Informatica Announces Spring 2018 Release General Availability

Delivering Enterprise, AI-driven Innovations for Hybrid Data Management at Scale

  • Big data for integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS)
  • Cloud application integration and intelligent APIs
  • Enterprise Data Catalog with intelligent metadata APIs and enhanced AI algorithms
  • Intelligent, automated enterprise data governance powered by AI
  • AI-driven data privacy and protection for regulations including GDPR

Redwood City, Calif., May 22, 2018 – Informatica®, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced the general availability of the Informatica 2018 Spring release during the 19th annual Informatica World® conference. This release of Informatica’s hybrid data management solutions delivers innovative advances across all its core components, leveraging AI powered by the CLAIRE engine, to enable employees at every level to unleash the power of data.

The Spring 2018 release enables increased productivity by helping organizations manage the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities provided by multi-cloud and hybrid environments, new use cases, user types, data challenges, and compliance requirements.

Gartner has named Informatica a leader in five Gartner Magic Quadrants,* placing farthest to the right on the completeness of vision axis and highest on the ability to execute axis within each Leaders quadrant. Most recently, Gartner positioned Informatica as a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service.1

The Informatica 2018 Spring release includes:

Big Data for Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS)

  • The industry’s first big data management cloud solution for iPaaS increases productivity and agility, accelerates self-service analytics, and empowers data engineers, data analysts, and data scientists to automate and fast-track data management work.

Cloud Application Integration and Intelligent APIs

Enterprise Data Catalog with Intelligent Metadata APIs and Enhanced AI Algorithms

  • New capabilities for Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog simplify democratization of data and provide faster, more relevant data discovery for self-service analytics.

Intelligent, Automated Enterprise Data Governance Powered by AI

  • The integration of Axon Data Governance with Informatica Data Quality, Enterprise Data Catalog and Secure@Source® powers a new, comprehensive enterprise data governance solution that fuels strategic business initiatives, drives privacy and protection, and supports regulatory compliance efforts.

AI-driven Data Privacy and Protection

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  • “Informatica continues to innovate and fuel the next-generation intelligent enterprise to accelerate our customers’ data-driven digital transformations,” said Amit Walia, president, Products and Strategic Ecosystems, Informatica. “Through innovation spanning cloud, on-premises and big data, Informatica offers the industry’s most complete and modular Intelligent Data Platform to help companies unleash the power of data across the hybrid enterprise. Powered by AI, the Informatica Spring 2018 release furthers our position as the undisputed leader in Enterprise Cloud Data Management and the number one leader across all our market categories.”

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About Informatica

Informatica is the only Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader that accelerates data-driven digital transformation. Informatica enables companies to fuel innovation, become more agile and realize new growth opportunities, resulting in intelligent market disruptions. Over the past 25 years, Informatica has helped more than 9,000 customers unleash the power of data. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit Connect with Informatica on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.


Note: Informatica, Informatica World, CLAIRE, Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services, Axon and Secure@Source are trademarks or registered trademarks of Informatica 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.

The information provided herein is subject to change without notice. In addition, the development, release and timing of any product or functionality described today remain at the sole discretion of Informatica and should not be relied upon in making a purchasing decision, nor as a representation, warranty or commitment to deliver specific products or functionality in the future.

Ariel Roop
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* Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, Mark A. Beyer, Eric Thoo, Mei Yang Selvage, Ehtisham Zaidi, 3 August 2017; Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools, Mei Yang Selvage, Saul Judah, and Ankush Jain, 24 October 2017; Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management Solutions, Bill O'Kane, Alan Dayley, Michael Patrick Moran, Simon James Walker, 30 October 2017; Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions, Guido De Simoni, Roxane Edjlali, 10 August 2017.

[1] Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, Keith Guttridge, Massimo Pezzini, Eric Thoo, Bindi Bhullar, Betty J. Zakheim, 18 April 2018.