What is data integration?

Data integration is the combination of technical and business processes used to combine data from disparate sources into meaningful and valuable information. A complete data integration solution delivers trusted data from a variety of sources.

IBM data integration solutions help you understand, cleanse, monitor, transform and deliver data so you can be sure the information is trusted, consistent and governed in real time.

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Build confidence in your data

Warehouse data that is secure and trusted is essential in today's world. IBM solutions can deliver clean, consistent and timely information for your data warehouses or big data projects and applications.

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Govern data in real time

Flexible and real time data governance is the need of the hour. IBM solutions with massive parallel processing capabilities help manage, improve and leverage information to drive results.Reduce cost and risk of consolidation.

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Consolidate and retire applications

Multiple, disconnected systems or an outdated application infrastructure can negatively impact business and increases costs. IBM solutions automate manual processes thereby improving customer experience and business process execution.

How to use data integration

IBM InfoSphere Information Integration Governance unlocks your data’s value

The size and complexity of data make it difficult for companies to unlock the true value of their data. IBM Information Integration Governance can improve data quality, protect sensitive data, and reduce cost and risk. Free up your resources and get more out

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

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


Information empowerment for your evolving data ecosystem

Through flexible integration, the information that drives business and strategic initiatives is trusted, consistent and governed in real time.


Big data integration and Hadoop

Apache Hadoop technology is transforming the dynamics of big data initiatives by supporting new processes and architectures that cut costs and create competitive advantage.

Client success stories


Credit Unions System for Brazil

Sicoob operated on a highly scalable and reliable platform to meet increased demand from their customers' mobile devices.

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Premier Healthcare Alliance

Data integration at Premier Healthcare Alliance delivers near-real-time insight that helps providers improve patient healthcare.

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Scotiabank reduced end-to-end time to deliver reports by over 100 percent, provides CAN$1 million annual savings.

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