Leading Researcher Positions Informatica In Leadership Sector Of Data Quality Landscape

Redwood City, Calif., May 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number oneindependent provider of dataintegration software, today announced the availability of a newreport from leading market researcher The Information DifferenceLtd. entitled The Data Quality Landscape - Q1 2013.

The new report provides insights into:

·         MarketLeadership - Cited in the report as "a major player in dataquality," Informatica is positioned in the top right quadrant ofthe vendor landscape.

·         DataQuality Trends - The report notes that "data quality hasstarted to be subsumed within broader data management initiatives,"and that "master data projects consume on average 30% of theirbudget on issues related to data quality."

·         HighQuality Big Data - In December 2012 survey, The InformationDifference "found that 80% of survey respondents felt that dataquality was of 'key importance' to big data initiatives.

"Data quality should not be considered a one-time standaloneeffort. It needs instead to be perpetual and pervasive," said AshKulkarni, senior vice president and general manager, DataIntegration, Informatica. "Because data quality is an on-goingjourney, organizations should select data quality vendors on thebasis of technology breadth and depth, market influence and abilityto put data quality at the heart of all data initiatives - frommaster data management to big data."

The full report from The Information Difference can be read here.

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About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number oneindependent provider of data integration software.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-premise, 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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