Informatica Customers And Partners Show Support For Informatica Cloud Winter 2012 Release

Introduces New Easy-to-Use Contact Validation Service, New Connectivity Framework and Enhanced Support for Real-Time Integration with Salesforce CRM and Force.com

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November 16, 2011 - 

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced industry support for Informatica Cloud Winter 2012, the market’s first cloud data integration contact validation service and crowd-sourced connectivity framework. This release introduces significant new functionality to cloud integration and hybrid-IT environments in the areas of simplicity, connectivity and enterprise-class features.

Customers and technology partners, supporting Informatica Cloud Winter 2012 include:

Customers

CETCO “Informatica Cloud ensures that our Salesforce CRM users never need to leave the platform. Broadening cloud-based connectivity and a continued focus on simplicity and ease of use will make the Winter ’12 release an even more critical component of our IT infrastructure.”
-- Laura McKevitt, CRM Manager

Pac-Van, Inc “Without Informatica Cloud, our sales team would have been working in two separate systems and user adoption of Salesforce CRM would have been slow. The new real-time capabilities and expanded connectivity options coming with Informatica Cloud Winter ’12 will be essential for integrating all of our key business systems and processes and maximizing our overall return on investment.”
-- Jay Moore, New Media Marketing Associate and Salesforce.com Administrator

Sterling Risk “Informatica Cloud bridges the gap between Sterling & Sterling’s agency management system and Salesforce CRM. We chose a cloud-based data integration solution to benefit from the same level of agility and flexibility we expect from our software as a service (SaaS) applications. Informatica Cloud Winter ’12 continues the pace of innovation we have come to expect and the new capabilities will ensure we continue to maximize our overall return on data.”
-- Mike Tampone, director of IT

Partners

Appsolute “To help customers realize the power of the Salesforce social enterprise, they need robust data integration solutions. The Informatica Cloud Connector Framework will allow us to rapidly and cost effectively develop integration connectors between Salesforce and a large number of cloud-based enterprise applications. We will then list these connectors on the Informatica Marketplace for integration solutions.”
-- Fergus Moroney, Managing Director

Astadia “Astadia customers require robust data integration solutions to realize the power of Salesforce in the connected enterprise. The Informatica Cloud Connector Framework provides Astadia with a powerful platform to rapidly and cost effectively develop integration between Salesforce and our clients' ERP and marketing automation solutions to create a cohesive operational and analytic environment for their enterprise.”
-- Aaron Mieswinkel, Principal Architect

CoreMatrix “CoreMatrix is a Cloud Computing Services and Consulting Company acknowledged by Forrester as a leader in Cloud Computing space. To help customers realize the power of the Salesforce social enterprise, they need robust data integration solutions. The Informatica Cloud Connector Framework allows us to rapidly and cost effectively develop integration between Salesforce and Core Banking applications as well as Transfer Agent applications such as Boston Financial Data Services. We can list these connectors on the Informatica Marketplace which will allow us to deliver integration solutions in a more rapid manner.”
-- Ernie Megazzini, Principal & Vice President of Cloud Strategy

Libra OnDemand “As a provider of hospitality solutions, we integrate multiple customer touch points into a single guest profile. Informatica helps us accomplish this by providing a flexible and secure framework for a variety of transactional data feeds, such as property management and point of sale systems, activity management applications and central reservation tools.”
-- Gregg Hopkins, President and CEO

Mansa Systems “Mansa Systems partnered with Informatica to help our customers resolve Salesforce integration issues quickly and cost effectively. We have already built a custom Salesforce CRM to Advent Portfolio Management System cloud integration solution on the Informatica Marketplace and we see a tremendous opportunity with the new Rapid Connector Framework to extend our Salesforce Fast Track Integration Package. We realize that quick integration solutions are critical for our customers’ business success, and the Informatica Rapid Connector Framework empowers us to quickly build custom interfaces to apps without having to wait for native connector product release cycles.”
--Siva Devaki, CEO

Silverline “To help customers realize the power of the Salesforce social enterprise, they need robust data integration solutions. The Informatica Cloud Connector Framework allows us to rapidly and cost effectively develop integrations between Salesforce and a wide variety of applications and platforms. We can then list these connectors on the Informatica Marketplace, which is quickly becoming a hub for integration solutions.”
-- Gireesh Sonnad, Partner

V2 Strategic Advisors “V2 leverages the Informatica Cloud solution to help solve our clients' business challenges across a range of industries including media, advertising, sports and entertainment, travel and high tech. The evolution of Informatica's Rapid Connector Framework will further empower V2 to rapidly and effectively support our clients' integration needs.”
-- John Tanner, President & Founder

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Availability
Informatica Cloud Winter 2012 is in pre-release as of November 17, 2011. It will be generally available in January 2012. To register for the Cloud Winter 2012 webcast and for further information about the cloud integration release, please visit Informatica Cloud Winter 2012.

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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 www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informatica and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.

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