Media Alert: Informatica CTO, James Markarian, Keynotes At 2011 Hadoop World Conference

Data Integration Leader Sponsors Industry's Largest Gathering of Apache Hadoop Users

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November 03, 2011 - 

-- News Facts:

What: Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, announced today that it is a Platinum sponsor of Hadoop World 2011 in New York City. James Markarian, Informatica chief technology officer, will be keynoting on an emerging paradigm in the world of data today, Apache Hadoop – a software framework that supports data-intensive distributed applications. Informatica will also be exhibiting at the event.

Hadoop World 2011 is host to the largest conference of Apache Hadoop practitioners, developers, business executives, industry luminaries and innovative companies in the Hadoop ecosystem. The two-day event will focus on insightful, cutting-edge presentations presented by thought leaders and individuals with significant experience deploying Hadoop in the enterprise.

Who: James Markarian will deliver a main-stage keynote address entitled: The Future of the Data Management Market, and What that Means to You. Markarian will discuss historical trends and technology shifts in data management and how the data deluge has contributed to the emergence of Apache Hadoop. Markarian will showcase examples of how forward-looking organizations are leveraging Hadoop to maximize their Return on Data to improve insight and operations. By sharing his perspective about this next major analytics platform, Markarian will discuss why Hadoop is poised to change the face of analytics and data management. Finally, he will challenge the Hadoop ecosystem to work together to close the remaining technology gaps in Hadoop. 

When: Hadoop World is Tuesday, November 8, and Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York City, New York.

  • James Markarian will give his keynote on Wednesday, November 9, at 8:30 am ET.
  • Informatica will also host a session later that day with one of its customers entitled: Data Ingestion, Egression and Preparation for Hadoop at 2:00 pm ET in the Empire East Room.
  • Informatica will be exhibiting at booth # 3.

Where: Register online for Hadoop World 2011, New York City.

Why: Hadoop developers face the challenge of accessing all the data they need and getting it into Hadoop for analysis. Informatica technology accesses a variety of data types, ingests it directly into Hadoop and then delivers the resulting output to other information management systems such as data warehouses. As a data expert, Informatica has deep knowledge and broad customer experience in solving pressing big data challenges, transforming them into big business opportunities. Informatica helps companies maximize their Return on Data by ensuring it is trustworthy, secure, authoritative, relevant, holistic and accessible.

Support from Cloudera
“Cloudera has been working hard to put together the premier gathering of the Hadoop ecosystem, Hadoop World, and we look forward to Informatica’s contributions at the event next week in New York City,” said Ed Albanese, head of Business Development at Cloudera. “Informatica's leadership in data integration continues to drive a competitive advantage for customers around the world, enabling organizations to address new use cases and become more productive in their use of Hadoop-related technologies.”

Tweet this: News: @InformaticaCorp #CTO Keynotes at #Hadoop World 2011, NYC #HW2011

Additional Information:

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to gain a competitive advantage with timely, relevant and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives. Worldwide, over 4,500 enterprises depend on Informatica for data integration, data quality and big data solutions to access, integrate and trust their information assets residing on-premise and in the Cloud. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit Connect with Informatica at and


Note: Informatica is a registered trademark of Informatica Corporation in the United States and in jurisdictions throughout the world. All other company and product names may be trade names or trademarks of their respective owners.