LAS VEGAS, June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INFORMATICA WORLD – Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, today introduced Vibe, the industry's first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM). Vibe enables users to harness data in applications, business processes and connected devices. "Today, to radically simplify data infrastructure, Informatica is launching the industry's first and only virtual data machine – Vibe," said Sohaib Abbasi, chairman and chief executive officer, Informatica. "Using Vibe, developers, IT staff and extended business-IT teams are more productive, efficient and effective in addition to being well-positioned to harness technology changes to their advantage." Informatica customers, partners and industry leaders have spoken out in support of Vibe. Industry Leaders "Wayin is all about sparking conversations and information integration is at the heart of it. Making information integration brain-dead simple has got to be the right thing to do. Just the way Java enabled applications anywhere, Vibe will enable information everywhere." Scott McNealy, Chairman, Wayin and co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Sun Microsystems "As the leader in open source, we applaud Informatica's initiative to simplify and standardize data mapping. Vibe's approach of Map Once, Deploy Anywhere across applications and development environments has great promise and we look forward to seeing these efforts progress." Jim Whitehurst, President and chief executive officer, Red Hat "The Internet of Things is one of the most data-rich opportunities in the world. Billions of connected devices will soon be information citizens generating valuable insights that can be used to make better decisions. There is a critical need for data services from the device to big data analytics in the data center; Informatica's Vibe technology is very promising, and we are excited to see how a scalable architecture can transform information infrastructure."