Informatica PowerCenter Added To NEC InfoFrame Solution Suite

Informatica certified as NEC alliances partner

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., December 02, 2008 -  Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the leading independent provider of data integration software and services, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with NEC Corporation whereby NEC will offer Informatica’s PowerCenter as part of its NEC InfoFrame information management solution suite. Informatica has also been certified as an NEC alliances partner. Under the terms of the distribution agreement, PowerCenter will be marketed to NEC customers in Japan under the NEC brand and will be supported by an Informatica-dedicated NEC engineering team.

“Informatica is a leading enterprise data integration provider and its flagship product, PowerCenter, is recognized globally for its scalability and reliability,” said Mr. Motoyasu Akatsu, general manager, First Computer Software Department, NEC. “Our company offers our customers the best data management system for the information economy and with the vast capabilities of PowerCenter as an enabler for NEC InfoFrame, customers can now address a host of new information-driven business opportunities with a compelling value proposition. As the importance of data grows, they can choose the solution most suitable for their company needs.”

The NEC Alliances Program is comprised of a handful of the leading vendors in the industry. The NEC-Informatica partnership will allow NEC customers to leverage PowerCenter in concert with other components of the InfoFrame Data Coordinator Solution suite, including InfoFrame Documentum and InfoFrame DataBooster both aimed at large-scale data integration projects.

“Informatica PowerCenter offers near-universal data integration capabilities and is the only data integration component of the InfoFrame solution suite,” said Harry Gould, senior vice president, Worldwide Alliances, Informatica. “The NEC-Informatica strategic partnership will be instrumental to pursuing our growth plans in Japan. Jointly, we are well prepared for the exciting growth opportunities across manufacturing, financial services and a variety of other vertical markets as customers pursue top IT initiatives such as data warehousing, regulatory compliance, governance, modernization and master data management.”

About NEC
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Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the leading independent provider of enterprise data integration software and services. With Informatica, organizations can gain greater business value by integrating all their information assets from across the enterprise. More than 3,350 companies worldwide rely on Informatica to reduce the cost and expedite the time to address data integration needs of varying complexity and scale. For more information, please visit


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