Informatica University Launches Globally To Accelerate Customers’ Return On Data

Introduces New Certifications for Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica MDM Hub

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., December 13, 2011, December 13, 2011 - 

News Facts:

  • Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced Informatica University, the premier provider of training and certification for Informatica technologies and products.
  • Focused on helping companies accelerate their Return on Data, Informatica University encompasses all existing and future Informatica education services for customers, partners and consultants, worldwide.
  • According to analyst house IDC in a report entitled Training Improves Project Success in Data Management, “for master data management, data quality and data integration, higher investments in effective training are positively correlated to higher performance, productivity and project success.”
  • With the launch of Informatica University, Informatica introduces new certification offerings around two of its most advanced software solutions: Informatica MDM Hub (Master Data Management) and Informatica PowerCenter version 9, both key components of the award-winning Informatica Platform.
  • Informatica University reflects the ongoing investments made by Informatica in developing and delivering world-class training and certification programs for classroom, live on-line, on-site private events, eLearning and lab formats.
  • In the past year:
    • More than 8,000 individuals from 21 countries, and representing more than 1,400 organizations, have completed Informatica education programs that are now part of Informatica University delivered by more than 25 highly trained instructors.
    • More than 6,800 individuals have attained Certified Informatica Professional status.

New Certification Offerings

  • A new Certification program launching in 2012, will provide our certified customers and partners with an elite status that will differentiate them from their peers, in the areas of enterprise data integration, data quality, master data management and Informatica’s Velocity project implementation methodology.
  • Informatica University just released two new technology certifications to help organizations maximize both the value of their technology investments and the value that employees bring to data management projects:

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  • “We are excited to announce the launch of Informatica University, the premier provider of training and certification for Informatica technologies and products,” said Daniel West, vice president, Informatica University.  “Our mission is to help customers accelerate their return on data through world-class education delivered by Informatica experts. As IDC has pointed out, well-trained teams deliver stronger ROI on technology investments. Informatica University empowers those teams.”

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


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