The frustrations below are just a few of the reasons many companies are considering MDS alternatives.
Does not offer an Azure cloud solution
For companies who are looking to move to the cloud, unfortunately MDS does not currently have an Azure solution offering.
This creates a significant challenge for many businesses.
Complex and inefficient admin UX
Difficult to maintain business rules
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Essentials vs MDS
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Profisee Essentials helps organizations looking to move beyond MDS or migrate to Azure but cannot justify the traditional multi-six figure investment to purchase and re-implement another solution.
Profisee Essentials offers companies a path forward from MDS without the traditional six-figure investment.
Better Data Quality
Easy Management Between Environments
Purpose-Built For Your Audience
Until now, the journey from MDS to a traditional MDM tool has been too hard, too slow, and too costly, leaving many smart organizations in a state of “do nothing.”
Six-figure ($$$,$$$.$$) alternatives
Most alternatives to Master Data Services require large six-figure investments which are difficult to justify.
It's "more or less free" does not mean free
'Free' as in, it's included with Enterprise SQL Server, but with limited functionality, limited scale, and an often clunky platform.
Migration & Implementation Anxiety
Most alternatives to Master Data Services require a time-consuming and resource-heavy investment.
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