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A complete master data management solution

IBM InfoSphere® Master Data Management (MDM) manages your critical enterprise data, no matter what system or model, and delivers it to your users in a single trusted view. It provides actionable insight, instant business value alignment and compliance with data governance, rules and policies across the enterprise. InfoSphere Master Data Management coordinates your data throughout the complete information lifecycle with a highly configurable framework that supports hybrid cloud environments. It empowers business and IT users to collaborate and innovate with trusted master data across the enterprise.

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Benefits of InfoSphere Master Data Management

Choose the edition that meets your needs

InfoSphere Master Data Management has two editions — Standard Edition (SE) and Advanced Edition (AE). Both are available as either on-premises, hosted or fully managed cloud offerings.

Provides self-service access to trusted data

Users can provision and use data using new analytical graph-based exploration, agile self-service access, governance and dashboard capabilities.

Delivers MDM data fast and accurately

Get accurate, near real-time views of master data throughout your organization. InfoSphere Master Data Management supports registry or virtual style implementations, which offer quick time-to-value.

Utilizes intuitive user interface

Simplify your ability to make sense of your data with a functional dashboard that provides improved user interfaces and summary views.

Enhances your ability to innovate

Empower line-of-business users to collaborate, explore critical entities, gain new insights, identity potential threats and innovate.

Reduces costs with MDM on cloud

IBM Master Data Management on Cloud offers a lower cost through a subscription-based pricing model.

Key features of InfoSphere MDM

Deliver a trusted, 360-degree view of critical data

Use highly accurate, trusted and comprehensive data matching to overcome differences and errors that occur with disparate data sources. InfoSphere Master Data Management manages your master data entities centrally, reducing reliance on incomplete or duplicate data while consolidating information from across your enterprise. Deliver a single, highly accurate trusted view of key business data that improves user confidence and decision-making while offering the ability to migrate MDM data to the cloud.

Extend your MDM architecture into the cloud

Multiple deployment options enable you to roll out new applications, data and services and place them in the optimal location, whether on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid environment. Subscription-based pricing in the IBM Master Data Management on Cloud edition is available to reduce cost and optimize IT resources.

Manage cloud-native data

Access complementary services for data management, analytics, data science and artificial intelligence. This means you can publish master data for fast and scalable access to downstream applications. InfoSphere Master Data Management can be deployed on IBM Cloud® or with hyperconverged data and AI platforms such as IBM Cloud Pak® for Data.

Support registry or virtual style implementations

Add new data domains or solve new business problems. InfoSphere Master Data Management is a complete MDM solution with multidomain capabilities and built-in domain patterns that support a variety of industries. Each editions is designed to integrate with existing architectures and business processes. Choose the one that meets your immediate and long-term needs and then focus on where it impacts your business the most: innovation.

Harness a complete MDM solution across the enterprise

Maintain a complete, highly accurate, real-time view of your master data through a configurable framework for on-premises or cloud IT architecture models. InfoSphere Master Data Management is designed to support registry or virtual MDM-style implementations. It provides policy management capabilities that help you author, monitor and enforce data quality. Assemble a trusted, tailored view of your data through a virtual master data registry and empower your users with a flexible MDM solution.

Use analytical capabilities to propel your business

Provision and use MDM data to gain entity insight with graph-based exploration of master data, transactional data and Hadoop to drive entity insight and analytics.

Make use of high availability and a robust backup infrastructure

Ensure your data is accessible with highly optimized, built-in high availability and improved ease of use. Keep your data safe in the event of a disaster with a fully customizable, built-in hardware and software infrastructure based on the proven technology, IBM Spectrum® Protect.

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