Forrester Research Identifies the Informatica Platform as a Leader


Data governance is a business imperative not an IT project.

The first-ever Forrester Research Wave for Data Governance Tools1 recognizes the importance of data governance and names Informatica as one of the top data governance tool vendors.

Data Governance Forrester Wave, 2014

Data Governance Forrester Wave, 2014

The Data Governance Forrester Wave summed up Informatica's strengths by saying that, "Overall, Informatica has a strong data governance strategy and supports customer needs through communities, online tools, thought leadership, and business-oriented consulting. The product road map is positioned to address more of the program aspects of data governance and takes into account the wider data ecosystem (cloud, big data, open data, etc.) of modern data strategies."

The Informatica platform converts enterprise data into a strategic asset that can be used to create competitive advantage and drive economic value. It is based on lean and agile data management principles and quickly brings to life an organization's data governance policy. The Informatica platform supports holistic data governance by:

  • Improving data quality
  • Mastering data and data relationships
  • Protecting sensitive data
  • Providing trusted business-critical data
  • Managing information throughout its lifecycle

"We are honored to be recognized as a leader in The Forrester Wave for Data Governance Tools report, as we believe it confirms our view that data governance is a business imperative, not just an IT project. We take a holistic approach to data governance, which helps our customers create data management policies, processes and standards to optimize the return on their data assets," said Anil Chakravarthy, executive vice president and chief product officer, Informatica.

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1 The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Tools, Q2 2014, Henry Peyret and Michele Goetz, June, 2014