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Leading Market Researcher Identifies Informatica as Data Integration “Champion”

Only Informatica Receives Perfect Scores for Product and Vendor Strength and Completeness of Feature Set in New Info-Tech Research Report

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 18, 2012 - 

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced that Info-Tech Research Group’s newly published DataIntegration Tools Vendor Landscape study places Informatica in its top-right Champion quadrant, with Informatica leading the entire competitive field in product strength.

According to Info-Tech Research Group, Champions receive high scores for most evaluation criteria, offer excellent value, have a strong market presence and are usually trend setters for the industry. In the new study Informatica is the only vendor to:

  • Attain a combined product and vendor score of Exemplary status, across the board – Informatica alone received Exemplary product scores for features, usability, affordability and architecture, and perfect vendor scores for viability, strategy, reach and channel.
  • Deliver a complete feature set – Only Informatica provides the full spectrum of enterprise data integration capabilities including real-time data integration, data quality, recovery, performance monitoring, middleware compatibility, data semantics, and data synchronization and replication.   

In addition, the Info-Tech Research Group study gives Informatica an extremely high value score of 98 out of a possible 100, with the average vendors score being 57.4. Informatica is also identified as exhibiting one of the lowest total costs of ownership and is cited as an “exemplary performer” in the three key areas of development environment, vendor comprehensiveness and platform independence.

“Data integration isn’t just a component of an IT project anymore,” said Stewart Bond, senior research analyst, Info-Tech Research Group. “It has become a core practice that requires consideration from the start if an organization is going to make the most use of its data. Informatica is a leading data integration vendor with a deep product portfolio, making the Informatica Platform a good fit for enterprises looking for an efficient, reliable and easy to manage data integration solution.”

In addition to mapping the vendor landscape, the Info-Tech Research Group report provides a framework to understand the capabilities of data integration technology and its potential use cases, align potential solutions with business requirements, shortlist data integration vendors, develop an implementation strategy and optimize investments in data integration tools.

“Being recognized by Info-Tech Research Group for Informatica’s overall product and vendor leadership and for delivering among the greatest value and lowest total cost of ownership speaks to our investment in developing and delivering a world-class independent platform,” said Sachin Chawla, senior vice president and general manager, Data Integration, Informatica. “This is yet another testament to Informatica’s continuing focus on delivering the best return on data for our customers.”

The DataIntegration Tools Vendor Landscape study is available from Info-Tech Research Group.

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About Info-Tech Research Group

With a paid membership of over 25,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (www.infotech.com) is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a fourteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.

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 for maximizing return on data to drive their top business imperatives. Worldwide, nearly 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets 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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