to straight spotfire licensing made it a no-brainer due to the ease of data management
  • We continue to automate legacy business processes in TDV, saving time all over the organization.
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