Data Integration Software in Manufacturing

The manufacturing vertical encompasses some of the most mission-critical and data-intensive production processes, which deploy heavy-duty data analytics and data management systems. The vertical handles data from multiple sources, such as in-factory data, along with analog data, images, raw sensor data, and information churned out from applications inside the factory and other sources, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, manufacturing execution systems, time and attendance logs, supplier information, and various process automation and control systems. Data integration tools can come handy in transforming manufacturing through integrating their solutions with mission-critical applications, such as ERP, Supply Chain Management (SCM), data warehouse applications, and other applications such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Data integration tools for the manufacturing vertical can be used to accelerate the integration of IT, manufacturing, and operational systems. With this, the manufacturers can better forecast product demand and production, understand plant performance across multiple metrics and provide service and support to customers faster. The integration of data across different data sets, systems, and database will be instrumental in gaining greater visibility into supplier quality levels and enabling near accurate prediction of supplier performance over time.

COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING TERMINOLOGY

17 companies offering Data Integration Software in Manufacturing were analyzed, shortlisted and categorized on a quadrant under Visionary Leaders, Innovators, Dynamic Differentiators, and Emerging Companies.

Informatica, Talend, and SAP have been identified as visionary leaders as they have established product portfolios and a robust market presence and business strategy.

Stone Bond, Syncsort, Attunity, Actian, Information Builders, Elasticio and Denodo have been identified as innovators as these vendors have a very focused product portfolio. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall business.

Acxiom, Cloveretl, HVR Software and Bedrock Data have been identified as emerging companies. They do not have very strong business strategies as compared to other established vendors. They might be new entrants and require some more time before gaining significant traction in the market. Boomi, Pentaho and Cisco Systems have been recognized as dynamic differentiators.

Vendor evaluations are based on two broad categories: product offering and business strategy. Each category carries various criteria, based on which vendors have been evaluated. The evaluation criteria considered under product offerings include breadth of offering, delivery, features/functionality, product quality and reliability, and product differentiation. The evaluation criteria considered under business strategy include geographic footprint (on the basis of geographic presence), channel strategy and fit, vision alignment, and effectiveness of growth (on the basis of innovations, partnerships, collaborations, and acquisitions).

VISIONARY LEADERS

Visionary Leaders generally receive high scores for most evaluation criteria. They provide mature and reputable data integration services. They also have strong business strategies. Informatica, Talend, and SAP are the leading players in the data integration software market and are recognized as leaders. These vendors are making their presence felt by offering services that are required by most organizations.

INNOVATORS

Innovators demonstrate substantial product innovation as compared to their competitors. They have a very focused portfolio of data integration software solutions and the potential to build strong business strategies for their business growth to be at par with the leaders. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall business. Stone Bond, Syncsort, Attunity, Actian, Information Builders, Elasticio and Denodo are recognized as innovators. Innovators have been at the forefront in deploying their services based on the clients’ custom software requirements for the niche market.

DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS

Dynamic Differentiators are established vendors with very strong business strategies. However, they are low in the product portfolio. They generally focus on a specific type of technology related to the product.  Boomi, Pentaho and Cisco Systems are recognized as dynamic differentiators.

EMERGING COMPANIES

Acxiom, Cloveretl, HVR Software, and Bedrock Data are recognized as emerging players in the data integration software market. The emerging players are specialized in offering highly niche and tailor-made solutions and services to their clients. They do not have very strong business strategies as compared to other established vendors. They might be new entrants in the market and require some more time before gaining significant market traction.

Last updated on: Oct 23, 2019

Data Integration Software in Manufacturing Quadrant

Comparing 26 vendors in Data Integration Software across 167 criteria.

Find the best Data Integration Software solution for your business, using ratings and reviews from buyers, analysts, vendors and industry experts

EVALUATION CRITERIA

Below criteria are most commonly used for comparing Data Integration Software tools.
  • Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings
    • Tools provided
    • Licenses
    • Services Offered
      • Training support and maintanence services
      • Consulting services
      • Managed Services
      • Other Professional Services
    • Product Offerings
      • Extract, transform and load (ETL)
      • Enterprise data replication (EDR)
      • Data federation / enterprise information integration (EII)
      • Master data management (MDM)
      • Other Applications ( Portfolio Management, Operation Risk Analysis)
  • Product Features and Functionality
    • Processing technique
    • Features offered
      • Batch Integration
      • Data Migration/Conversion (ETL)
      • Exception Reporting and Notification
    • Features
      • Text
      • Image
      • Video
      • Speech/Audio
      • Location
      • Other Product Features offered
    • Architetcure
      • Point-to-Point
      • Hub and Spoke
      • Federated
      • Distributed
  • Delivery
    • Preffered Delivery
      • Full Time Equivalent
      • Subscription / Licensing
      • Per User Basis
    • End users
      • Manufacturing
      • Retail
      • BFSI
      • Healthcare and Life Sciences
      • IT and Telecommunication
      • Governmnet and Defense
      • Media and Entertainment
      • Energy
      • Other End user(s)
    • Deployment Mode
      • On-Premise
      • Hosted / On-Cloud
    • Customer Delivery
      • Delivery - Directly
      • Delivery - Through Partners / Third-Party Vendors / MSSPs
  • Support
    • Level of Support Services
    • Customer Feedback
    • Support services
      • Technical Support
      • Customer Support
      • Sales Support
      • Other Support Services
    • Pre Sales Support
      • Software Requirement Specification (SRS)
      • Product Demos
      • Proof of Concept
      • Dedicated Account Manager (DAM)
    • Prefered Service Delivery Mode
      • On-Site Support
      • Remote Support

TOP VENDORS (17)

  • 1

    In the data integration software market, Informatica provides Informatica PowerCenter, an end-to-end enterprise data integration platform. It enables users to integrate raw, fragment data from disparate sources in realtime, and transform it into valuable business information. The platform provides a wide range of tools and functionalities to meet the diverse requirements of users from different verticals.

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    • Enterprise
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 1993
    • $1BN to $5BN
    • 1,001 to 5,000
  • 2

    Talend provides a single software platform, Talend Data Fabric, which combines the company’s data integration solutions, namely, Talend Data Integration, Talend Big Data Integration, and Talend Open Studio for Data Integration and Cloud Integration, with a common development and management environment. The company’s commercial products are available on the user-based subscription pricing model.

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    • SME
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 2005
    • $51MN to $100MN
    • 501 to 1,000
  • 3

    SAP offers SAP Data Services, a premium product offering to the data integration market. It is a data management software, which offers comprehensive functionalities, such as data integration, cleansing, and maintaining adequate quality of the data. This data integration high-performance software offers ample flexibility to business users, to gain the advantage of the data captured from on-premises, as well as, cloud sources.

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    • Enterprise
    • Weinheim, Germany
    • Founded: 1972
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 75,001 to 1,00,000
  • 4

    Information Builders offers Omni-Gen Data Management and iWay integration suite as a solution in the burgeoning data integration market. The iWay big data integration suite encompasses iWay DataMigrator, iWay Service Manager, and iWay Universal Adapter Framework, which is capable of handling both structured as well as unstructured data. Omni-Gen Data Management offers an interface for Hadoop and Spark data ingestion, transformation, Change Data Capture (CDC), and enrichment and cleaning of big data sources.

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    • SME
    • New York, USA
    • Founded: 1975
    • $101MN to $500MN
    • 1,001 to 5,000
  • 5

    Actian Corporation offers DataConnect, DataCloud, and Business Xchange as its product offerings in the data integration market. Actian Database offers the hybrid integration solution, which makes data integration easy on the cloud, on-premises, and in hybrid environments. The features and capabilities of the software include the Integrated Development Environment (IDE), which is instrumental in capturing, storing, and querying any type of data, such as Structured Query Language (SQL) or No Structured Query Language (NoSQL) using relational objects or embedded databases.

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    • Enterprise
    • Palo Alto, California, United States
    • Founded: 1980
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 101 to 500
  • 6

    Boomi overcomes IT complexity and breaks down data silos by integrating on-premise and cloud application and various data sources and devices with Boomi Integration. The company helps in integrating in the most appropriate location for private or public cloud. It supports all integration needs with the help of real-time assistance, event-based or batch data integration, use cases, or even support for asynchronous processes. The company also helps in managing integration with cloud-hosted management dashboard for a thorough view and reporting on status and process details

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    • Startup
    • Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania, US
    • Founded: 2000
    • Below $10 MN
    • 101 to 500
  • 7

    Denodo Data Integration software is a data virtualization platform, which delivers all data virtualization capabilities on a single platform. Denodo Data Integration software enables users to connect with disparate data sources, define data transformations and combinations according to their business requirements, and deliver data services in real-time to their enterprise platforms. It facilitates data processing capabilities to different categories of users, such as business users with self-service data discovery and search, enterprise architects, and developers.

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    • Startup
    • Palo Alto, California, US
    • Founded: 1999
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 51 to 100
  • 8

    Elasticio hybrid integration platform has a rich library of pre-built connectors for mainstream business applications. Elasticio helps in transforming data between various applications and systems by mapping data into specific fields where the next generation components expect to receive.It helps in detecting inconsistencies in integration workflows to find the source of errors and fix rebelling workflows within short span of time. The company’s hybrid integration platform is easily connected to existing on premise or deployed on premise. The benefit of using Elasticio is that the platform is easily extensible which ensures fast development of new integration components with minimum efforts. elasticcio provides developers with a complete integrated suite of tools and technology that make connecting disparate software easier, less time-consuming and more cost-effective.

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    • Startup
    • Bonn, Germany
    • Founded: 2012
    • Below $10 MN
    • 51 to 100
  • 9

    Attunity provides a number of data integration and related products, namely, Attunity Replicate, Attunity CloudBeam, Attunity Connect, Attunity Gold Client, Attunity Managed FileTransfer, and Attunity RepliWeb. Attunity Replicate is the data replication solution, which provides high-performance data replication and loading, through a user interface. It automates the end-to-end replication process and can be integrated with Apache Kafka APIs to deliver data to HBase, Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB, and other big data platforms, in addition to database, data warehouse, and Hadoop and cloud storage.

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    • SME
    • Massachusetts, US
    • Founded: 1988
    • $51MN to $100MN
    • 101 to 500
  • 10

    Syncsort offers DMX-h as its product offering in the data integration market. The software is designed to collect, prepare, blend, transform, and distribute the data in the minimum time possible. The ETL software allows data to be collected from numerous data sources, which include files, such as JSON, XML, Hadoop HDFS, and databases, such as Greenplus SQL server, Netezza, Oracle, Sybase, and Teradata.

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    • SME
    • New Jersey, USA
    • Founded: 1968
    • $101MN to $500MN
    • 501 to 1,000
  • 11

    Cisco offers Cisco Data Virtualization platform as well as Cisco Information Server (CIS) as its prime offerings to the data integration market. The platform allows organizations to integrate the cloud as well as on-premises data, to gain comprehensive insights from the consolidated data. Cisco’s Cloud Data Virtualization offers easy integration with SaaS applications, such as salesforce.com and IaaS cloud-hosted applications, such as Oracle, eBusiness, and SAP.

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    • Enterprise
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 1984
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 50,001 to 75,000
  • 12

    Pentaho Multithreaded data integration engine scales up and out and includes deployment to clustered and cloud environments. The company’s dynamic and reusable data integration templates enables users to create transformations on the platform. It manages and processes data in on-premises, hybrid and multicloud environments. It effortlessly switches from data-processing engines with in-cluster execution to increase data productivity. It also helps reducing the time needed to provide data models for business users, improving collaboration between business and IT. It helps in reducing development time by using data services to virtualize transformed data and making the data available for reports and applications.

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    • Startup
    • Orlando, Florida, US
    • Founded: 2004
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 51 to 100
  • 13

    The company uses Relational Database integration which is possible using intelligent and patented AppComms. The simple drag and drop interface of Enterprise Enabler provides users with a relational view of existing relational and non-relational databases on any imaginable platform. Stone Bond’s Relational Database AppComms offers the broadest range of integration options which enables users to access to data in operational systems, federate and sync data in warehouses without staging or designing architecture to address the unique information needs of all users.

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    • Enterprise
    • Houston, Texas, United States
    • Founded: 2002
    • 101 to 500
  • 14

    The CloverDX previously known as Cloveretl, differentiates itself from competitors, based on the quality of its products in harmony with outstanding levels of service. The company goes extra mile to make things happen and respond rapidly to requests, never taking its customers for granted. It provides a full set of database readers and writers, JSON, XML and CSV processors, complex field mapping, email parsing, data aggregation, sorting, de-duplication and many other integration components. The technical support and maintenance package offered includes direct access to a dedicated customer portal and support team, who are right next to their developers and data consultants.

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    • Enterprise
    • Prague, Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic
    • Founded: 2002
    • 51 to 100
  • 15

    Bedrock integration starts with selecting from wide range of connectors including HubSpot, Marketo, Pardot, ConnectWise, Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, SugarCRM, Zoho CRM, Pipedrive, Infusionsoft, Cvent and more. It can connect more than two systems at a time and map specific fields including custom fields. It provides the option to leverage object relationships e.g. to pull data from an account to a contact record, which opens data flexibility. It also pairs the data across the system by using uniques identifier for each object type. As new data comes into any connected system, it gets paired using the unique identifier. Unlike native connectors that tend to sync in only one direction, this de-duplication and pairing process works in all directions, keeping data de-duplicated & clean.

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    • Startup
    • Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Founded: 2012
    • 1 to 50
  • 16

    HVR is deployed and consumed as a single solution (All-in-one Box), which comprises multiple features, covering the end-to-end deployment and data monitoring. HVR supports a wide array of heterogeneous sources and targets, which facilitate the replication of data at scale, whether on-premises or over the cloud.

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    • Startup
    • California, US
    • Founded: 2000
    • 1 to 50
  • 17

    Acxiom is a technology and services company that offers the data foundation for the world's best marketers. They permit people based marketing everywhere through a simple, open approach to connecting systems and data that drives seamless customer experiences and higher ROI. They assess omnichannel data sources, formats and systems to ensure the best Open Garden architecture. Their architect solutions for tech stack enables data orchestration that is focused on a specific strategy, budget, and challenges to achieve optimal sustainability and ROI. They help in configuring data environments for true omnichannel identity resolution and activation across apps and platforms. They connect new and existing applications with data environments for efficient data orchestration. They help in optimizing capabilities and performance and enables growth in new data sources, channels and use cases.

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    • Enterprise
    • Conway, Arkansas, United States
    • Founded: 1969
    • $500MN to $1BN
    • 1,001 to 5,000

TOP REVIEWS

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#23 in Data Integration Software

“Good Customer Service"

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This software is great because it syncs data seamlessly between Hubspot and Zoho. Implementation in Bedrock was easy and they made sure customers understood the system and portal before letting to go on our own. What really stands out is their customer service! Bedrock has been extremely helpful in getting syncs to run properly. Whether you need them to help you create a workflow or need them to double check that mappings are correct, they are quick to respond and quick to solve the problem.
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#23 in Data Integration Software

“Easy Implementation "

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Easy & simple integration in cloud and on-premises environment.It is helpful for real-time analytics & Big Data. New added functionality and management features in recent years makes the tool robust and stable replication product. Good timely support .
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#24 in Data Integration Software

“Very Efficient"

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HVR simplifies integration in cloud and on-premises environment for real-time analytics. Data is moved efficiently using functions such as log-based change data capture and compression.
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#24 in Data Integration Software

“Stable solution "

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They offer a good support and call back when there is a issue in regard to implementation.
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#24 in Data Integration Software

“It is awesome"

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HVR is an excellent vendor to work with!! They do an outstanding job with support. HVR is easy to use and has a small foot print