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DataGalaxy VS. Atlan

Why top brands choose DataGalaxy’s SaaS-native platform for enhanced governance and cataloging efforts.

Explore the distinct methodologies of DataGalaxy and Atlan when it comes to metadata management, and gain a clear overview of the business implications of each.

Product comparison

Connect to legacy data stack
Connect to modern data stack
Data Catalog & Business Glossary
Exploratory Data Lineage
Governance responsability & workflows
Modern user interface
Diagramming tool
Lightweight Data Catalog

Service differentiation

Premium service for all customers
Unlimited viewer roles
All-in-one solution
No hidden costs
Deployable on day 1
Easy to maintain
Lightweight Data Catalog

Infrastructure comparison

Available on all clouds
On-Premise deployment
Independent containerization
70+ connectors
Data Quality integration
Uniform Resource Name
Lightweight Data Catalog

Based on 2024 Gartner Peer Insights
and G2 reviews

DataGalaxy 4.9

DataGalaxy is rated higher for ease of use according to Gartner Peer Insights with a rating of 4.9 stars.
DataGalaxy offers a straightforward set-up process, intuitive interface, and pre-built connectors for popular data sources, simplifying data connection and cataloging.

Atlan 4.2

Atlan’s interface is customizable but requires a higher level of technical know-how and lead to a steeper learning curve for new users. 

Due to its customization options, there might be variability in data management practices across different teams, potentially affecting overall data quality and consistency

DataGalaxy 4.9

DataGalaxy offers several collaboration features for teams to work together (tasks, comments) on data-related tasks.
A unique web browser plug-in allows users to comment on and share data assets directly from their web browser.
Integrates with popular collaboration tools such as Slack and Microsoft Teams.

Atlan 4.5

Atlan offers several features for team collaboration, enhancing collective data management efforts.
However the lack of workflow and step by step might definitely slow down the data catalog adoption

DataGalaxy 5

DataGalaxy offers customer support through an online help center, which includes a knowledge base, FAQs, and tutorials.
DataGalaxy’s customer support team is known for being responsive and providing personalized support to customers.
DataGalayx launched a portal for customers (Users Voice) to submit ideas for improvements.

Atlan 4.7

Technical Support Limitations: There are reports from customers of limited support for more technical issues.
Documentation Quality: Users have expressed concerns about the tool’s documentation not being up-to-date or helpful for resolving technical issues.

DataGalaxy 4.9

Cloud native architecture allows for easy scalability with business needs. DataGalaxy can seamlessly adapt to the changing needs of an organization and provides consistent performance even as the data landscape expands

Atlan 4.8

Integration challenges: Users have reported difficulties integrating Atlan with various cloud environments, especially in complex hybrid setups.
Additional Costs: The cloud-based deployment model may lead to extra expenses for organizations with significant data volumes or intricate integration requirements

DataGalaxy 4.9

DataGalaxy offers flexible pricing options for their data catalog solution and offers a quote-based pricing model based on the specific needs of each organization.
Customers mentions that DataGalaxy is considerably more affordable solution according to some customer reviews.

Atlan 4.8

The Atlan Active Metadata Platform pricing information provided below outlines the total costs for different subscription durations, including access for 5 admins and 5 members.
The subscription costs are $120,000 for 12 months, $220,000 for 24 months, and $340,000 for 36 months. Please be aware that additional taxes or fees may apply (source)
Also, additional costs apply for readers and connectors.

Not convinced yet?

Deep dive into the 5 reasons
why DataGalaxy is the preferred choice over Atlan

All-Inclusive connectivity, no extra costs

DataGalaxy stands out in the market by providing an inclusive package that includes all connectors and an unlimited number of readers at no extra charge. This approach is distinct from many competitors who often charge additional fees for each integration. By offering these essential features at no additional cost, DataGalaxy fosters an environment where data can be freely connected and shared.


Complete for data professionals, accessible for all users

DataGalaxy excels in providing a balanced platform that is both comprehensive for technical users and accessible for end users. This dual focus bridges the technical divide, offering robust functionality without compromising on ease of use. DataGalaxy serves a broad audience, effectively democratizing data access and understanding for everyone involved.

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Technical depth, user-friendly experience

DataGalaxy offers a unique feature that others lack: a diagramming tool designed for both technical and business users. We simplify complexity, making data accessible and actionable for everyone. Our platform distinguishes itself by including all users in the data conversation, unlike some solutions that may overlook a broader user base.


Provacative, AI-enhanced security measures

DataGalaxy stands out with its AI-driven security and compliance measures, which are not just tick-box features but central elements of our offering. Unlike generic solutions on the market, our AI/ML technology is specifically tailored to proactively protect your data and ensure compliance with specific organizational standards and regulations.


Expert-led, organization-specific data insights

DataGalaxy’s campaign module stands out by focusing on relevance over sheer volume. Unlike competitors who aim for the most comprehensive data catalog, often resulting in underutilized resources, DataGalaxy prioritizes expert involvement. We ensure that the data is not only well-documented and accurate but also tailored specifically to your organization’s needs.


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“ Thanks to DataGalaxy, we can finally track data end-to-end and identify data ownership. DataGalaxy’s Data Knowledge Catalog has provided so many benefits for our organization, including a fully-documented functional and technical use case, a thorough algorithm library, and a clear identification of ownership between IT, business, data, and BI teams. ”
Emmanuel Dubois Swiss Life Chief Data Officer

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