Informatica Achieves Oracle Database Ready, Oracle WebLogic Ready And Oracle Linux Ready Status

Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica Master Data Management Tested, Tuned and Ready to Run on Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Linux

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., October 03, 2011 - 

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced that Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica Master Data Management (MDM) have achieved Oracle Database Ready and Oracle Linux Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). Informatica MDM has also achieved Oracle WebLogic Ready status. The announcement demonstrates that Informatica has fully tested and supports Informatica PowerCenter on Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Linux. Additionally Informatica MDM has been tested and is supported on Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Release 1. Informatica is a Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

The Oracle Exastack Ready Program allows partners, such as Informatica, to be recognized by Oracle for developing, testing and tuning their applications on the latest component products of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud engineered systems. Oracle Database 11g Release 2 offers Informatica industry leading performance, reliability and scalability to power the most demanding business critical applications. It also helps customers save money by lowering storage usage, reducing administration tasks and enabling consolidation onto secure private database cloud environments. Thousands of organizations worldwide rely on Informatica Data Integration to run their business.

Today joint customers can confidently use Informatica products together with component products of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud engineered systems to enjoy improved performance and manageability benefits. Achieving Oracle Database Ready, Oracle WebLogic Ready and Oracle Linux Ready status helps ensure that joint Informatica and Oracle customers can leverage the combined offerings to further increase performance and lower costs, while having the backing of both companies' support organizations. With Oracle Database Ready, Oracle WebLogic Ready and Oracle Linux Ready status, Informatica will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings in the market.

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"Informatica takes pride in being one of the leading independent data integration vendor of choice for thousands of Oracle customers, and we continue to invest to make sure customers can fully leverage their combined Oracle and Informatica foundation," said Girish Pancha, executive vice president, Data Integration, Informatica. "Achieving Oracle Ready status for Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Linux empowers customers and gives them the confidence that they are equipped with cost-effective, high performance capabilities."

"When partners, such as Informatica, leverage the latest component products of Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud as the foundation for their applications, they benefit from a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure that will help them utilize new features and functionality and drive innovation," said Chris Baker, Senior Vice President, Worldwide ISV and OEM Sales, Oracle. "Now that the Informatica products are ready to run on Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Linux, they are equipped to deliver more value to customers."

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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 gain a competitive advantage with timely, relevant and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives. Worldwide, over 4,440 enterprises depend on Informatica for data integration, data quality and big data solutions to access, integrate and trust their information assets residing on-premise and in the Cloud. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informatica and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.

About the Oracle Exastack Program
The Oracle Exastack Program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack Program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud. Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they have been tested and tuned to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a lower cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners/goto/exastack

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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