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Enterprise Data Catalog

Discover and inventory data assets across your organization.

Overview

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Key Features

Connect and catalog any data asset

Automatic scanning to discover and catalog assets across on-premises, cloud, big data, and BI platforms, and across structured and unstructured data types.

Associate business terms to technical assets

Eliminate tedious manual associations of business glossary terms to technical data assets through AI-powered automatic association of business glossary terms

Enterprise Scale

Scan and index metadata, discover and profile, and compute detailed lineage, all at big data scale—and even behind firewalls.

AI-assisted collaboration

Harness the combined power of human expertise, social curation such as ratings and reviews, and AI-driven insights to automate data curation and enhance user experience.

End-to-end data lineage

Get complete tracking of data movement, including column/metric-level lineage and detailed impact analysis.

Open APIs

Leverage metadata APIs to easily integrate into your environment and consume catalog content anywhere.

Data relationships and recommendations

Quickly identify related tables, views, domains, and reports. See intelligent data recommendations based on column similarity and inferred domains.

Plug-in for Tableau

Discover and understand data in context based on lineage and intelligent metadata —all within Tableau reports.

Enterprise Data Catalog Public Cloud Support

Enterprise Data Catalog on Amazon Web Services

Get the same on-premises experience with the advantages of the cloud by hosting Enterprise Data Catalog on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Enterprise Data Catalog on Microsoft Azure

Get a complete view of your data assets and get an on-premises experience in the cloud by hosting Enterprise Data Catalog on Microsoft Azure.

Customer Success Stories

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RAILINC

Railinc Fast-Tracks Railway Operations using Self-Service Data.

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MATTEL

Mattel, a multinational toy manufacturing company, uses an intelligent data catalog to advance its data-driven transformation.

Get the Most From Your Data

Enterprise Data Catalog helps you build a strong, flexible foundation to power your data-driven transformation initiatives.
Here are a few examples:

Enhancing Data Quality

Enterprise Data Catalog helps you discover where critical trusted data is within your enterprise. You’ll get clear information about meaning, usage, and business context, helping you develop a deep understanding of your data before applying data quality rules. Data lineage and impact analysis capabilities provide the visibility and control you need to manage change and reduce errors.

Cataloging for Cloud

Every cloud migration journey requires a deep understanding of your data landscape: what data you have, where it’s coming from, and what it impacts. Enterprise Data Catalog delivers that view as part of a strategic approach to cloud migration that provides comprehensive data visibility and minimizes disruption as cloud initiatives evolve. .

Supporting Data Integration Efforts

Enterprise Data Catalog delivers data visibility with business context, which fosters business-IT collaboration and facilitates agile prototyping and development of data integration pipelines. Graphical views of lineage, data flows, and impact analysis help business users easily discover and better understand your data.

Identifying and Classifying Master Data

Enterprise Data Catalog helps you identify and classify master data about customers, products, suppliers, employees, and more—including prioritizing the sources that supply your master data. Metadata-based profiling provides insight into data accuracy and completeness, making it easier to plan MDM initiatives and support self-service.

Increasing the Power of Analytics

Whether your next-generation analytics needs involve self-service capabilities or cloud data lakes, you must discover your data before you prepare it. Informatica has what you need: ingest, integrate, and enrich your data with Informatica Big Data Management; find, discover, and classify the data with Enterprise Data Catalog; then prepare your data with Enterprise Data Preparation.

Powering Data Governance at Scale

Successful data governance depends on knowing what data you have, where it is located, where it’s coming from, what the quality is, and how it's being used. Enterprise Data Catalog and its AI-driven insights help automate data discovery and cataloging processes so you can keep up with the ever-increasing volume of data. You can get visibility into all data—no matter where it resides—along with the critical business context you need to make informed decisions about data governance.