In an earlier post, we were focusing on listing the best iPaaS vendors. We also did a blog on the 25 great EDI service providers that many of our readers found extremely useful, and a blog outlining all the essential aspects that should be considered while choosing an iPaaS platform for your business. Now, we decided to list some awesome data integration vendors that have the tools and the resources to help companies of all sizes with their complex and unique data integration challenges.
If we’ve missed anyone that should have made a list, please drop us a line, and we will revise this article.
In the case of all companies, we looked at the data integration solutions that the data integration providers offer, as well as some technical details when public information has been available. You will also find the links to all vendors’ websites so that you can get in touch with them for a free trial or a demo.
Actian offers a variety of solutions and products for data management, data integration, and analytic databases.
For data integration, they have four products available right now:
- Data Connect: a tool is for fast and seamless integrations.
- Data Cloud: a tool for hybrid integrations to connect cloud and on-premise applications to enable the information flow between them.
- Business Xchange: a tool for fully managed B2B integration service.
- PointConnect: a tool for point-to-point integration
All products are described in details on Actian’s website, so if any of these are interesting for you, you should go ahead. Besides the web site, Actian has a lot of data sheets, white papers, and ebooks around data integration that you may find interesting.
Adeptia was also featured in our EDI blog a while ago, and the company definitely needs to be on this data integration provider list, too.
Adeptia offers a solution specifically for customer data integration. According to Adeptia, they can significantly shorten the deployment time from the typical 8 to 18 weeks by replacing custom coding and manual data entry with its “configure, don’t code” approach of Adeptia Connect. The benefits are clear: it will be easier for your customers to send you their data, you will receive all the data in your preferred data format to your systems, and you can completely remove manual work needed.
Boomi is one of the most known vendors from the list, and for years they have been leaders in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for iPaaS.
Boomi’s data integration platform helps iPaaS buyers to simplify and speed their data integrations using the Boomi AtomSphere. Developers can use it to develop, test, and quickly deploy integrations. The tool also provides users with process logs to manage and monitor the activity of your data integration solutions.
Besides Boomi, Informatica is another leader on the Gartner magic quadrant for integration. Whether your data is in multi-cloud or on-premises, Informatica’s hybrid data integration products can be suitable for you. The tool can help you with challenging and straightforward integrations, and high performance and reliability are guaranteed.
Informatica offers the following data integration products:
- Advanced Data Transformation
- Connectors (PowerExchange)
- B2B Data Exchange
- Informatica Integration Hub
- Enterprise Data Catalog
5. Information Builders
Information Builders’ Data Management Platform, the Omni-Gen™ Integration Edition is a tool for accessing data across all systems and application from all your stakeholders. This way you can eliminate data silos and have real-time information at your disposal that you can use to optimize your processes.
The platform supports new integration trends, such as big data integration or Internet of Things (IoT) integration.
Source: Information Builders
The Omni-Gen™ Integration Edition includes the iWay Big Data Integrator that helps to integrate “traditional” data with mobile information, social media data, or sensor data.
6. Hitachi Vantara
Hitachi Vantara’s Pentaho Data Integration solution helps users to combine their data from different sources and harmonize and cleanse it for the best possible quality.
Source: Hitachi's Pentaho Data Integration
If you want to know more about this product, you should head to their website and start your 30-day trial to test the power of the tool yourself.
Jitterbit helps you to simplify the complexity of data integrations so that you can better utilize information for business intelligence. Jitterbit offers an easy-to-use visual interface and wizard-driven tools so that even a business analyst can design, deploy and manage data integrations. Jitterbit provides its users with ETL and data integration solutions. Jitterbit also has connectivity to all major enterprise applications.
The Liaison iPaaS + Data Management, ALLOY, provides application integration so that you can gather information from different sources and harmonize the data format and clean the data before it would reach its final destination.
Besides this solution, Liaison has a variety of tools and products with precise descriptions.
Mulesoft is probably the most well-known vendor from all the others on this list and Mulesoft has also been leading the market for several years according to Gartner.
Previously, we’ve written an article on comparing iPaaS providers dividing them into leaders and challengers. If you want to read a more detailed analysis of Mulesoft’s tool, make sure you read it.
Mulesoft offers solutions for customer data integration (CDI), as well as Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) methods for Master Data Management (MDM). The Mulesoft Anypoint Platform helps enterprises to simplify their data integrations so they can communicate across databases and applications. The Anypoint Platform offers specific components, such as:
- Anypoint Connectors
- Mule as an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) – an open source integration platform
- Anypoint Studio
- Anypoint Enterprise Security
The Oracle Data Integrator is a comprehensive data integration platform that provides solutions for all data integration requirements, such as integrating big data, handling batch processes, or SOA-enabled data services.
SnapLogic’s SnapLogic eXtreme supports organizations to move to a completely managed data architecture. It has 450+ pre-built connectors to help with integrating structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data from multiple data sources. SnapLogic’s Enterprise Integration Cloud platform can integrate data from endpoints, such as data warehouses, APIs, or applications.
Talend’s data integration products are like a modern ETL. Using Talend’s data integration and management tools you will be able to quickly and cost-effectively connect all your data. Talend’s data integration software has an open and scalable architecture.
You can compare the different editions of Talend’s data integration products by clicking on the picture below:
TIBCO acquired ScribeSoft a couple of months ago. Now TIBCOScribe offers cloud services for application and data integration. Whether you need a cloud-based integration platform (iPaaS) or an on-premises one, Scribe can be the tool for you. You will be able to connect disparate applications and enable the seamless flow of real-time information across them.
TIBCOScribe has no-code interfaces to accelerate enterprise application integration (EAI) projects by empowering even your business analyst with tools and skills to create integrations.
Workato is a great product both for your business and IT so they can collaborate to automate business-critical processes across your organization. With the help of Workato’s platform, you can automate Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, Customer Support, or Business Operations processes by choosing from the 150,000+ data integration recipes that Workato offers.
Youredi offers fully managed data integration solutions utilizing Youredi’s integration platform as a service (iPaaS).
In practice, this means that you don’t need to have an internal IT team to build your integration solutions for you, Youredi’s Professional Services team will help you to come up with the solution, they will develop, test, deploy, and maintain this on your behalf. This way your team won’t need to get an iPaaS training and our teams can rapidly create your solutions. Outsourcing the complete data integration process also lowers the prices of the data integration solution.