Informatica Launches Region's First Intelligent Data Management Cloud to Support UAE’s Vision for a Data-Driven State
Investment in a new Point of Delivery, in collaboration with Microsoft, reflects Informatica’s commitment to expanding regional data management services to support local government and businesses.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2023 – Informatica® (NYSE: INFA), an enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced the launch of its Intelligent Data Management Cloud™ (IDMC) in the Middle East, a first for the region. The investment includes setting up a new Point of Delivery (PoD) in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Microsoft Azure. The PoD further solidifies Informatica’s presence in the Middle East and reflects its commitment to support local, scalable cloud-first data management services.
The investment underpins Informatica’s commitment to the UAE government's vision. Last October Informatica signed a multi-year, strategic framework agreement with ADDA to support its Data Enablement Programme which aims to transform the Emirate of Abu Dhabi into a data-driven state. With a regional PoD, Informatica can better support local partners and organizations with its cloud data management platform in line with local regulations.
Jitesh Ghai, Chief Product Officer, Informatica said: “With the launch of our first IDMC on the Microsoft Azure datacenter in the Middle East, Informatica, and its regional partners will enable customers to unlock the value of their data while ensuring that it remains secure, well-governed, and in the region if necessary. This region astounds with the speed and capacity for growth it consistently displays. To that end, we look forward to supporting the UAE government's strategic goals and vision related to democratizing data across the organization.”
Naim Yazbeck, General Manager, Microsoft UAE, said: “At Microsoft, as we advance organizations’ digital transformations, we have a strong commitment to deliver cloud services that enable customers to innovate and drive insights from their data for better business outcomes. In this journey, we are extending the collaboration with Informatica in bringing Informatica’s Intelligent Data Management Cloud on Microsoft Azure to the UAE, with the aim of supporting the UAE government’s strategic vision and drive data led business transformations.”
The Informatica IDMC is a comprehensive cloud-native data management platform that enables enterprises to visualize, analyse and collaborate with their data regardless of location or platform. Powered by CLAIRE®, the company’s AI metadata-driven engine, IDMC helps organizations accelerate innovation and increase productivity at scale. With the launch of the UAE PoD, customers can enjoy the full breadth of services including the Cloud Data Marketplace, designed to intuitively increase data sharing, improve productivity and enable organisations to make more informed decisions.
Informatica (NYSE: INFA), an Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, brings data to life by empowering businesses to realize the transformative power of their most critical information. We have pioneered a new category of software, the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud™ (IDMC), powered by AI and an end-to-end data management platform that connects, manages and unifies data across any multi-cloud, hybrid system, democratizing data to modernize and advance their business strategies. Customers in more than 100 countries and 85 of the Fortune 100 rely on Informatica to drive data-led digital transformation. Informatica. Where data comes to life.
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