Southern Company

Southern Company is one of the largest electricity producers in the US, with nearly 39,000 megawatts of capacity supporting 4.1 million customers across 120,000 square miles of the southeastern US.

“From extracting, cleansing, and translating our data to helping us control costs, reduce risk, and simplify an inherently complex project, PowerCenter did everything we needed to do.”

— Lisa Kelley, Project Manager, Southern Company


Business Need

Consolidate workflow and document management across three nuclear power plants.

Streamline operations.

Reduce costs.



Integrate data from three outdated mainframes into a multi-plant solution.

Ensure compliance with rigorous nuclear power regulations.

Mitigate risks of data migration while maximizing potential ROI.


Solutions & Results

Shortened migration project time by 25%.

Reduced project staff from 18 to six, saving $250,000.

Reduced migration cut-over time from one week to two days per plant.

Made previously inaccessible data and documents readily available.


Technologies Used

Informatica PowerCenter

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

Success Stories

Southwest Power Pool

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

FPL Group

Utility company uses Informatica PowerCenter in HR department: shortens access to HR metrics from three weeks to one day, and enables end users to spot and understand trends and drivers.

RAE Systems

Informatica Cloud reduced expense and risk compared with appliance-based and on-premise integration solutions.