28 top master data management solutions (part two)

  • August 07 2018, 7:14am EDT
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28 top master data management solutions (part two)

At the recent MDM & Data Governance Summit, held July 11-13 in Chicago, MDM Institute Chief Research Officer Aaron Zornes offered his annual picks for the top vendors in the MDM space. In part one of a two-part series, we looked at the first 14 companies and products named to the list. In part two, here, we examine the remaining 14 products.

PB Spectrum MDM v11

PB Spectrum is a single unified framework for E2E customer data management and analytical solutions, available either as a cloud or SaaS platform. It features natural language search/UI for customer data, customer data visualization and dynamic exploration, and intuitive graph-oriented modeling for complex, connected data. It is strong on data integration, data quality, data federation, governance and analytics.

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Profisee Master Data Maestro v6.1

Profisee offers a configurable web portal for business data stewards and consumers. It features built-in workflow, reporting, analytics and data governance, and provides a strong “Single View” golden record management.

Reltio 2018.1

Reltio offers big data scale w/ multi-model columnar, graph & EDM DB storage for master, relationship and interaction data. It has “Data as a Service” built-in for third party data and for inter-enterprise sharing. It also offers full PaaS to develop data-driven apps w/ mobile UI for business users; machine learning and advanced analytics integrated via Apache Spark; and collaborative curation and governance, ranking, rating and segmentation.

Riversand MDMCenter v8

Riversand offers a cloud-native platform with core apps for PIM, MDM, etc. via a built-in data quality, data governance and data analytics. It has NoSQL data modeling capability supporting multi-entity MDM focus and deep comprehensive PIM functionality.

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SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) v9.0

SAP’s long term strategy is HANA-based services for master data management, data quality, data governance, etc. It offers a flagship MDM hub to replace SAP NW MDM. It is a predefined and extensible data model, with proven high-end performance via HANA, and prebuilt and flexible workflows.


SAS offers a graduated approach to MDM – from data quality to data governance to MDM. It features quick time-to-value, with no per-record or per-domain charges; integrated DQ (incl entity resolution) and quality knowledge DBs + SAS Visual Analytics & Reporting and shared metadata with other SAS analytics.

Semarchy xDM v4.4

Semarchy offers strong multi-domain, multi-style support and has an integrated platform providing all critical MDM functionality – including classical MDM functionality typically found only in mega-vendor hubs. It has enterprise scalability – including on-premise, cloud and hybrid platforms, and offers hyper-productivity features for data stewards.

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Software AG webMethods OneData v10.1

Software AG offers a fully integrated multi-domain product, which features multiple architectural styles & use cases in one instance; agile data modelling, dynamic domain linkage; sophisticated, governed hierarchy management; and a full lifecycle within the data governance framework.

Stibo Systems STEP Trailblazer 8.2

Stibo offers deep functionality for MDM with a product that is comprehensive and well integrated (product, supplier, party/customer, location, digital assets). If offers scalability – In-memory for high perforance rollout in complex, high volume situation, and a strong progress developing customer MDM functionality.

Talend Enterprise MDM v6.4

Talend offers an XML-based MDM product with non-intrusive SOA. It provides multi-entity MDM support – customers, suppliers, products, organization, employees; and commercial open source expertise and business model for open source data integration.

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Teradata MDM 4.0.1

Teradata provides a single code base for multi-domain analytical and operational MDM & RDM. It’s strong offerings are in the areas of RDM and hierarchies bundled with MDM. If features full lifecycle and process flows for multi-entity support; consolidated EDW & MDM platform and focus on RDM for DW; and integration with Teradata DB, Profiler, Customer Interaction Manager, Hadoop et al.


TIBCO offers a product with operational and collaborative MDM; full lifecycle and process flows for multi-domain support and reference data; multi-hub, multi-application MDM w/ templates for many domains; integrated (Trillium) data discovery and data quality; MDM Analytics for business users (SpotFire); and intelligent MDM-integrated search (Netrics).

Vinculum Vin MDM

Vinculum provides multi-domain MDM via the cloud. It features multi-tenant architecture – manufacturing, retail, distribution and hospitality; has flexible deployment modes/ architecture; and provides full lifecycle and process flows for multi-domain support and reference data.

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VisionWare MultiVue v5

VisionWare offers analytical-capable and operational-focused MDM. It is multi-domain – including people, property and assets. The product features sophisticated, yet well-packaged core MDM functionality – e.g., DB partitioning, web services, BPM and automation; and has a product suite with dedicated modules – Match, Cleanse & Merge/Verify & Enrich/Steward-focused Governance and Automation/ Visualize Data Insights/ CRM Plug Ins.