Informatica And Ultimate Software Expand Relationship To Make HCM Connectivity Easier And More Cost-Efficient

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number oneindependent provider of dataintegration software, today announced that it is expanding itsrelationship with Ultimate Software, a leading cloud provider ofpeople management systems, to make human capital management (HCM)data connections available as a self-service solution for Ultimatecustomers.

The planned capabilities build on the success of the UltiProCarrier Network (UCN).  Delivered in 2012 leveraging the InformaticaB2B Data Exchange and other components of the InformaticaPlatform, the UCN now offers more than 100 packaged connectorsto benefits carriers and other third-party solutions that are keyto people management.

The two companies plan to implement Informatica Cloud dataintegration to provide UltiPro customers with visual tools forcreating, deploying and managing secure data connectors in theCloud.

"We are taking our partnership to the next level by embeddingInformatica Cloud's integration Platform asa Service (iPaaS) into UltiPro to provide self-service dataaccess to their 2,500 customers," said Juan Carlos Soto, seniorvice president and general manager, Cloud Integration, Informatica."Our partnership with Ultimate demonstrates how cloud integrationis increasingly a strategic differentiator for SaaS providersacross a number of market segments to enable their customers tounlock the potential of their data and rapidly expand solutionsavailable as cloud services."   

Ultimate Software's UltiPro HCM solution manages more than 10million employee records across more than 2,500 organizationsworldwide. Its people management solutions enable organizations tooptimize their human capital management cycle - from recruitment toretirement. Ultimate's UltiPro combines HR, payroll and talentmanagement in a single solution that seamlessly connects peopleglobally with the information and resources they need to work moreeffectively.

Part of Ultimate's program to accelerate cloud integration ofHCM across the business ecosystem, the new UltiPro Carrier Networknow has more than 100 connectors to third-party organizations andapplications in place. In partnering withInformatica to power the UltiPro Carrier Network, Ultimate isable to provide customers with flexible, pre-built cloudintegration templates that accelerate and simplify connectivitywith medical, dental, vision and other benefits providers, as wellas with other third parties.

"For the HR organization, integration is a business decision,not an IT project," said Adam Rogers CTO, Ultimate Software. "Inpartnering with Informatica, we are making it easier, faster andless costly for customers to collaborate and integrate with morethird-party entities of their choosing. We look forward to continueworking with Informatica in bringing self-service integration tocloud HCM."

Informatica is the pioneer of cloud data integration, offeringeasy to use InformaticaCloud integration and data quality applications built on amarket-leading enterprise data integration platform. InformaticaCloud now integrates more than 55 billion records per month, andhas been the recipient of the annual Salesforce AppExchangeCustomer Choice Awards for IT & Administration for fiveconsecutive years, as selected by salesforce.com customers.

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Informatica is a Platinum sponsor of the 2013 Ultimate Softwareannual users' conference in Las Vegas, 12-15 March 2013.Informatica will be showcasing its technology in booth 19 andInformatica executive Juan Carlos Soto, senior vice president andgeneral manager, Cloud Integration, will be presenting on the roleof Cloud integration in the UltiPro Carrier Network at 3:00PM onWednesday, 13 th March and Thursday, 14 thMarch 2013.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number oneindependent provider of data integrationsoftware.Organizations around the world rely on Informatica for maximizing return on data to drive their topbusiness imperatives. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend onInformatica to fully leverage their information assets residingon-premises, in the Cloud and acrosssocial 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/informaticaand http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.

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