Analyst Reports


Informatica secures reprints to these industry analyst reports as a convenience to our customers, prospects, partners, and members of the media who might not subscribe to these analyst firms’ services. Please note that these reports remain copyrighted material by the analyst groups and may not be altered, edited, enhanced, or taken out of context without analyst firm approval.

Bloor: Managing Data Lakes

Learn how to optimize your data lake for productivity, collaboration, TCO, and ROI with Bloor's Managing Data Lakes report.

  • Jan 2017
  • 672.7 kB
  • 14 pages
  • Big Data

The Forrester Wave: Product Information Management Solutions, Q4 2016

In “The Forrester Wave™: Product Information Management Solutions, Q4 2016: The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up,” Informatica is positioned as a leader based on current offering, strategy, and market presence.

  • Dec 2016
  • 489.8 kB
  • 21 pages
  • Master Data Management

The Forrester Wave: Hybrid Integration For Enterprises, Q4 2016

Forrester positioned Informatica as a leader in The Forrester Wave: Hybrid Integration For Enterprises, Q4 2016: The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up.

  • Nov 2016
  • 389.9 kB
  • 14 pages
  • Cloud Integration, Integration Platform as a Service

Nucleus Research: Informatica Is The Data Lake Lifeguard

Informatica’s Data Lake Management solution now provides industry-specific offerings and Nucleus expects that, for organizations that are drowning in a data lake, these new offerings will allow them to regain control.

  • Sep 2016
  • 471.6 kB
  • 3 pages
  • Big Data

Information Difference MDM Landscape Q2 2016

Informatica has been positioned as the clear leader in the Master Data Management (MDM) industry by a top research firm, The Information Difference. This report assesses vendors on their technology and market strength.

  • Aug 2016
  • 506.3 kB
  • 5 pages
  • Master Data Management

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide

Application managers and directors of integration are being challenged to integrate hybrid application portfolios as well as provide easy access to the data within those systems. This Magic Quadrant can be used to assess the ability of integration PaaS vendors to meet these rapidly evolving needs.

  • Mar 2016
  • 304 kB
  • 40 pages
  • Cloud Integration, Integration Platform as a Service

Building Data-Centric Security With Informatica Secure@Source to Gain Actionable Insights Into Sensitive Data Risk

In February 2016, Informatica announced its release of the second version of Secure@Source, a unified platform for identifying, analyzing, and quantifying sensitive data risk. This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) Impact Brief details the announcement and recognizes Informatica’s innovation and leadership in the area of sensitive data risk and information security.

  • Feb 2016
  • 888.3 kB
  • 3 pages
  • Data Security

2015 Forrester Wave: Data Quality Solutions

In The Forrester Wave™: Data Quality Solutions: The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up” now, the leading analyst firm positioned Informatica as a leader in data quality.

  • Dec 2015
  • 474.2 kB
  • 18 pages
  • Data Quality

The Value of Strategic Supplier Data Management

This report explores the needs, capabilities, and technology required for a robust supplier data management program to support the expectations of increasingly complex supply chains.

  • Jul 2015
  • 236.9 kB
  • 20 pages
  • Manufacturing, Master Data Management

The State of Data Security Intelligence

This Ponemon Institute’s research report reveals how organizations are using data security intelligence to assess and minimize risks to their sensitive and confidential information on premise and in the cloud.

  • Apr 2015
  • 2.2 MB
  • 28 pages
  • Data Security

Data-centric Security: A New Information Security Perimeter

Information security practices are in the midst of a major transition. Why? Traditional security defenses are no match for internal and targeted attacks that circumvent security controls and steal sensitive data. Furthermore, IT infrastructure (and sensitive data) is extending inside and outside the perimeter; as organizations embrace cloud computing, mobility (i.e., mobile applications, remote/mobile employees, users, etc.), and big data analytics tools. To address modern threats and IT mobility, CISOs must adopt two new security perimeters around data­-centric security and identity.

  • Mar 2015
  • 417.7 kB
  • 5 pages
  • Data Security

Data-Driven Retail: The Path to Maximize the Shopper Experience

This report explores the challenges retailers face in harnessing data and analytics to better meet customer expectations across all interaction channels. It also provides an overview of the three core building blocks retailers must establish and nurture in order to maximize their performance through the effective use of data.

  • Jan 2015
  • 298.9 kB
  • 18 pages
  • Master Data Management, Data Quality, Retail & Wholesale

Maximizing Integration ROI from a Hybrid Application Environment

Nucleus Research found using a hybrid integration framework that can be optimized for both cloud and on-premise applications can lower initial and ongoing IT costs and maximize value over time.

  • Mar 2014
  • 272.8 kB
  • 5 pages
  • Cloud Integration, Informatica Platform

The Forrester Wave™: Master Data Management Solutions, Q1 2014

Forrester evaluates five vendors that are the most prominent, widely implemented solutions in the master data management market. They represent the future direction of MDM to support complex and highly federated data management needs.

  • Feb 2014
  • 408.4 kB
  • 17 pages
  • Master Data Management

Informatica Vibe for Social, Mobile, and Cloud-Based Data

Informatica Vibe is a virtual data machine built on Informatica's existing data run time engine and shows how Informatica is bridging existing gaps between traditional data management tools and the new platform of social, mobile, and cloud-based technologies.

  • Jun 2013
  • 609.6 kB
  • 5 pages
  • Informatica Platform