Zyme Solutions Improves Channel Intelligence With Informatica And QlikTech

Informatica And QlikTech Partnership Unlocks Valuable Data For Enterprise Customers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 06, 2009 - 

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the leading independent provider of data integration software and services, and QlikTech, the world's fastest-growing Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor today announced that Zyme Solutions (Zyme) is leveraging QlikView analysis from QlikTech and the Informatica data integration platform to deliver its pioneering channel intelligence service offering. 

Zyme, the leading provider of hosted channel intelligence services to the high-tech industry, is one of the first vendors to benefit from the combined offering.  Zyme processes more than five million channel point-of-sale & inventory transactions every week, from daily feeds originating at distributors and retailers in more than 140 countries.  Data volumes are expected to double in the next year, as Zyme continues serving large technology companies with the most complex distribution networks in the world.

"Informatica's leading data integration and data quality software and QlikView's versatile and flexible technology solution are important building blocks of our channel intelligence services platform," said Chandran Sankaran, CEO of Zyme Solutions.  "This partnership will provide a strong foundation for Zyme's data management and visualization capabilities, and will allow us to expand our distinctive and proprietary channel intelligence software and content offerings."   

The combination of Informatica's robust data integration products, such as PowerCenter, Informatica B2B Data Transformation and Informatica Data Quality, with QlikView's advanced data visualization capabilities enables enterprises to optimize their entire data management process, increase data quality and reduce time spent on data integration.

"Our partnership with QlikTech delivers an innovative new solution to market that unlocks the value of business data," said Harry Gould, senior vice president, Worldwide Alliances, Informatica.  "Delivering trustworthy, timely data greatly optimizes an organization's ability to gain new levels of information access, productivity and insight, which in turn supports the need to be operationally efficient."

QlikView gives users the information they need to make optimal decisions today – at a fraction of the cost of traditional BI software.  On top of the Informatica platform, QlikView will offer enterprise clients rapid, user-driven analysis and reporting, enabling the visualization of massive amounts of data at the click of a button. 

"QlikView analysis on the Informatica platform ensures fast, integrated and accurate data analysis.  When delivered in conjunction with Zyme's unique combination of channel intelligence software, content and services, business users in marketing, sales, operations and finance functions gain an unparalleled and timely view of their channel sales data globally.  This gives them the ability to make critical business decisions in a timely manner," said Peter McQuade, vice president of alliances at QlikTech.  "In today's economic environment, this assurance of clean data and instantaneous visualization is no longer a competitive advantage, but a necessity, and we are pleased to be an important part of Zyme's success."

About QlikTech
QlikTech is the business answers company.  Its flagship product, QlikView, enables organizations of all sizes to unlock the value of their data to make better decisions that improve business results. Unlike traditional BI solutions, QlikView delivers immediate value with payback measured in days or weeks rather than months, years, or not at all. Through QlikView's disruptive, in-memory associative approach, business users have experienced unprecedented success and satisfaction.  QlikTech is the only company in this market that offers a 30-day money-back guarantee. QlikTech grew by 50% in 2008 and has more than 10,500 customers in 92 countries and over 700 partners worldwide. For more information, please visit www.qlikview.com or subscribe to the QlikView XML RSS Feed.

About Zyme Solutions
Zyme Solutions is a leading provider of channel intelligence solutions to the high-tech industry, helping customers manage their indirect sales channel and improve channel performance through data-driven insight.  Zyme collates millions of private POS and inventory transactions each week reported by distribution and retail channel partners in 140 countries, on behalf of leading technology companies.  Zyme cleanses, analyzes and delivers this data into mission critical business process like revenue recognition, rebate program payments, and supply chain planning.   Zyme's unique Service-On-Software offering, along with superior customer service and domain expertise has earned Zyme an unparalleled reputation for value. For more information call 1-877-262-8990 or visit www.zymesolutions.com

About Informatica
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 3,450 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, call +1 650 385 5000 (1 800 653 9871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com.


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