Data integration is critical to the success of any company that relies on data-driven decision making and business processes. To remain competitive, organizations deploy a Data Integration solution that supports ever-changing business conditions and harnesses technological innovations to facilitate that. The 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools1 report is a valuable reference, providing the latest insights into the strengths and weaknesses of leading vendors.
Business agility mandates an end-to-end agile data integration platform, which rapidly, reliably, and securely integrates data from both traditional and modern data sources to inform effective decision-making and streamlined business processes.
A data integration platform needs to manage small and big, unstructured and structured data:
For the 11th consecutive year, Informatica has been named a leader—appearing highest on the axis for “ability to execute” and farthest to the right on the axis for “completeness of vision.”
“Informatica is focused on providing customers with solutions that enable them to leverage the new era of data and put great data at the center of everything they do in order to make their businesses more successful,” said Amit Walia, executive vice president and chief product officer, Informatica. “We believe that the positioning of Informatica as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools further validates our dominance and leadership in data integration for a hybrid world, across on-premises, big data and cloud. We feel that our recognition in this report reflects the unmatched breadth and depth of Informatica’s metadata-driven data management offerings, for any user, any style and any speed of data integration, and for all data, big or small, structured or unstructured. The 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools represents Informatica’s best positioning yet in this arena and we believe we continue to set the pace for data management innovation and customer success.”
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1Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, Mark A. Beyer, Eric Thoo, Ehtisham Zaidi, Rick Greenwald, 8 August 2016.