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Informatica Reports Preliminary Second Quarter Results

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 05, 2012 - 

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced preliminary financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Informatica will report complete and final results for the second quarter on July 26, 2012.

Informatica expects total revenues for the second quarter to be in the range of $188 million to $190 million. License revenues are expected to be in the range of $70 million to $72 million and service revenues are expected to be in the range of $117 million to $119 million. 

Earnings per share for the second quarter, calculated in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) are expected to be in the range of $0.16 to $0.17 per diluted share. Non-GAAP earnings per share for the second quarter of 2012 are expected to be in the range of $0.27 to $0.28 per diluted share. Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share exclude approximately $0.11 per share in charges and tax benefits related to the amortization of acquired technology and intangible assets, facilities acquisition-related adjustments and stock-based compensation.

“After 31 consecutive quarters of consistent results, I am disappointed that we fell well short of our own expectations in the second quarter of 2012. Clearly, we did not adapt as rapidly as we should have to the changing macroeconomic environment, especially in Europe,” said Sohaib Abbasi, chairman and CEO of Informatica. “Our singular focus now is to redouble our efforts and operational discipline for growth in the second half of 2012 and beyond.”

These preliminary results are based on management's initial analysis of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 and subject to the final results for the second quarter, which Informatica will announce on July 26, 2012.

Leadership Change

Also, Informatica announced that Paul Hoffman, executive vice president and president, Worldwide Field Operations, plans to retire from his full-time position by the end of 2012. “I would like to thank Paul for his seven and a half years of leadership and his continuing service to Informatica,” added Sohaib Abbasi.

Stock Repurchase Program

Separately, Informatica announced that its Board of Directors has approved an additional $100 million to augment the existing authorization under its common stock repurchase program. 

Conference Call
Informatica will be discussing its preliminary second quarter 2012 results on a conference call today beginning at 2:00 p.m. PDT / 5:00 p.m. EDT. A live Webcast of the conference call will be available at http://www.informatica.com/investor. The call will be available at (866) 799-9311, reservation number 98723364. A replay of the call will also be available by dialing (404) 537-3406, reservation number 98723364.

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.

Non-GAAP Financial Information

To supplement Informatica's condensed consolidated financial statements prepared and presented on a GAAP basis, Informatica uses non-GAAP financial measures of income from operations, net income and net income per share. These measures are adjusted from income from operations, net income or net income per share prepared in accordance with GAAP to exclude the charges and expenses discussed above. The presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, income from operations, net income or net income per share prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Informatica believes the disclosure of such non-GAAP financial measures is appropriate to enhance an overall understanding of its financial performance, its financial and operational decision making, and as a means to evaluate period to period comparisons. These adjustments to the Company's GAAP results are made with the intent of providing both management and investors a more complete understanding of Informatica's performance, by excluding certain expenses and expenditures such as non-cash charges and discrete charges that are infrequent in nature, such as charges related to acquisitions, that may not be indicative of its underlying operating results. In addition, Informatica believes these non-GAAP financial measures are useful to investors because they allow for greater transparency into the indicators used by management as a basis for its financial and operational decision making. Informatica believes that the disclosure of these non-GAAP financial measures provides consistency and comparability of its recent financial results with its historical financial results, as well as to the operating results of similar companies in Informatica's industry, many of which present similar non-GAAP financial measures to investors. As an example, Informatica believes that it enhances comparability with similar companies' operating results by excluding stock compensation in its non-GAAP financial measures because of the different types of stock-based awards that companies may grant and because ASC 718 (“Stock Compensation”) allows companies to use different valuation methodologies and subjective assumptions. In addition, Informatica believes that both management and investors benefit from referring to these non-GAAP financial measures when planning, analyzing and forecasting future periods. There are a number of limitations related to these non-GAAP financial measures: (1) the non-GAAP measures exclude some costs that are recurring, particularly stock compensation, and we believe that stock compensation will continue to be a significant recurring expense for the foreseeable future; because stock compensation is an important part of our employees' compensation, such payments can impact their performance; and (2) the items we exclude in our non-GAAP measures may differ from the components our peer companies exclude when they report their non-GAAP measures. Management compensates for these limitations by providing specific information regarding the GAAP amounts excluded from non-GAAP measures and evaluating non-GAAP measures together with the corresponding measures calculated in accordance with GAAP.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding the expected ranges for revenues and GAAP and non-GAAP earnings per share for the second quarter of 2012. The forward-looking statements in this release involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from that anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include the review of the second quarter results and quarter-end accounting procedures. Additional risks and uncertainties are included in our periodic reports filed with the SEC and are available on our investor relations website at http://www.informatica.com. Informatica assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release.

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