MDM Upgrade and Migration Services

Over time, Informatica® evolves the functionality of the Informatica MDM product suite, and older versions reach the end of the their support life. At some point, Informatica customers are faced with upgrading their software to a new version.

Installing a new, updated version of software is fairly straightforward, but migrating existing data relationships, match rules, and source data mapping is more complex and requires considerable expertise and effort.

GlobalSoft has years of experience upgrading Informatica MDM systems and migrating the data quickly and error-free. By eliminating data discrepancies across disparate sources and integrating core business data into processes, GlobalSoft ensures that clients can rely on their operational and analytical system for accurate information.

About Informatica MDM Upgrade & Migration Services

Over time Informatica evolves the functionality of the Informatica MDM product suite and older versions reach the end of the their support life. At some point, Informatica customers are faced with upgrading their software to a new version. Installing a new, updated version of software is fairly straightforward, but migrating existing data relationships, match rules, and source data mapping is more complex and requires considerable expertise and effort.

GlobalSoft's Informatica MDM Upgrade & Migration services provides customers with a fast, reliable, and cost-effective means of deploying a new version of the Informatica MDM suite, including migration of data from the existing production environment.

MDM Upgrade and Migrations Features Includes :

  • Upgraded MDM Hub installed in a new environment.
  • Data, relationship and rules migrated from current version to new version.
  • Removal of obsolete objects.
  • Fully tested to verify success.

Informatica MDM Upgrade & Migration Services

GlobalSoft's MDM Upgrade & Migration Services are delivered in 3 phases:

Phase I : Planning
  • Requirements Gathering
    • Current Configurations
    • Access/Permissions
    • Removal of Source System
    • Capacity Planning
  • Perform Baseline Record Count
  • Gap Analysis
    • Identity Custom code that needs modifications
    • Highlight availabliity of new functioanality in new version
  • Export
    • Current ORS
    • Current Data

Phase II : Prepration
  • Modify/Tune Match Rules
  • Adjust Configuration for new environment
    • Degree of Parallelism
    • Batch Sizes. etc.
  • Modify/Create Shell Scripts
  • Test Migration Scripts Convert Schema
  • Adjust Scripts
  • Perform Test Migration
  • Reconcile Record Count
    • Investigate Details
  • Export
    • Test Migration Scripts

Phase II : Deployment
  • Setup new Environment
    • Test, UAT, Production
  • Install new version of Informatica MDM
  • Recreate custome code
  • Run Script to migrate data from current version to new version of Informatica MDM
  • Reconcile Record Count
    • Investigate Deltas
  • Test Upgrade and Migration
  • Replicate in Production
GlobalSoft can provide additional services during an upgrade or migration. Additional options include:
Data Assurance
Testing to prove validity of underlying data relationships.
Removal of Obsolete Data
Removal of data associated with obsolete objects that have been removed.
Functional Upgrades
Extending the configuration of the Informatica MDM Hub to utilize enhanced functionality provided by the new version of Informatica MDM.






Reduced Down Time Upgrade
Minimize disruption to business operations by reducing production systems down time during data migration.
Performance Tuning
Testing of system performance to identify areas for improvement, and implement performance tuning techniques.
Data Stewardship
Provision of skilled resources to carry out short or long-term data stewardship. Typically useful following an upgrade.