Metadata Management
Top Alation Alternatives and Competitors

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Alation provides an open, powerful, and intelligent data platform that supports a wide variety of metadata management and related applications from search and discovery to data governance to digital transformation. incorporates machine learning to analyze the ways data is used and to identify patterns from those accessing information.

8.0

Composite Score

+86

Emotional Footprint

22

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Best Alternatives and Competitors to Alation

Compare how Alation stacks up to the competition in the areas that matter most to real users to short list options that will best fit your business needs.

MarkLogic

Smartlogic Semaphore

9.3

Composite Score

+98

Emotional Footprint

31

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Compared to Alation, Smartlogic Semaphore is:

Easier to Customize

More Respectful

Better at Integrating

More Innovative

Easier to Implement

More Efficient

Adaptive

Adaptive Governance Enterprise Management (GEM) Solutions

9.1

Composite Score

+97

Emotional Footprint

13

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Compared to Alation, Adaptive Governance Enterprise Management (GEM) Solutions is:

More Respectful

Easier to Customize

More Efficient

More Inspiring

More Caring

More Innovative

Solidatus

Solidatus

8.8

Composite Score

+93

Emotional Footprint

23

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Compared to Alation, Solidatus is:

More Respectful

Easier to Implement

More Innovative

Easier to Customize

More Efficient

Worse at Training

Alex Solutions Pty Ltd

Alex Solutions

8.8

Composite Score

+92

Emotional Footprint

10

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, Alex Solutions is:

Easier to Customize

More Innovative

Better at Integrating

More Efficient

More Respectful

Less Transparent

Collibra NV

Collibra Platform

8.7

Composite Score

+98

Emotional Footprint

20

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, Collibra Platform is:

More Respectful

More Inspiring

More Caring

More Innovative

More Efficient

Less Transparent

Octopai

Octopai

8.6

Composite Score

+97

Emotional Footprint

12

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, Octopai is:

More Respectful

More Innovative

Better at Support

More Efficient

Harder to Use

Less Transparent

Global IDs Inc

Global IDs Data Ecosystem Evolution Platform

8.3

Composite Score

+88

Emotional Footprint

15

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, Global IDs Data Ecosystem Evolution Platform is:

More Respectful

Easier to Customize

Better at Support

More Innovative

Less Reliable

Worse at Training

Informatica LLC

Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog

8.1

Composite Score

+80

Emotional Footprint

16

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is:

More Respectful

Less Reliable

Less Transparent

Less Efficient

Harder to Use

Harder to Customize

Semantic Web Company

PoolParty

8.0

Composite Score

+83

Emotional Footprint

16

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, PoolParty is:

More Respectful

Less Transparent

Less Inspiring

Harder to Use

Less Innovative

Worse at Integrating

Infogix

Data360

6.9

Composite Score

+83

Emotional Footprint

11

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, Data360 is:

More Respectful

Worse at Training

Harder to Implement

Harder to Use

Less Inspiring

Worse at Support

SAP

SAP Information Steward

6.8

Composite Score

+54

Emotional Footprint

16

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, SAP Information Steward is:

Less Reliable

Less Caring

Less Inspiring

Less Transparent

Less Innovative

Worse at Support

Zaloni Inc

Zaloni Arena Platform

6.7

Composite Score

+66

Emotional Footprint

14

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Reviews Say

Compared to Alation, Zaloni Arena Platform is:

Less Caring

Less Efficient

Worse at Support

Less Transparent

Less Reliable

Worse at Training