About the Services
Celigo is an iPaaS platform providing data integration processes for automated data synchronization and system integration as well as streamline operations with cloud and on-premise services. It was founded in 2005 and offers its customers 200+ integration templates with pre-built data flows that can be configured according to business logic.
Informatica is an iPaaS platform offering solutions for enterprise sector with its data integration (ETL, ELT) and cloud management products. It was founded in 1993 and currently provides service for more than 5000 customers worldwide.
Informatica offers integration products for both cloud and on-premise cases. The most popular products are PowerCenter for on-premise and Intelligent Data Management Cloud platform. The platform works with consumption-based pricing model and offers free (limited) usage of several products.
Skyvia is a no-code cloud data integration platform which supports a big variety of data integration scenarios including ETL, ELT, Reverse ETL, bidirectional data sync, workflows automation, etc. It was created by Devart in 1997 to boost data-related performance: cloud data integration, backup and management.
Skyvia offers more than 140 ready-made data connectors for dozens of thousands of free users, including 1800+ paid customers. It's easy to use, offers drag-and-drop interface and suits business users and IT professionals as well. Skyvia has flexible pricing plans for each product, making it suitable for businesses of all sizes, from a small startup to an enterprise company. Also, Skyvia's freemium model allows users to try app features before deciding to complete purchase.
|Focus||ELT, B2B integrations.||Data Ingestion, ETL.||Data ingestion, ELT, ETL, reverse ETL.|
|Skill level||Low code workspace.||Varies from low-code to high-code, depending on the product.||No code wizard.|
|Destinations||Bi-directional integration with major popular data sources (apps, databases, data warehouses and lakes).||Cloud, on-premises, mobile, and social data sources.||Any supported data sources, including databases, data warehouses, cloud apps and flat files.|
|Database replication||Full table replication||Full table; incremental via change data capture.||Full table and incremental via change data capture.|
|Ability for customers to add new data sources||Yes, by using HTTP universal adaptor.||Yes, by Connector Toolkit Developer.||Yes, by request.|
|G2 customer satisfaction||4.6 out of 5|
|4.2 out of 5|
|4.8 out of 5 |
|Peer Insights satisfaction||4.8|
|Developer tools||The integrator.io allows to access Flow Builder, Data Loader, and Dev playground.||Informatica Developer Tool, REST API, Connector Toolkit||REST connector for data sources that have REST API.|
|Advanced ETL capabilities||The Flow Builder for creating and managing data scenarios.||Visual ETL designer.||Visual ETL data pipeline designer with data orchestration capabilities|
|Compliance and security certifications||HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA, FERPA, SOC 2||SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, HIPAA / HITECH, GDPR, Privacy Shield.||HIPAA, GDPR, PCI DSS.|
|Purchase process||Requires a conversation with sales.||Requires conversation with sales.||Self-service or sales.|
|Vendor lock-in||No.||Annual contracts.||Monthly or annual contracts.|
|Pricing||Free subscription with a single active integration flow and three subscription editions.||Consumption-based pricing.||Volume-based and feature-based pricing. Freemium model allows to start with a free plan.|
Celigo offers 200+ application, database and universal connectors. Among those connectors are AS2, FTP, HTTP, GraphQL, and REST API. The platform also provides a Wrapper, a developer toolkit to create connections between the platform and external APIs that can't use a branded connector or a universal connector.
The Celigo Marketplace offers a wide range of pre-built templates and application connections. The integration apps can also get customized additional features with the help of add-ons. However, to add such a functionality, customers have to buy additional licenses.
Informatica offers 180+ pre-built connectors for cloud, on-premises applications, platforms, databases, and flat files. There are such connectors as JSON Target, OData, and REST V2 for REST API and OData service. The platform also provides Informatica Connector Toolkit for developers to create new connectors.
Skyvia offers more than 140 connectors and the number is rapidly growing. Among these connectors there are CRM, accounting, email marketing, e-commerce, human resources, marketing automation, payment processing, product management, all major databases and DWH, flat files, etc. Customers can also leave request for creating a new data connector and Skyvia will consider building it without additional payment.
Celigo offers data transformation to remove fields, change fields names, or change the order of the JSON record to fit the requirements for data sent to a lookup or an import. The platform provides Transform Rules feature that helps to transform large Export or Import JSON/XML data to a much smaller JSON structure that is much more readable and easier to understand.
This feature can also be used to flatten the complex JSON structure, provide meaningful field names, and select a limited set of fields for processing in a flow.
Informatica offers various data transformation capabilities like aggregation, cleansing, masking, filtering, parsing, ranking, and more. The service processes data transformations in real time or batch and applies Apache Velocity transformation scripts to convert hierarchical inputs like JSON or XML into JSON, XML, or text output without flattening the data.
Skyvia is a full-featured ETL service that allows building data integrations with powerful transformations between multiple data sources. It is a no code solution with support for data splitting, complex expressions and formulas, lookups, and more.
Skyvia's Data Flow and Control Flow components can be used for building more advanced ETL data pipelines with support for multiple connectors and additional features like modifying the data, flowing through them, splitting flows of records into multiple outputs, or modifying data flow variables.
Celigo provides online, chat and phone support for its clients. The level of the support depends on the subscription plan. All customers have access to online support 24/7 as well as to the product documentation. Essential Customer Success Plan is a part of an active product subscription, however, customers may choose to purchase a Preferred or Premier Customer Success Plan for expanded support services.
Chat and phone support can be received only during support hours based on Pacific Standard Time and are limited during U.S. holidays.
Celigo also offers trainings and certifications via its Celigo University.
Informatica offers three support levels for its customers and Informatica Network Portal. However, support is available only during local business hours and priority support is offered only for premium users.
Informatica also offers comprehensive documentation, portal with learning courses and certification training.
Skyvia offers free email, chat (on website or in app), and forum support for all customers. For paid customers there's also a phone support option. It also provides extensive documentation with lots of tutorials and user guides.
Celigo offers 30-day free trial. For 30 days, users can experience the full power of the platform, with unlimited access to integrations, flows, and data transactions. After that the account becomes a free subscription, with a single active integration flow between two endpoints.
The subscription editions depend on the number of endpoints, integration apps, flows and trading partners.
Informatica offers consumption-based pricing model for all its products: customers buy capacity on Informatica Processing Units (IPUs). Users can subscribe to a certain number of IPUs (based on forecast usage), which can then be used interchangeably across all its major data integration product lines. The service also provides two free plans with limited features (without transformations, API management, data governance, etc.) and no support.
Skyvia Data Integration is a freemium tool with an option to request a 14-day trial. Paid plans start from $19 per month. Pricing tiers (from Basic to Enterprise) vary by the number of successfully loaded records, frequency of scheduling and the inclusion of the advanced ETL features. There are no purchase commitments and customers are able to upgrade or downgrade at any time depending on their needs. A detailed comparison can be found here.