IDC Innovators are emerging vendors with revenue <$100 million that have demonstrated either a groundbreaking business model or an innovative new technology — or both. This IDC Innovators study profiles five vendors that have capabilities across all functional segments of the data intelligence view of the data integration and integrity software market. The vendors are Alation, Collibra, erwin Inc., Reltio, and Unifi Software. At least three of these five vendors have helped to define the data intelligence software market. And all of the vendors have been disruptive in the market to the point that incumbents have been trying to replicate their functionality.
"Data intelligence software provides resources across business and IT with information to improve data literacy and knowledge, supporting data governance and protection capabilities that can enable the organization with data," said Stewart Bond, director of Data Integration and Integrity research at IDC. "Vendors profiled in this document are disrupting the market with new innovations that insert automation, collaboration, and machine learning into collecting, managing, and analyzing the data about data."