What is unified governance and integration?

Know your data. Trust your data. Use your data.

Unified governance and integration platform solutions empower you to know your data is correct and available to every data user, to trust your data to deliver efficiency and protection, and to use your data to drive business transformation and innovation.

Built upon the flexibility of an open data platform, best-in-class security, and governance, it helps you to create a modern enterprise analytics architecture to meet the demands of your enterprise on any platform - on premises, on cloud, and hybrid - at any scale.

Gain access to the unified governance & integration platform offerings via flex point licensing. It supports your rapidly evolving business needs by giving you flexible access to the offerings included in the platform. Purchase entitlement based on your expected needs. When your business requirements change, gain the flexibility to add or stop using a product and apply the same flex points to another offering within the platform, as long as you stay within total flex points purchased.

Problems we solve


Governing your data lake

Embed data integration, data quality, and availability into your data lake environment to expedite exploration and insight creation, while avoiding data swamps.


Offloading your enterprise data warehouse

Incorporate data integration, quality, and governance to maintain trusted and clean data for analytics by offloading EDW data and ETL workloads to a data lake or Hadoop.


Getting ready for GDPR

Accelerate your General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) readiness by focusing on the essentials: protecting personal data and managing consent.


Enabling information-driven insights

Empower every data user and line of business leaders with a high-value, 360-degree view of trusted data to drive business insights and intelligence.

In the spotlight

See what's new with IBM InfoSphere Information Server v11.7

InfoSphere Information Server has an array of new capabilities to advance its functionality even further.

  • User interface modernization & consolidation
  • Improving management and runtime on the data lake
  • Connectivity enhancement
  • Platform modernization and simplification

Our solutions

Data integration

Transform structured and unstructured data and deliver it to any system on a scalable big data platform.

Data governance

Locate and retrieve information about data objects, their meaning, physical location, characteristics, and usage.

Master data management

Establish a single trusted 360 degree view of customer data from your various systems and enable users with self-service analytics to deliver insights.

Data quality

Clean, manage, and make available reliable data across your organization.

Data replication

Provide trusted data synchronization (including change data capture capabilities) and availability to efficiently manage data growth while increasing revenue through use of up-to-the-minute information.

Information lifecycle governance

Discover how to effectively manage the information lifecycle and avoid costs and risks to drive more business value from your data.


Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

See how IBM has been positioned as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration for over a decade.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

See how IBM has been positioned as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions

See how IBM has been positioned as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management solutions.

The truth about information governance and the cloud

Good hybrid information governance implies several priorities for IT and the business which are based on four foundational pillars.

Customer success

J.B. Hunt Transport

A large transportation company in the US reduces the amount of unnecessarily stored data to help cut costs and risk, increase auditability and ease compliance when it integrates a new data retention regulation using IBM Optim and StoredIQ solutions.


To protect its clients and its reputation, insurer CZ needed its systems to comply with privacy regulations such as the GDPR. IBM helped CZ create masked, privacy-protected subsets of its production data, empowering testers to deliver high-quality software while keeping clients data safe.