Abrisa Technologies Focuses On Informatica Cloud To Become More Customer-Centric

Cloud Integration Helping Optics Manufacturer Fuel More than 30% Growth Year Over Year

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 25, 2011 -   News Facts:
  • Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world’s number one independent leader in data integration software, today announced that Abrisa Technologies, a global manufacturer of high-quality, fabricated optics and thin film optical coatings, has deployed Informatica Cloud to automate and synchronize customer data currently stored in Salesforce CRM and a customized ERP system, including pipeline, lead, order and delivery information for  the  company’s business units – Abrisa Industrial Glass, Sycamore Glass Components and ZC&R Coatings for Optics as well as six market verticals. 
  • Abrisa Technologies is using Informatica Cloud to standardize the data from thousands of customers, including information about order history in addition to deliveries and pricing metrics, each of which is essential given the highly customized nature of the products that they sell.
  • Informatica Cloud enables a single view of all sales leads across disparate systems, providing a snapshot of the complete pipeline, eliminating duplicate sales efforts.
  • The easy-to-use cloud data integration solution synchronized front- and back-office systems in less than a week and the new system for all sales was operational within 30 days.

The Informatica Cloud data integration solution:

  • Allowed a rapid and smooth data synchronization between Salesforce CRM and Exact Macola ES, which is used to manage production schedules and costs. This on-premise ERP system stores information about customers, vendors, products as well as the company’s financial data.
    • Provides the Abrisa Technologies sales team with current and historical customer and sales data, starting with the lead through the purchase order and including current orders, order history and pricing. 
    • Delivers a real-time view into current sales commitments and market forces, allowing the company to best match resources with demand.
    • Synchronizes order history with current stock for a line of distributed flat glass products.
  • Abrisa Technologies plans to expand its Informatica Cloud implementation to partner and customer portals by the end of the year.

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Supporting Quotes

  • “Informatica Cloud data integration allows us to better leverage our information assets on-premise and in the cloud and will assist Abrisa Technologies in fueling a growth rate in excess of 30% year over year in key market segments such as display, imaging and sensing, medical and defense,” according to Jim Veler, President & CEO, Abrisa Technologies.
  • “Accurate, complete customer and sales data is a key differentiator in our business, and we needed a platform that combines sales and customer data seamlessly into Salesforce,” said David Kwan, Vice President, Information Technology and Customer Service, Abrisa Technologies. “We wanted a technology that would work with our existing middleware and databases and that could be up and running quickly. We found that compatibility and quick deployment with Informatica Cloud, which allowed us to be operational in less than a month.”
  • “Informatica provides a cost-effective, scalable and easy way to synchronize and standardize critical business information between cloud applications and on-premise systems,” said Ron Papas, general manager, Informatica Cloud. “Informatica Cloud enables companies to start using their information strategically and for competitive advantage through rapid deployment and ease of use. Abrisa Technology has proven how quickly organizations are able to achieve a single view of their customers which is critical for company growth and customer centricity.”

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world turn to Informatica to gain a competitive advantage in today’s global information economy with timely, relevant and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives. Worldwide, over 4,350 enterprises rely on Informatica for data integration and data quality solutions 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. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporationhttp://www.linkedin.com/companies/3858 and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.


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