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 various sources.

Data integration solutions from IBM offer enterprises a scalable data integration platform. The platform allows you to transform data in any style and deliver it to any system, supporting faster time to value and reduced IT risk. The integrated platform delivers a wide range of data quality capabilities from data profiling, standardization, matching and enrichment to active data-quality monitoring. 

See why IBM has been positioned as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools



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Build confidence in your data

Data that is secure and trusted is essential in today's world. IBM data integration software solutions can deliver clean, consistent and timely information for your big data projects, applications and machine learning.

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Govern data in real time

Flexible and real-time data governance is the need of the hour. IBM's data integration platform with massive parallel processing capabilities help manage, improve and leverage information to drive results and 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Multiple, disconnected systems or an outdated application infrastructure can negatively impact business and increase costs. IBM data integration software solutions automate manual processes, thereby improving the customer experience and business process execution.

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What’s new in IBM InfoSphere® Information Server 11.7

Learn how the latest release provides the elements to create a trusted analytics foundation for digital transformation.

The Forrester Wave: Big Data Fabric

Big-data fabric, an emerging platform, accelerates insights by automating ingestion, curation, discovery, preparation and integration from data silos. Learn why IBM is one of the leaders in this market.


IBM InfoSphere Information Server

An advanced, end-to-end data integration platform that enables you to cleanse, monitor, transform and deliver trusted data

IBM InfoSphere Information Server for Data Integration

Enables companies to understand, cleanse, transform, monitor and deliver trustworthy and context-rich information

IBM DataStage®

A highly scalable data integration tool for designing, developing and running jobs that move and transform data on premises and in the cloud

IBM BigInsights® BigIntegrate

Provides a flexible and scalable platform to extract, transform and integrate your Hadoop big data storage clusters


Survey Results: Data Integration Reaches Inflection Point

Organizations weigh in on their most common data integration challenges.

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.

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.

Related products

IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog

An enterprise data catalog that allows users to create, manage and share a common business language and find, understand and analyze information

IBM InfoSphere Information Server for Data Quality

Rich capabilities for organizations to continuously cleanse data and monitor data quality, helping turn data into trusted information

IBM InfoSphere Data Replication

Helps replicate data across a broad range of RDBMS and non-RDBMS sources and targets with low latency, and helps provide transactional integrity

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Customer success

QuadReal Property Group

QuadReal lays the foundation for rapid asset growth with deep insights into a global real-estate portfolio.


ENTEGA harnesses IBM Analytics solutions to dig deep into customer and operational data, using the new insight to send targeted offers to the right customer at the right time, through the right channel.

Orbico Group

Orbico uses IBM Analytics solutions to gain newfound control over information and timely, accurate insight and foresight into its Europe-wide distribution network.

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