Informatica Takes India Centre of Innovation to the Next Level

Informatica Invests $185 Million in R&D Globally in 2016

Bangalore, India, March 14, 2016 - Informatica, the world’s number one independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, today announced that it is expanding India Centre of Innovation, its research and development (R&D) facility in Bangalore. This move will reiterate the company’s focus on India as a promising market by investing millions of dollars during the next four years to expand this facility – which is already the largest global R&D facility for Informatica – as a key centre of innovation. Joining Informatica’s chief executive officer, Anil Chakravarthy, and chairman of Board, Bruce Chizen, at Informatica India Centre of Innovation is Arvind Gupta, head of Digital India Foundation.

Mr. Gupta commented at the event, “Informatica’s continued dedication to India and focus on building the most impactful Centre of Innovation focused on data in the country is a major milestone. Just as the Digital India programme has the vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, Informatica has the vision to help organizations, including governments, through data empowerment and by providing a unified view of its citizens. I see the work of both of our organizations as very synergistic and aligned nicely.”

Informatica started its India operations in 2003. It ranks as a leading data integration player in the world today and has emerged as a strategic data management partner to some of the biggest names in the world. The company has propagated the importance of India as a market in its continuous growth and innovation. The Informatica India Centre of Innovation has been instrumental in developing major product releases and technological innovations, including the Live Data Map, which is a high-performance, scalable solution that sources, stores and organizes all of an enterprise’s metadata so that its users can search, discover and trust the data they are consuming.

Commenting on the announcement, Anil Chakravarthy, chief executive officer, Informatica,   said, “India has been a successful R&D location for Informatica for more than a decade, with over half the engineering talent located in India. The engineers at our India Centre of Innovation have developed cutting-edge software solutions that positively contribute to our customers’ success around the globe, including the very recent Live Data Map. The international development effort is intended to deliver innovative product capabilities. With this expansion, we are reaffirming our commitment towards India as a market and continuing our focus on investing in our people and infrastructure.”

Arvind Gupta
Head, Digital India Foundation

Anil Chakravarthy
Chief Executive Officer, Informatica

Bruce Chizen
Executive Chairman, Informatica

Srivatsan Vaiyakarnam
Vice President & Managing Director, Informatica India

On the expansion details, Srivatsan Vaiyakarnam, vice president and managing director, Informatica India, said, “Informatica continues to have a strong commitment to India and we are continuing to invest in our world-class Bangalore facility. Informatica’s focus will be around expanding our workforce and infrastructure to be able to develop technological solutions to support our international research and development. We are dedicated to building meaningful relationships with our channel partners and system integrators in India, which provides us with the right elements to support the phenomenal growth in technological innovation that the country is witnessing.”

Informatica has over 1,100 employees in India, which represent all functions within the company – research and development, customer support, professional services, sales, marketing, partner alliances, IT, procurement, human resources and finance. Informatica India’s employees contribute to the development of mainline, cutting-edge products that cater to the requirements of customers around the world. Informatica will continue to grow its presence in the region and the country.

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About Informatica

Informatica is a leading independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. More than 5,800 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets residing on-premise, in the Cloud and on the internet, including 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 https://linkedin.com/company/informatica, https://twitter.com/Informatica and https://facebook.com/InformaticaLLC.

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