30 top master data management products
At the recent MDM and Data Governance Summit in San Francisco, MDM Institute Chief Research Director Aaron Zornes released his listing of top product providers in the master data management space. Here are 30 top products evaluated by the MDM Institute and some of their main features.
Ataccama Master Data Center v10.2
This is a multi-domain MDM product that includes full data quality functionality, the MDM Institute notes. It is robust, scalable with high performance. It features metadata driven UI with advanced hierarchy management capabilities and strong matching and identity management capability.
Dell Boomi MDM
This product offers significant support for next-generation MDM, including multi-domain, R/T synch, bi-directional flow and data enrichment, the MDM Institute says. It features the integration of three key technologies: MDM, data integration and API management, all of which are tightly coupled and provide
consistent UX, ease of use and reduced training time.
Enterworks Enable v8.2
This product features XML based MDM architecture and enables complex and custom data models without development, according to the MDM Institute. It offers deep PIM functionality and reference data and robust workflow/business process management engine.
IBM InfoSphere MDM v11.5
This product features the integration of four best-of-breed platforms, and provides strong near real-time processing with business services, MDM app toolkit and BPM Express, the MDM Institute says. It features strong offerings in big data governance and reference data management, and real-time probabilistic search/match accuracy, scalability and performance.
IBI Omni-Gen 2.2
This product features multi-domain MDM plus unified data integration/quality and Omni-Payer and Omni-Patient, the MDM Institute explains. It features real-time data integration, including process-level integration with Oracle and SAP.
Informatica MDM 10.2
This product features modular end-to-end MDM from platform to apps, the MDM Institute says. It features pre-built, configurable MDM-based apps and has higher performance and scalability. It features multiple deployment capabilities on-premise, in the cloud, in a hybrid cloud environment, plus with Cloud MDM.
Innovative Systems Inc. Synchronos
This product features multi-domain MDM for operational or decision support, whether cloud, on-premise or hybrid, the MDM Institute notes. It is easy to use and maintain, and involves minimal cost, resources and risk through.
Magnitude MDM v10
This product features time-to-value/ROI ranging from simple to complex relationship management, according to the MDM Institute. It has a multi-entity via flexible model-driven approach and offers broad use case support, including reference data management, hierarchy management and centralized
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 MDS
This product offers strong customer, product, financial, supplier, employee, KPI, etc. features, the MDM Institute says. It features hierarchy management, tight integration with SQL Server Integration Services for ingesting data and DQS for cleansing and matching, and data governance, with entity level ability to manage business rules via email, custom action or workflows.
Neo Technology Neo4j v3.1.1
This product offers Native Graph DB for do-it-yourself MDM, and is complementary to classic MDM hubs, the MDM Institute says. It handles complex relationships and related analytics, and as data models evolve, is easier to expand dynamically versus RDBMS.
Oracle Customer Data Hub
This is a multi-entity platform that has now been sunsetted, the MDM Institute explains. It features a multi-entity platform, trading community architecture, and mid-market references.
Oracle Customer Data Management Cloud
This is a cloud-only, subscription-based SaaS platform, but can be run on premise via Oracle’s Cloud Machine, the MDM Institute explains. It has a consolidation bug for ‘best record’ creation/management with registry cross-app key linkages and hierarchy management.
Oracle Hyperion DRM 220.127.116.11.340
This is an integrated master data management, data governance and reference data management product, the MDM Institute explains. It features a graph-based, in-memory, configurable-only, and model-driven product architecture. It features operational MDM, robust business rules engine, and proactive data governance.
Oracle Customer Hub (OCH – Siebel 8.3 UCM)
This product features a strong enterprise master data management vision and roadmap, but the product now been sunsetted, according to the MDM Institute. It features enterprise-strength verticl Hub applications, and OOTB integration with both Oracle and non-Oracle apps.
Orchestra Networks EBX 5 v5.6
This product offers integrated master data management, master data governance and reference data management all in one, according to the MDM Institute. It has new capability via Native Mobile App for iOS and Android, field automation, sales and user accessibility use cases.
Pitney Bowes Spectrum Customer Information Management
This product is based on Graph and features a single unified framework for E2E customer data management and analytical solutions plus the Cloud/SaaS offering, the MDM Institute says. It features natural language search/UI for customer data and customer data visualization and dynamic exploration.
Profisee Master Data Maestro v5.0
This product offers full function master data management hub leveraging MSFT MDS MDM stack, according to the MDM Institute. It features configurable web portal for business data stewards and consumers, and built-in workflow, reporting, analytics and data governance capabilities.
This product features both MDM for IT and data-driven apps with mobile UI for business users. the MDM Institute notes. It is cloud-based and multi-domain, and adds big data scale using hybrid columnar and graph store. It also includes ‘data as a service’ to access third party data for inter-enterprise sharing.
Riversand MDMCenter v7.6.8
This product has built-in data quality and data governance, the MDM Institute says. It has a multi-entity MDM focus, and deep comprehensive PIM functionality. It is a singular, modular, highly-integrated solution for better process orchestration.
SAP NetWeaver MDM v7.1
This product has now been sunsetted, according to the MDM Institute. It features analytics reporting for customers, operational MDM for supplier and products, and integration with BOBJ data quality and integration.
SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) v9.0
The long-term strategy for this product is HANA-based services for master data management, data quality, data governance, etc., the MDM Institute notes. It is the flagship MDM Hub to replace SAP NW MDM. It is a predefined and extensible data model with proven high-end performance via HANA.
SAS MDM 4.2
This product offers a graduated approach to master data management, from data quality to data governance to MDM, the MDM Institute explains. It features quick time-to-value with no per-record or perdomain charges. It features integrated data governance and quality knowledge DBs and SAS Visual Analytics
Semarchy xDM v4
This product offers automated, semantic modeling flexibility via graph ‘whiteboarding,’ the MDM Institute explains. It offers strong multi-domain style support and is an integrated platform providing all critical MDM functionality.
Software AG webMethods OneData v9.2
This is a fully integrated multi-domain product, the MDM Institute says. It features multiple architectural styles and use cases in one instance, and has agile data modeling and dynamic domain linkage, and a sophisticated governed hierarchy management capability.
Stibo STEP Trailblazer 8.1
This product features deep functionality for PIM, and is comprehensive and well integrated, the MDM Institute says. It features PIM scalability, golden record for product, and a multi-entity MDM focus and consistent product strategy.
Talend Enterprise MDM v6
This is an XML-based master data management product with non-intrusive SOA, explains the MDM Institute. It features multi-entity MDM support for customers, suppliers, products, organizations and employees. It has a flexible licensing model versus proprietary MDM.
Teradata MDM 3.x
This product offers a single code base for multi-domain analytical and operational master data management, according to the MDM Institute. It offers a consolidated EDS and MDM platform and focus on RDM for DW, and integration with Teradata DB, Profiler, Customer Interaction Manager, Hadoop, etc.
TIBCO MDM 9.0
This is an operational and collaborative master data management product, according to the MDM Institute. It features full lifecycle and process flows for multi-domain support and reference data, and multi-hub, multiapplication MDM with templates for many domains. It has active data governance via integrated
BPM/workflow for collaborative authoring and orchestration.
Vinculum Vin MDM
This product features multi-domain MDM and flexible deployment modes, architecture, registry and virtual and consolidation hubs, according to the MDM Institute. It offers full lifecycle and process flows for multi-domain support and reference data and active data governance via integrated workflow for distributed collaborative authoring and orchestration.
VisionWare MultiVue v5
This is an analytical-capable and operational-focused master data management product, according to the MDM Institute. It is multi-domain capable, including people, property and assets. It is used primarily in the public sector, healthcare and insurance industries.