Informatica Partners Applaud Siperian Acquisition

Leading Systems Integrators, Technology and Solutions Providers Anticipate Delivering New Value Through Synergistic Informatica and Siperian Technologies

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 08, 2010 -  Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of enterprise data integration software, today announced significant support among its strategic alliance partners for its recent acquisition of Siperian, a leader in Master Data Management (MDM) platform technology.  The acquisition of Siperian enables Informatica and its partners to offer a proven top-ranked solution for automating MDM, one of the fastest growing categories of broader data integration, and to deliver even more differentiating value to customers based on the synergy between the Informatica platform and Siperian MDM technology.

“The union of Informatica and Siperian will strengthen the strategic partnerships that both companies share as we work with our partners in helping customers achieve optimal results from their MDM projects,” said Arvind Parthasarathi, general manager, MDM, Informatica. “The synergy between the Informatica and Siperian technologies, and the pre-existing tight integration between our offerings, will enable our technology and solution provider partners to rapidly provide new and broader types of differentiated business solutions in the marketplace.”

Broad Support
Leading systems integrators and technology partners expressed support for the Informatica Siperian acquisition including:

Capgemini – “Informatica's acquisition of Siperian brings together market leaders in Data Integration and Master Data Management, which presents a great opportunity for Capgemini to create value for our clients through our Business Information Management service offerings that leverage this solution. Together Capgemini and Informatica have a unique opportunity to deliver next-generation solutions to organizations around the globe in numerous sectors including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, financial services and beyond.”
- Paul Nannetti, Business Information Management Global Lead

Deloitte Consulting LLP – “Companies look to Deloitte Consulting LLP to help them in their efforts to enhance the performance of their IT-enabled processes and improve their business operations, and both Informatica and Siperian have been valuable strategic contributors to our endeavors. We will benefit from the coming together of these two companies as a result of the new types of services and solutions that we will be able to develop, further complementing and adding additional value to our advisory, consulting and services offerings.”
 - Umesh Hari, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Information Management

Evaxyx – “As a consultancy focused on data integration, data quality and MDM solutions, Evaxyx enthusiastically supports Informatica’s acquisition of Siperian, one of our key partners. Informatica and Siperian together possess all the technology pieces of the MDM puzzle and their union will further Evaxyx’s ability to comprehensively support our clients’ complex information management demands.”
 - Adam Prentis, Managing Director

GalaxE.Solutions – “Siperian and GalaxE have partnered to implement some key revolutionary capabilities in leading healthcare organizations globally. Jointly, we successfully managed the complex lifecycle of data entities through master data management, coupled with highly ergonomic and efficient web 2.0 and secure services interfaces. We are excited at the next level of capabilities represented by Siperian’s merger with Informatica and we look forward to leveraging Informatica and Siperian’s strengths in data integration, data quality and MDM to empower ‘one version of the truth’ solutions throughout the enterprise.”
- Sandipan Gangopadhyay, President

HighPoint Solutions – “As long-term partners with Siperian and Informatica, HighPoint Solutions is excited about the synergies and value this merger will bring to our clients. For Siperian, this move brings long-term stability, greater access to capital for growth and increased presence in the marketplace.  For Informatica, this allows them to extend their data integration and data quality platform into the MDM arena, where they have now become an instant market leader. From any discerning viewpoint this move has to be viewed as a win-win-win situation for Siperian, Informatica and their clients.”
 - Eric Letts, Vice President of Master Data Management

HP – “Customers implementing a master data management project want to achieve rapid time to value and follow a clear path to realizing business outcomes. By combining Informatica and Siperian with HP’s master data management services and expertise in managing large-scale data integration projects, clients can increase their impact on customer relationships, supply chain, and business performance.”
 - Giuliano Di Vitantonio, Head of Marketing and Alliances, Business Intelligence Solutions, HP

Myers-Holum, Inc. – “Myers-Holum has long recognized MDM as an essential component of an overall business information management strategy, and has developed a strong relationship with Informatica in this area. The acquisition of Siperian strengthens Informatica’s data management playbook, while Siperian’s MDM platform synergizes nicely with Informatica’s data integration tools and technologies, and we look forward to leveraging this strength and synergy to the ultimate benefit of our clientele.”
- Dave Chu, CTO

Wipro Technologies– “We see the Siperian acquisition as a unique opportunity for clients to leverage the complementary benefits of advanced MDM solutions combined with robust data integration capabilities. This is a compelling value proposition for organizations looking to leverage their information assets to drive transformation initiatives. There is very good potential for us to provide comprehensive enterprise information management solutions to our clients on a robust foundation of reliable, unified source of information.  Our market-leading solutions and in-depth capabilities combined with advanced technologies from Informatica, will be highly beneficial to our global clients. We look forward to the continued success of our partnership with Informatica.”
- Srini Pallia, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Business Technology Services

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. The Informatica Platform provides organizations with a comprehensive, unified, open and economical approach to lower IT costs and gain competitive advantage from their information assets. More than 3,900 enterprises worldwide rely on Informatica to access, integrate and trust their information assets held in the traditional enterprise and in the internet cloud. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com.

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