Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions

Informatica Named a Leader

In their inaugural review of metadata management solutions, analyst firm Gartner named Informatica a Leader—appearing highest on the axis for “ability to execute” and furthest to the right on the axis for “completeness of vision.”

Our metadata management helps businesses standardize and share metadata, helping to exploit the value of all your organizations’ information assets. Read this report to understand the major metadata management solution vendors, including Informatica, and their strengths and weaknesses.

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Informatica Metadata Manager provides core metadata management capabilities essential for broader enterprise initiatives such as:

  • Data governance: Offering end-to-end data lineage, a collaborative business glossary and enterprise information catalog to manage all your data assets
  • BI and analytics: Integrating and preparing virtually all types of data at scale to feed your BI and analytic applications for better decision-making
  • Master data management (MDM): Enriching 360-degree views of customers, employees, suppliers and other types of master data with big data insights

“As our many customers can attest, metadata management is foundational to effective data management and governance,” said Amit Walia, executive vice president and chief product officer, Informatica. 

"With our comprehensive set of metadata management solutions, Informatica is committed to fulfilling customers’ immediate metadata management needs while helping them realize their future enterprise architecture and data management goals. We believe that the positioning of Informatica as a Leader in the first-ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions reflects our complete support for all metadata management use cases and continued innovation in defining and delivering next-generation metadata management solutions.”

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1 Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions, Guido De Simoni, Roxane Edjlali, 15 August 2016.