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IBM InfoSphere Information Server

6.5 /10
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IBM InfoSphere Information Server
6.5 /10

What is IBM InfoSphere Information Server?

IBM InfoSphere Information Server is IBM's market-leading information integration platform that helps you understand your data, cleanse, monitor, transform and deliver data , and to collaborate to bridge the gap between business and IT. InfoSphere Information Server provides massively parallel processing (MPP) capabilities to deliver a highly scalable and flexible integration platform that handles all data volumes, big and small.

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IBM InfoSphere Information Server Ratings

Real user data aggregated to summarize the product performance and customer experience.
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76 Likeliness to Recommend

96 Plan to Renew

81 Satisfaction of Cost Relative to Value


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Emotional Footprint Overview

+74 Net Emotional Footprint

The emotional sentiment held by end users of the software based on their experience with the vendor. Responses are captured on an eight-point scale.

How much do users love IBM InfoSphere Information Server?

8% Negative
25% Neutral
67% Positive

Pros

  • Reliable
  • Efficient Service
  • Respectful
  • Trustworthy

Cons

  • Less Transparent

Feature Ratings

Average 75

Data Virtualization

81

iPaaS

79

Exception Handling and Notifications

78

Administrative Features

78

Data Quality Profiling and Cleansing

77

Data Security

77

API Management and Orchestration

77

Multi Channel Support

75

Synchronization and Replication

74

Batch Integration

74

Metadata Management

74

Vendor Capability Ratings

Average 76

Ease of Customization

88

Ease of IT Administration

88

Availability and Quality of Training

84

Usability and Intuitiveness

79

Quality of Features

77

Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

73

Ease of Data Integration

72

Business Value Created

66

Vendor Support

64

Breadth of Features

59

Ease of Implementation

48

IBM InfoSphere Information Server Reviews

Tristan Iñaki W.

  • Role: Student Academic
  • Industry: Education
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Jul 2022

Robust data integration tool

Likeliness to Recommend

10 /10

What differentiates IBM InfoSphere Information Server from other similar products?

A highly engineered simultaneous framework, accessible both on-premises and in the cloud, is used by IBM Infosphere. Enhanced data administration and corporate connections are provided by this scalable platform. Both on dispersed and traditional infrastructures, it combines data sets, particularly big data that is both at rest or in motion. Additionally, it provides the least restrictive access control policies, which is what most tools lack. User interface is incomparable.

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

It is a really captivating piece of workflow management solutions. It is fantastic with simple adjustment, settings, and encryption techniques. Additionally, it is excellent for data backup and practical for encrypting data as well as ependable for investment management and excellent for finding virtual servers. Data management and reading Using data from outdated Excel files to generate reports is a useful capability that also helps with data transfer.

What do you dislike most about this product?

When there are technical difficulties, it takes a while for the data to download, which wastes a great amount of time. Its obsolete parallel processing design, occasionally subpar efficiency and difficult replication procedure is a biggest dislike. Additionally, there aren't many places where users may discuss the tool's difficulties.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

As far as how we have used it, we can state that it effectively manages our big quantity of data, and we are no longer concerned at all about managing data. It enables the integration of data from many systems as well as the analysis and improvement of the data's integrity.

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Reliable
  • Unique Features
  • Effective Service

Barnaby B.

  • Role: Industry Specific Role
  • Industry: Other
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Jul 2022

Fantastic software for all kind of data management

Likeliness to Recommend

10 /10

What differentiates IBM InfoSphere Information Server from other similar products?

The feature of Infosphere that I appreciate best is its SaaS delivery of total versatility. Although some concurrent engine tweaking is necessary, balancing is virtually entirely automatic. Using connectors URL values directly on the connectivity stage, new features simply dragging and dropping can fix a problem.

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

It makes it possible to combine data from numerous urban and business platforms. It is an interdepartmental platform for integrating data extraction, transformation, and uploading. We like and value native integration with additional data integrating functions like data profiling, data cleaning, and directory services. It has excellent data derivation capabilities and can manage massive amounts of data.

What do you dislike most about this product?

The option of creating jobs utilizing several execution engines, such as parallel or servers, might be perplexing for inexperienced developers. Beginning and restarting the DataStage services is sometimes necessary to address metadata problems. Although it is an expensive and dependable instrument, upgrading it will undoubtedly require IBM's assistance.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

It is a really strong platform that solves our complicated business difficulties. It is scalable, trustworthy, and has an auto-healing option. The fact that we can synchronize my data as many times as we like is the nicest aspect. It offers remarkable versatility with conventional and non-relational databases. It significantly reduced the management time required for the implementation phase.

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Trustworthy
  • Effective Service

Stella W.

  • Role: Information Technology
  • Industry: Technology
  • Involvement: IT Development, Integration, and Administration
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Nov 2021

Robust data integration tool

Likeliness to Recommend

7 /10

What differentiates IBM InfoSphere Information Server from other similar products?

This is a robust and flexible ETL tool that uses data from different sources that can include relational databases, external data sources, business applications, among others. The ability to extract and transform data is versatile and greatly facilitates business analysis. It is a scalable, versatile and high performance tool.

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

It is very efficient and reliable to process large amounts of data. Provides a lot of flexibility to connect to relational and non-relational databases. The use of metadata for analysis and maintenance generates optimal results. It is easy to view and edit the content of the repository. It allows the implementation of data validation rules, without any complications.

What do you dislike most about this product?

Its cost is high. It is necessary to have a broad handling and mastery of the algorithms for understanding, knowledge and use to the full.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

This tool allows access to a wide variety of data sources, which significantly improve their analysis, development and transformation. I recommend its implementation.

Pros

  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Trustworthy
  • Respectful