Informatica Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence in India

A Decade of Cutting-Edge Work of iLabs Makes India a Strategic and Growing Location for Informatica

BANGALORE, India, June 26, 2013 - 

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA), the world’s number one independent leader in data integration software, today announced the celebration  of Informatica operations in India for 10 years. The company which began its operations in India in 2003, today ranks among leading data integration players in the world and has emerged as a strategic data integration partner to some of the biggest names in India.

Today, Informatica Labs (iLabs) India has about 700 employees, making it one of the largest offices in the world for Informatica. Over the past decade, iLabs India has contributed to some of the most innovative products and services that the company offers to its clients globally.

 iLabs India has achieved significant milestones in operational excellence.

  • Product Innovation – Informatica India contributes to Informatica products globally including: the Informatica Platform, Application Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), Complex Event Processing (CEP), Data Quality and others.
  • Employee Retention – Based on the range, nature and quality of work and quality of employees, Informatica India’s retention rates are better than other R&D labs in India and well above the industry average.
  • Expanding Informatica’s presence in the APJ region – Joint initiatives with APJ Sales and partner technology teams to win new customers and expand partnerships.
  • Engagement with the Ecosystem
    • Commercializing research – Informatica India is actively engaged with research institutes like IIT Mumbai and others to explore new ideas for developing cutting-edge commercial products
    • Contribution to community – Engaged with AIF (America India Foundation) to adopt villages and inculcate computer education at high school level.

Speaking on this occasion, James Markarian, executive vice president and chief technology officer, Informatica, said, “The last 10 years have been an amazing journey, growing our employee base, developing several state-of-the-art products and delivering solutions to customers around the globe. Today, India is a critical and growing office for Informatica which includes functions such as: research and development, sales and marketing, customer support, professional services, IT, finance and human resources. We continue to invest and grow in this market, and look forward to greater success in the decade ahead.”

Informatica has ten R&D labs around the world. The international development effort is intended to both increase development productivity and deliver innovative product capabilities. The Bangalore facility is the biggest of Informatica’s development centers and the engineers at the India R&D facility contribute to mainline, cutting-edge products catering to the requirements of leading customers around the world.

“This is a proud moment for all at Informatica. India is a growing and critical market for Informatica and has proved to be a major growth engine for the company,” said Sanjeev Kumar, vice president and managing director, Informatica Business Solutions, India. “Informatica products are built with the global market in mind right from the design stage. And we aim to provide our customers with access to high-quality software-development resources no matter where they are located.”

iLabs India is spread over  an area of 150,000 square feet in Bangalore and currently hosts R&D functions for Application Information Lifecycle Management, B2B Data Exchange, Informatica Cloud, Complex Event Processing, Data Quality, Enterprise Data Integration, MDM, Informatica Platform, among other products.

Informatica also has office presence in other Indian cities including Mumbai and Hyderabad.

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 www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informatica and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.

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