Informatica Customers and Partners Support Informatica PowerCenter Big Data Edition

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., October 23, 2012 - 

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today introduced Informatica PowerCenter Big Data Edition, a major innovation for enterprises augmenting traditional transactional data with social, mobile, cloud and machine data at high velocity, volume and variety. By leveraging new analytical platforms such as Hadoop, only PowerCenter Big Data Edition works both with emerging technologies and traditional data management infrastructure to unlock the value of big data while lowering big data costs and risks. 

The Informatica ecosystem has expressed their support for PowerCenter Big Data Edition and here is what some partners and customers have to say:

Cloudera: “Cloudera Enterprise and Informatica’s PowerCenter Big Data Edition ensures organizations maximize their return on big data. Cloudera Enterprise is a proven, enterprise-ready solution for Hadoop distribution and PowerCenter Big Data Edition is a proven path to innovation. Together, Cloudera and Informatica increase developer and administrator productivity, and deliver the performance and cost benefits to accelerate big data deployments and adoption.”
- Mike Olson, chief executive officer

Electronic Arts: “Electronic Arts collects, integrates, and analyzes massive amounts of game telemetry data, social media data, and mobile data combined with transaction data to turn big data insights into business value.  Electronic Arts unified big data platform depends on enterprise-ready data access, data ingestion, data integration, data processing, and data visualization to power the future of game development, marketing, sales, accounting, and customer experience.”
- Tom Kornegay, Director, Analytics WW Customer Experience

EMC Greenplum: “Data scientists and analysts spend a significant time on the mechanics of data integration. The PowerCenter Big Data Edition makes data integration easy with unlimited scalability on Hadoop and high speed data ingestion into EMC Greenplum. The EMC Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform and the PowerCenter Big Data Edition enables data science teams to spend more time discovering big data insights rather than worry about integrating data.”
- Josh Klahr, vice president of Products

Hortonworks: “The Hortonworks Data Platform together with the Informatica PowerCenter Big Data Edition provides the best of both worlds when it comes to big data.  Optimized for maximum developer productivity and the storage and processing of big data the combined architecture enables companies to cost-effectively deliver on the promise of big data.”
- Mitch Ferguson, vice president, Business Development

MapR: “MapR and Informatica’s PowerCenter Big Data Edition address the big data challenges of volume, variety, and velocity.  MapR brings enterprise-grade reliability and performance to Hadoop. One of the keys to successful big data projects is a codeless visual development environment to consistently and reliably load and extract data to Hadoop, process data at scale on Hadoop, and deliver data at any latency.”
- Jack Norris, vice president, Marketing

Teradata: “Informatica’s PowerCenter Big Data Edition together with the Teradata® Unified Data Architecture™ make Hadoop and Teradata work in perfect harmony. The PowerCenter Big Data Edition will help our customers get the most from big, diverse data and their Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse by optimizing ETL and broader data integration processing across the Teradata Unified Data Architecture.”
- Chris Twogood, vice president, Product and Services Marketing

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