Informix database Vs FoxPro (Aug 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 23, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Informix database or FoxPro?

FoxPro is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Informix database, FoxPro is rated higher (87/100) than Informix database (84/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

Looking for the right System solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How IBM compares with Foxsoft Ltd?

IBM: International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, is an American corporation. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Foxsoft Ltd: Foxsoft Ltd was founded in 1997 by Hugh, a database programmer with over 30 years experience. He had become disillusioned with the philosophies of the development houses he had worked for and wanted to offer clients better value from bespoke development. Since then, Foxsoft Ltd has bloomed into a capable and established developer of bespoke web and...

Who's more expensive? Informix database or FoxPro?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of System software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Informix database and FoxPro.

Informix database price starts at $45 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Informix database software is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of System software. FoxPro accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 Informix database software is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of System software.

Bottom line:FoxPro is more expensive than Informix database.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Informix database Vs. FoxPro based on some of the most important and required System features. Informix database: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. FoxPro: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

IBM Informix can be deployed for small educational networks as well as large enterprise networks. Customers of the software include small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises.

Informix database

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $45 per month

IBM Informix is a relational database management system for businesses of all sizes. It offers extensive database management and operational capabilities. The software was designed and launched by IBM headquart...

Categories: Database Management.

FoxPro

ITQlick rating
(3.4/5)

FoxPro is a rapid application development solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers assistance in Windows application development in addition to web services and tools. The software was designed and launc...

Categories: Database Management.

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Informix database: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

FoxPro: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Informix
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
84/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$45 per month
Functionality
4
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FoxPro
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
87/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
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WebSphere
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
86/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
7/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$309 per license
Functionality
4
SQLyog
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
85/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$699 per license
Functionality
4
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Greenplum
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
84/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.