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Informatica Partners Support Vision for Intelligent Data Platform and New Product Initiatives

Partners Rally Behind Project Springbok: Data Self-Service for Business Users and Project Secure@Source: Informatica’s New Intelligent Data Security Offering

Informatica World, Las Vegas, May 13, 2014 -  Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced that its partner ecosystem has voiced support of Informatica’s vision for the Intelligent Data Platform, a next-generation platform that will fuel businesses, devices and people with the right data at the right time.

Informatica’s partner community also is rallying around the company’s new product initiatives, which will deliver on the promise of the Intelligent Data Platform, including Project Springbok and Project Secure@Source. Project Springbok will deliver data self-service for business users. It is an Intelligent Data Platform-based Data Harmonization solution, which empowers non-technical business users to build very complex data sets. Project Secure@Source enables security teams to define data classification and acceptable use policies, once, at the data’s source and have that policy follow the data.

To read Informatica’s announcement of the Intelligent Data platform and these supporting solutions, click here.

Informatica’s partners are embracing the Informatica Intelligent Data Platform, Project Springbok and Project Secure@Source, as evidenced by the following statements:

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“We are pleased to be a strategic partner for Informatica’s Intelligent Data Platform. Data is growing exponentially and becoming ever more rich and complex. Converting that data into useful insights to improve performance and create greater value is becoming a source of incredible competitive advantage. The combination of Informatica’s intelligent data capabilities with our enterprise information management expertise will enable enterprises to drive innovation and transformation based on insight and foresight. We look forward to working with Informatica to help enterprises build new business and commercial models by harnessing the data surrounding people, organizations, products and processes.”
Karthik Krishnamurthy, Global Head of Enterprise Information Management, Cognizant

“As one of the world’s pre-eminent Informatica system integrators, our jointly developed data management solutions are a testament to our long-standing and successful relationship. With the surge in digital transformation and the advent of big data, the new offerings will help our customers manage complex data more effectively and at lower cost, allowing for greater investment in value-added business insight.”
Andrew Cameron, Head of Business Information Management, Capgemini UK

“We are looking forward to our partnership with Informatica. Given today’s business environment and the speed at which it moves, organizations need constant access to information.  Informatica’s vision for delivering this information in real time is a critical part of an organization’s infrastructure. With Informatica’s capabilities, coupled with Datawatch’s visual data discovery solutions, users gain the ability to quickly and easily spot trends as they occur in their businesses – delivering a competitive edge.”
Ben Plummer, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Datawatch

“As a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, Ultimate Software leverages Informatica’s industry-leading data integration platform to make connectivity even more flexible, reliable, and efficient for our customers. Informatica’s cutting-edge vision for data integration capabilities has helped Ultimate continue to provide a unique technology experience driven by the needs of people. We look forward to continuing to partner with Informatica to uncover new ways to connect our entire vendor ecosystem for our customers.”
Cecile Alper-Leroux, Vice President, Product Strategy & Development, Ultimate Software

Project Springbok: Data Self-Service for Business Users

“QlikTech’s QlikView continues to revolutionize the business intelligence industry by making data an actionable and natural part of how people decide and act. We believe Informatica’s established leadership in Data Quality and Data Integration position the company well to establish the standard in automating and streamlining data preparation and collaboration. Informatica bridges the divide between ad hoc discovery and governed systems by automatically operationalizing data preparation efforts defined by business users.”
Anthony Deighton, CTO and Senior Vice President of Products, Qlik 

“Businesses are demanding faster, easier approaches to visualize and understand their data. Informatica Springbok improves data access and data quality for business users, making it a great complement to MicroStrategy’s leading edge, self-service data visualization tools.”
Kevin Spurway, Senior Vice President of Marketing, MicroStrategy Inc.

“Assembling and preparing data to be ready for analysis is a task more and more business users are taking into their own hands. Tableau enables anyone to be an analysis rock star and now, Informatica’s Project Springbok will give these same business users new ways to merge and prepare their data for analysis. The Tableau and Informatica partnership will benefit our customers by bringing the trusted practices and full lifecycle of data preparation of Informatica together with the self-service analytics Tableau customers count on.”
Dan Jewett, Vice President, Product Management, Tableau

Project Secure@Source, Informatica’s New Intelligent Data Security Offering

“Organizations must understand where sensitive data is located, how it propagates, its provenance and how it is secured to meet the challenges of data privacy and security. Informatica’s Secure@Source and similar tools help organizations address these challenges head on.”
Jeff Northrop, CTO, International Association of Privacy Professionals

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. Informatica Vibe, the industry’s first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM), powers the unique “Map Once. Deploy Anywhere.” capabilities of the Informatica Platform. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets from devices to mobile to social to big data residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informatica and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.

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