Multi-Media News Release: Informatica World Wraps Up a Week of Technology Innovation and Industry Leadership

Launched Vibe to Harness Data Across Applications, Processes and Connected Devices to Enable Organizations to Leverage Data to Realize Business Potential

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 13, 2013 - 


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Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, hosted its annual user conference, Informatica World 2013, last week at the Aria Resort and Casino and Las Vegas.

In the opening keynote at the conference, CEO Sohaib Abbasi introduced Vibe, the world's first and only virtual data machine, and discussed the impact the technology can have in harnessing data to deliver business and technology innovation. In the keynote session, Abbasi discussed and demonstrated how the Map Once. Deploy Anywhere. technology of Vibe can be leveraged to unlock business potential.

Industry leaders, customers and partners support Vibe. Read more about Vibe in the company announcement.

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Informatica World Highlights

Fun Data Facts

Watch the Informatica World keynote sessions:

CEO Sohaib Abbasi keynote with guests Saum Mathur, head of Information Strategy and CIO, HP Software.

Rick Smolan, CEO, Against All Odds Productions and author, "The Human Face of Big Data".

EVP and GM of Data Quality Product Division Ivan Chong with guests Adam Rogers, CTO at Ultimate Software, Tom Kato, enterprise architect at US Airways and Dan Domagala, CIO for the State of Colorado.

EVP and CTO James Markarian with guests Amr Awadallah, CTO at Cloudera and John Magee, Software CMO at GE.

Vibe Resources




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INFAgraphics –BRIC countries investing the most in data integration (source: industry estimates)

Informatica World Keynote Session

Informatica World Keynote Session

Informatica World Attendees Enjoy the Opening Night Reception

Informatica World Attendees Enjoy the Opening Night Reception

PowerCenter Express – Designed to meet data integration needs for enterprise departments and small to mid-sized companies.


Executive Photos

Sohaib Abbasi
Sohaib Abbasi,
Chairman and CEO
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James Markarian
James Markarian,
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
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Ivan Chong
Ivan Chong,
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Data Quality
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Marge Breya
Marge Breya,
EVP and CMO, Informatica
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Rick Smolan
Rick Smolan,
CEO, Against All Odds Productions and author,
"The Human Face of Big"
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Vibe Quotes

“Wayin is all about sparking conversations and information integration is at the heart of it. Making information integration brain-dead simple has got to be the right thing to do. Just the way Java enabled applications anywhere, Vibe will enable information everywhere.”
Scott McNealy,Chairman, Wayin and co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Sun Microsystems

“The Internet of Things is one of the most data-rich opportunities in the world. Billions of connected devices will soon be information citizens generating valuable insights that can be used to make better decisions. There is a critical need for data services from the device to big data analytics in the data center; Informatica’s Vibe technology is very promising, and we are excited to see how a scalable architecture can transform information infrastructure.”
Ken Klein, president, Wind River

“This approach to end-to-end data integration aligns with our commitment to providing clients with new technologies that deliver improved performance and return on investment. Accenture and Informatica share a vision of helping our clients apply the right technologies to unlock even more value from their data and using analytics, insights and actions to drive better business outcomes.”
Charles Nardi, global managing director, Data Management, Accenture

“As a multispecialty healthcare provider, leveraging data to improve patient care is critical to Ochsner’s business and the services we provide for patients and physicians. We have leveraged Informatica’s data integration solutions to integrate systems and platforms to provide a single, real time view of data across our more than 8 hospitals and 35 health centers. With Vibe, Informatica can enable us to access and manage data across our platforms, applications and devices and turn it into actionable data to improve our care.”
Jonathan Stevenson, Director of Innovation and Analytics, Ochsner Health System

 “The confluence of big data, mobility, cloud based deployments, and massive end point proliferation requires a solution like VDM to support the shift from data to decisions. Data integration must be seamless and agile.  In fact, future big data business models require easy to deploy and manage solutions that process vast quantities of data and increase the speed of decision making. As these requirements change how data integration, data quality, tie back to the information life cycle, expect competitors to create VDM like solutions. For now, Informatica appears to have the upper hand in this emerging market.”
Constellation Research, The Vibe On Informatica’s Virtual Data Machine

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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 realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. Informatica Vibe, the industry’s first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM), powers the unique “Map Once. Deploy Anywhere.” capabilities of the Informatica Platform. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets from devices to mobile to social to big data residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit Connect with Informatica at, and


Notes: Informatica Vibe, Informatica Platform and Informatica PowerCenter Express are trademarks or registered trademarks 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.