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DataGalaxy VS. Informatica

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

Explore the distinct methodologies of DataGalaxy and Informatica 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
Legacy Data Catalog

Services differentiation

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

Infrastructure differentiation

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

Based on 2024 Gartner PeerInsights
and G2 reviews

DataGalaxy 4.9

DataGalaxy offers a straightforward set-up process, intuitive interface, and pre-built connectors for popular data sources, simplifying data connection and cataloging.
The guided onboarding process helps users to get started quickly, reducing the learning curve.

Informatica 3.5

Ease-of-Use Ratings: On Software Advice, Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud has an ease-of-use rating of 3.5/5​​. (Source)
On Capterra, it received ease of use ratings of 3.7/5 and 4.2/5 in two different sections​​. (Source)

DataGalaxy 4.9

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

Informatica 4.3

Informatica offers a web-based client tool called Informatica Analyst which is designed for business users to collaborate on projects within an organization.
This tool can be used by business analysts for collaborating on data integration projects​ (Source)

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.

Informatica 4.3

Although informatica support team is acknowledged as being competent, some users on Gartner have mentioned that it can be difficult to schedule time with support specialists for implementation support (source)
Service & Support Rating: On Gartner, Informatica has received a service & support rating of 4.3 out of 5 (source)

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

Informatica 4

The cloud-based deployment model of Informatica 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
Provides a quote-based pricing model based on the specific needs of each organization
Appears to be a considerably more affordable solution according to some customer reviews.
Free readers and connectors

Informatica 4

According to a listing on Capterra, Informatica has one pricing plan, but the details regarding the cost are not provided. There isn’t a free trial available, but there is a free version of some sort offered by Informatica (Source)
Informatica has introduced Volume Tier Pricing as part of their IPU model. This allows customers to pre-commit to a usage level that suits their workloads and needs, with the flexibility to scale as demand increases. (Source)

Not convinced yet?

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

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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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.


Premium customer service, for all

DataGalaxy sets a new standard in customer service, providing top-tier support equally to all clients, without the tiered service levels often seen with competitors. Our approach ensures that every user, regardless of their level of investment, receives the same care and attention, ensuring a uniform and high-quality customer experience.


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.


Proactive, 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.


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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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