vs. Informatica

See why leading brands use DataGalaxy's SaaS-native platform to improve governance and cataloging initiatives.


Full Comparison DataGalaxy VS. Informatica

DataGalaxy and Informatica are two data management platforms that offer a range of tools and features to help organizations manage their data more effectively. Both platforms have unique strengths and capabilities, making them valuable tools for businesses looking to improve their data management processes. Choosing between them ultimately depends on the specific needs and requirements of the organization.

Why choose DataGalaxy over Informatica?

Based on Gartner PeerInsights Reviews 2023 & Customers Reviews






Ease of Deployment

Low Complexity High
4.7 Product reliability 4.3
Ease of Integration  4
5 Adoption Bis 4
Ability to Understand Needs 4.4
4.9 Support 4.2
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Ease of Use



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  • DataGalaxy is rated higher for ease of use according to Gartner Peer Insights with a rating of 4.9 stars based on 46 reviews​​.
  • DataGalaxy offers a straightforward setup process, intuitive interface, and pre-built connectors for popular data sources, simplifying data connection and cataloging.
  • The guided onboarding process helps users to get started quickly, reducing the learning curve.

    "DataGalay  boasts a user-friendly interface that is both intuitive and efficient, streamlining the data governance process."
    Julien B - Product Owner
  • Ease-of-Use Ratings: On Software Advice, Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud has an ease-of-use rating of 3.5/5​​. (Source)
    On Capterra, it received ease of use ratings of 3.7/5 and 4.2/5 in two different sections​​. (Source)







  • DataGalaxy offers several collaboration features for teams to work together on data-related tasks
  • Unique web browser plugin allows users to comment on and share data assets directly from their web browser
  • Integrates with popular collaboration tools such as Slack and Microsoft Teams
  • Collaboration in Data Governance: DataGalaxy enables business and IT collaboration in the governance of data. This collaborative approach helps in monitoring data across the enterprise, which in turn, contributes to better business outcomes
  • Web-Based Collaboration Tool: Informatica offers a web-based client tool called Informatica Analyst which is designed for business users to collaborate on projects within an organization. This tool can be used by business analysts for collaborating on data integration projects​ (Source)
  • Organizational Collaboration: Informatica Data Quality facilitates collaboration across an organization by enabling proactive monitoring and cleansing of data. It promotes a collaborative effort between business and IT in the governance of data which is aimed at achieving better business outcomes and maximizing return on data investments​.(Source)


Customer Support





    • DataGalaxy offers customer support through an online help center, which includes a knowledge base, FAQs, and tutorials.
    • DataGalaxy provides email support and has a dedicated support team that works with customers to resolve issues.
    • DataGalaxy's customer support team is known for being responsive and providing personalized support to customers.

  • Support Specialist Availability: Although the support team is acknowledged as being competent, some users on Gartner have mentioned that it can be difficult to schedule time with support specialists for implementation support (source)
  • Service & Support Rating: On Gartner, Informatica has received a service & support rating of 4.3 out of 5 (source)


Cloud Native



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  • Cloud native architecture allows for easy scalability with business needs
  • Built on microservices and containerization technologies to handle increasing workloads
  • Can seamlessly adapt to the changing needs of an organization
  • Provides consistent performance even as the data landscape expands

  • The tool's cloud-based deployment model can lead to additional costs, particularly for organizations with large volumes of data or complex integration requirements.







  • DataGalaxy offers flexible pricing options for their data catalog solution
  • Provides a quote-based pricing model based on the specific needs of each organization
  • Appears to be a considerably more affordable solution according to some customer reviews.
  • Free readers and connectors
  • According to a listing on Capterra, Informatica has one pricing plan, but the details regarding the cost are not provided. There isn't a free trial available, but there is a free version of some sort offered by Informatica (Source)
  • Informatica has introduced Volume Tier Pricing as part of their IPU model. This allows customers to pre-commit to a usage level that suits their workloads and needs, with the flexibility to scale as demand increases. (Source)

Why does DataGalaxy offers more value?

Accelerate User Adoption

Our user-friendly data catalog integrates with popular platforms like Slack and Teams, making it easy for your team to access and use the data they need. 

Cloud Ready and On Premise Flexibility

Our data catalog is cloud-agnostic, giving you the best of both worlds - on-premise control and cloud scalability.

Seamless Integration with your Existing Tools

Our data catalog seamlessly integrates with your existing tools and systems, with no disruption to your technology stack.

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Investing in our data catalog can a substantial return on investment (ROI) for your organization. And with a positive net present value (NPV), our data catalog is designed to provide long-term value for your organization.

DataGalaxy's unique features

- Search & Discovery

Google-Like Search

Stop searching for data and start finding it where it belongs. Our data catalog transforms tribal knowledge into accessible and useful data, with the help of Metabot for suggestions and tasks. Our dynamic search bar provides instant access to centralized information, and our natural language features make it easy to find the data you need based on your goals and technical knowledge.


- Browser Extension

Right Click and Search

Users need to understand and trust the reports, dashboards, and spreadsheets.  What they can’t afford to do is stop and go look it up somewhere.  They need the knowledge immediately at the point of use.  The DataGalaxy Browser Extension provides the ability to simply highlight text in any webpage and immediately pop open everything it knows.

- Toggle Mode

Adapted to your technical Knowledge

DataGalaxy provides the right data, at the right moment. It ensures a global comprehension with a toggle profile feature, adapting your results based on your personal technical skill.
Our collaborative tools enhance communication between IT and other users, making your data the heart of your organization.


- Metabot

Increase data classification with AI/ML

DataGalaxy is a platform made by humans, for humans. But we know that the help of artificial intelligence will help you a lot!


- Social Data Network

Active Metadata Management

Avoid clogged data information into your organisation with effective communication. The Datacatalog is able to bride gap between IT and business users to establish freedom of knowledge. Empower your teams and ensure democratize data. Create, change, improve… your data come alive with our collaborative tools.


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The observed results can be illustrated by the fact that complex questions about data are answered more quickly and that there is a growing appetite on the part of the business to complete the data catalog.


Eric Albertelli
Company data leader

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