Deltek Selects Informatica To Archive Costpoint Financial Systems

SAIC, a Large Costpoint ERP Customer, Lowers Application TCO Improving Manageability

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 13, 2009 -  Informatica, the leading independent provider of data integration software and services, today announced that Deltek has chosen the Informatica Data Archive solution to support Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI], a large user of the Deltek Costpoint financial management and project accounting software, to manage data growth, reduce infrastructure costs and enhance performance.

Deltek Costpoint is industry-leading software designed specifically to meet the business needs of sophisticated project-driven organizations and is used by more than 12,000 customers. Deltek Costpoint customers using the Informatica Data Archive are able to reduce storage costs and increase application performance while ensuring the integrity of critical business information. In addition, by removing inactive data from the Deltek application and lowering overall data volume, customers are able to streamline backups, upgrades, and routine maintenance to improve Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Informatica Data Archive for Deltek Costpoint provides a comprehensive archiving solution designed specifically to meet the business needs of sophisticated, project-driven organizations.

“This year we’re expecting a significant increase in the size of our production database, so we needed to continue being proactive about managing our database performance,” explains Greg Clare, vice president and director of Systems Engineering for SAIC IT Services. “As one of the largest Costpoint users, it was important for us to choose a scalable archiving solution that is specifically designed for our application.”

Informatica is Deltek’s preferred archiving partner and the only solution that provides pre-packaged accelerators across the most popular Deltek modules including: AP Vouchers, Cash Receipts, Journal Entries and Requisitions, and Deltek Time and Expense with Employee Self-Service.  These accelerators dramatically reduce  time-to-value by deciphering complex, proprietary data models, managing cross-module dependencies, and identifying key business entities logical (e.g. invoice, PO, etc.) that are the most relevant candidates for archiving. 

“We’re excited to provide the most complete Deltek Costpoint archiving solution on the market,” said Adam Wilson, general manager, ILM, Informatica  “Leading customers like SAIC that are looking for a way to cost effectively handle ever increasing data volumes, while meeting long term data access and retention requirements are turning to Informatica.”  

“Informatica’s Data Archive solution provides Costpoint customers with a powerful way to manage data growth,” says Richard Lowrey, executive vice president, Products and Strategy, Deltek.  “Together Deltek and Informatica provide a solution enabling customers to further their business goals while reducing IT spend.”

Informatica Data Archive for Deltek Costpoint is part of a suite of enterprise data management solutions covering data archiving, test data management, data privacy, application retirement and divestitures.  The solutions are optimized for use with applications from vendors including Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel and Deltek as well as custom and third-party applications. These offerings manage the data lifecycle by helping IT align the business value of information with the most appropriate and cost effective IT infrastructure to manage it.

For more information, visit the Informatica Data Archive page.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the leading independent provider of 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 3,600 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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