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EDF

Électricité de France S.A. is the second largest French utility company. EDF operates a diverse portfolio of 120,000+ megawatts of generation capacity in Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

“Informatica PowerCenter was a true asset in standardizing our system. We used it in all our data access, processing, and input tasks as well as the development of special applications.”

— Charles Le Jossec, Department of System Architecture and Solutions, IT Division of EDF

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Business Need

Faced with imminent market deregulation in the French metropolitan electricity market, EDF wanted to analyze its customer data to the best of its ability.

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Challenges

Standardize group’s IT resources, through a robust business intelligence infrastructure.

Local data centers used to provide services to departmental operational reporting projects.

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Solutions & Results

Resulted in immediate savings when developing special applications.

Accelerated development of new applications.

Led to long-term maintenance improvements.

Introduced uniform interfacing of different resources.

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Products & Services

Informatica PowerCenter

Accesses, integrates, and delivers any and all data quickly and cost-effectively, without hand coding.

Success Stories

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Southwest Power Pool

The Informatica Platform and data replication solution reduced typical analysis time from one day to 20 minutes.

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Thames Water Utilities Ltd.

Improved decision-making by facilitating fast, accurate reporting with PowerCenter.

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Vale

Vale delivered archived data compression rates averaging 95 percent, and saved $1 million annually in storage costs