Customers Demonstrate Support For Informatica 9

Business Decision Makers Rely On Comprehensive Solution To Meet Challenges Of Managing Data

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November 10, 2009 -  Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced strong customer support for Informatica 9, the industry’s only comprehensive, unified and open platform for data integration and first infrastructure platform for the data-driven enterprise.

Customers from across vertical industries will be able to maximize the business value of their data to achieve competitive advantage with Informatica 9. Data are a business’ most valuable IT asset and with relevant, trustworthy and timely data, companies become more agile and responsive.

Customers expressing support for Informatica 9 and its benefits to their organizations, include:

Business and IT Collaboration

Fiserv - “Fiserv is a complex organization with many strategies driven by a pervasive demand for information across a multitude of data sources. As one of the IT teams responsible for supporting these strategic efforts we are constantly facing the challenge of how to deliver value while managing expenditures associated with people, process, and technology. Informatica 9 is a product that positions us for success through a single platform offering for all our data integration needs with reusable data services that will enhance our ability to operate more efficiently. The tight integration of solutions in Informatica 9 equips Fiserv with timely and trusted data to not only meet industry requirements, but also to drive emerging market strategies while leveraging Fiserv competencies.”
 - Mark Hendrickson, Manager, Data Warehouse Services, Depository Institution Services

Nike - “Access to timely, relevant, and trusted data is extremely important to Nike’s business. We are very excited about the new and versatile capabilities of Informatica 9 and the continued business value that Nike realizes from Informatica technology.” 
- Steve J. Dennis, Director, Integration Competency Center

Pervasive Data Quality

Accenture - “Informatica Data Quality 9.0 lowers the language barrier between business and IT, a key requirement for a data driven enterprise. This creates opportunities for new ways to collaboratively edit and review exception and duplicate records. Collaboration between the business and IT in the ongoing data cleansing process is critical for success.”
- Kimmo Kontra, Manager, Information Management Services

BostonScientific - “At Boston Scientific, we help clinicians improve patients’ lives by delivering innovative medical technologies that lead the world in quality, reliability and efficacy. The availability of trusted and timely information is thus foundational to our mission of ‘Delivering What’s Next’ in less-invasive therapies. We are excited about the capabilities of Informatica 9 as it enables IT and the business to share the responsibility for data quality and data governance, and increase confidence and trust in enterprise data. We’re interested in lowering costs and the time to deliver, while meeting our SLAs and compliance requirements.”
- Kristopher Anderson, Senior Software Developer

GfK Retail and Technology France - “Customer retention issues and the need for more detailed reports were the inspiration for our original Informatica Data Quality deployment. With its latest release, Informatica will spearhead pervasive data quality, enabling business users, data stewards, analysts and developers, to participate in data quality processes and support their specific tasks, which in turn will help GfK to capture, service and retain customers even more effectively.”
- Fabrice Benaut, Director of Information Systems and Development

Humberside Police - “Informatica Developer 9.0 is full of new features including unified profiling and cleansing, mid-stream profiling, new and extended data quality transforms and full support for building and re-using data quality rules across multiple projects.”
- Mark Lancaster,Information Standards Manager, Information Services Branch

Manpower (North America)- “By deploying common data quality rules to our business applications and data warehouse with Informatica Data Quality 9, we can proactively identify issues and reduce the cost associated with bad data as well as identify and drive additional revenue opportunities.”
- Troy Vant Hul, Manager, Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence

SOA-based Data Services

Carlson Wagonlit Travel - “With Informatica 9, making critical business information available as a service in a timely and trustworthy manner, has never been so easy. Integration of all data, be it master data, transaction data, or technical configuration data can be standardized with a single and versatile data integration platform -- on premise or on the cloud. With a single data integration platform, we will be able to receive and deliver data immediately to all internal applications and external suppliers and partners, the way it is needed -- virtual or physical data integration -- and when it is needed without rebuilding the logic. We can now unify data virtualization, Web services, batch, CDC and messaging with comprehensive data services and expect to reduce development and maintenance cost in providing full end-to-end visibility.”
- William El Kaim, Lead IT Architect, Global Products IT Development

KPN - “Once again Informatica has moved the market forward with yet another industry-first data integration solution. Informatica 9 gives KPN a single platform and leverages a common set of skills so we can rapidly build data services for key data assets such as customers used across many of our applications. By building our business around a single, unified view of each customer relationship, KPN is uniquely equipped to target and acquire more customers.”
- Thomas Reichel, Senior IT Architect

LinkShare - “LinkShare continues its drive to become a data driven organization.  Informatica 9 is a significant advance for companies like ours: the SOA-based data services functionality will power a unified platform LinkShare will use to deliver high-quality, relevant data to all our users and applications, no matter how they need to receive it. This would be many times more complex to implement and maintain using hand-coded systems, if we were able to do that at all.”
- Jonathan Levine, Co-President

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About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world’s number one independent leader in data integration software. The Informatica Platform provides corporations with a comprehensive, unified, open and economical approach to lower IT costs and gain competitive advantage from their information assets. More than 3,850 enterprises worldwide rely on Informatica to access, integrate and trust their information assets held in the traditional enterprise and in the internet cloud. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit


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