LIME Blossoms As An Agile Communications Business With Informatica Platform

Leading Caribbean Telecom Standardizes on Informatica to Help Drive Business Responsiveness and Revenues

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 03, 2010 -  News Facts:
  • Today Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, announced that LIME (Landline, Internet, Mobile and Entertainment), the Caribbean’s only full-service telecoms provider, has standardized on the Informatica Platform to help improve business responsiveness, increase revenues and reduce costs in a fast-growing, fiercely competitive and fluid marketplace.
  • Using the Informatica Platform to create holistic views of its diverse operations and three million customers by integrating massive volumes of complex data from multiple disparate sources. Sources include prepaid/postpaid traffic CDRs, billing, product, collections, service level, provisioning, restoration, and other systems across its vast service area.
  • Transformed LIME’s data integration performance through the extensive high availability functionality of the Informatica Platform.
  • Accelerated the completion of key data integration and delivery jobs by as much as 66 percent so that executives make faster, more accurate business decisions to drive company growth.
  • Enabled elimination of the almost daily failures that plagued previous data integration environment by using automatic rerouting of processing tasks which minimizes service interruptions in the event of hardware, software or network failures.
  • LIME is also taking advantage of the Informatica Enterprise Grid Option to distribute and adaptively balance processing across multiple servers in a grid environment. This optimizes the use of existing processing resources as well as maximizes responsiveness to changing business demands.
  • LIME’s Informatica Platform implementation currently:
    • integrates an average of 44 million rows of data every day in support of more than 400 users across the enterprise
    • enables LIME’s IT organization to adhere to aggressive performance and availability SLAs with the company’s lines of business
    • provides a robust foundation to underpin LIME’s adoption of an Integration Competency Center approach to enterprise integration to reduce project delivery times and costs.

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  • “Informatica has provided a much clearer insight into the behavior of LIME’s three million customers, their purchasing patterns, and emerging market trends,” said Linbert Dixon, regional manager, Business Intelligence, LIME. “The breadth of the Informatica technology solutions, their experience in the telecommunications market, and the unified, open software architecture were the reasons why Informatica was our number one choice. Overall, the environment is stable, quick to set up and easy to maintain.”
  • “Companies in dynamic, fast-moving industries like telecommunication need to make the most of their vast data assets to help streamline operations and outmaneuver the competition. But it’s not unusual for these assets to be siloed across the enterprise, thus making business and operational intelligence a formidable challenge,” said James Markarian, general manager, Data Integration, Informatica. “Stepping up to the challenge, LIME has used the Informatica Platform to create a high performance, high availability and scalable data integration infrastructure, giving them the agility they need for continued success in their dynamic marketplace.”

About LIME
LIME (Landline, Internet, Mobile, and Entertainment) is the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications company, focused on building products and services that make Caribbean people’s lives better. LIME’s aim is to deliver the best communication services across the board, full stop. LIME is part of Cable & Wireless, one of the world’s leading international communications companies.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world gain a competitive advantage in today’s global information economy with timely, relevant and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives. More than 4,000 enterprises worldwide rely on Informatica to access, integrate and trust their information assets held in the traditional enterprise, off premise and in the Cloud. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com.

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