Analyst Reports


Informatica secures reprints to these industry analyst reports as a convenience to our customers, prospects, partners, and members of the media who might not subscribe to these analyst firms’ services. Please note that these reports remain copyrighted material by the analyst groups and may not be altered, edited, enhanced, or taken out of context without analyst firm approval.

Revolutionary Approaches to Marketing: Informatica Marketing Data Lake

This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) impact brief recognizes Informatica’s innovation in enabling marketing organizations to revolutionize their efforts via new data sources, analytics, and accountability.

  • Jul 2016
  • 882 kB
  • 3 pages
  • Big Data, Total Customer Relationship Solutions

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide

Application managers and directors of integration are being challenged to integrate hybrid application portfolios as well as provide easy access to the data within those systems. This Magic Quadrant can be used to assess the ability of integration PaaS vendors to meet these rapidly evolving needs.

  • Mar 2016
  • 304 kB
  • 40 pages
  • Integration Platform as a Service, Cloud Integration

The Forrester Wave™: Master Data Management, Q1 2016

In The Forrester Wave™: Master Data Management, Q1 2016 Informatica is positioned as a leader in new multiplatform MDM based on current offering, strategy, and market presence.

  • Mar 2016
  • 505.2 kB
  • 18 pages
  • Master Data Management

Building Data-Centric Security With Informatica Secure@Source to Gain Actionable Insights Into Sensitive Data Risk

In February 2016, Informatica announced its release of the second version of Secure@Source, a unified platform for identifying, analyzing, and quantifying sensitive data risk. This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) Impact Brief details the announcement and recognizes Informatica’s innovation and leadership in the area of sensitive data risk and information security.

  • Feb 2016
  • 888.3 kB
  • 3 pages
  • Data Security

Quantifying the Case for Enhanced Data Preparation

To provide guidance to data analysts and technology decision makers on investing in data preparation solutions, Blue Hill Research conducted a survey of 186 data analysts. The survey results quantify how data analysts are spending their time, and identify the extent to which data analysts are required to spend time preparing data as opposed to conducting value added analysis.

  • Feb 2016
  • 1.4 MB
  • 8 pages
  • Data Integration

2015 Forrester Wave: Data Quality Solutions

In The Forrester Wave™: Data Quality Solutions: The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up” now, the leading analyst firm positioned Informatica as a leader in data quality.

  • Dec 2015
  • 474.2 kB
  • 18 pages
  • Data Quality

Delivering on the Promise of Big Data: Informatica Big Data Management Launch

In November 2015, Informatica announced the launch of its Big Data Management offering. This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) impact brief details the announcement and recognizes Informatica’s leadership in the area of enterprise data integration associated with big data and Hadoop.

  • Nov 2015
  • 297.2 kB
  • 3 pages
  • Big Data

Informatica 10 Focuses on Managing Data as a Moving Target

The underlying assumption of Informatica 10 is that data sources, targets, and analytic requirements are moving targets. For the database administrator, Informatica automates the nuisance of having to constantly update data mappings. For the business user, the data management platform adds rules-based classification and semantic discovery; tweaks existing capabilities, such as data profiling, with new visualizations; and adds a collaboration layer that taps the wisdom of "crowds" within the enterprise and harvests expertise from subject-matter experts dispersed across the enterprise, who have unique knowledge of different pieces or sets of data.

  • Nov 2015
  • 103 kB
  • 5 pages
  • Big Data, Data Integration, Data Quality

Informatica v10.0 Opens Up Big Data and the Cloud to the Masses

This release provides Informatica with an important set of capabilities across IT management, metadata management, cloud connectivity, Big Data, data quality, and workflow governance. This announcement carries weight as the increasingly complicated world of enterprise data has forced companies to devote more time to the challenges of cloud connectivity, data mapping, data management, and business contextualization.

  • Nov 2015
  • 2.1 MB
  • 8 pages
  • Big Data, Data Integration, Data Quality

Informatica Completes v10 Release with Big Data Management Launch

Informatica has the expertise and trusted relationships to help its customers take advantage of this opportunity, and the delivery of Big Data Management extends Informatica’s existing solutions on Hadoop with new technology, including Blaze.

  • Nov 2015
  • 728.6 kB
  • 4 pages
  • Big Data, Data Integration, Data Quality