Actelion Drives Business Agility With Informatica Cloud

Redwood City, Calif., June 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- News Facts:

·        Biopharmaceutical leader Actelion Pharmaceuticals has increased itsability to fulfill its internal data access and reportingrequirements with the help of Informatica Cloudintegration, resulting in improved customer care, agility inregulatory compliance and a speedy return on investment.

·         InformaticaCorporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independentprovider of dataintegration software, today announced that ActelionPharmaceuticals U.S. has implemented InformaticaCloud Enterprise - a hybrid cloud and on-premise integrationplatform - to power a complete, trusted and real-time view of itsphysician data, thereby enabling more agile business analytics andfaster, less costly reporting.

·         Actelion isusing Informatica Cloud to continuously replicate time-sensitivedata from its cloud-based Salesforce/VeevaSalesforce Automation (SFA) implementations to its on-premisebusiness intelligence data warehouse - accomplishing in justminutes what used to take hours using other data solutions forSalesforce automation and data integration.

·         Combiningsoftware as a service (SaaS) and on-premise integrationcapabilities in a single platform, Informatica Cloud allowsActelion to take a flexible, hybrid integration approach and bestmeet business and market change. Actelion benefits from a cloud-based,self-service interface for day-to-day data integration tasks andthe ability to use complementary components of the InformaticaPlatform, such as Informatica PowerCenter and PowerExchange, in a unified environment when more complexbusiness rules and data transformations are necessary.

·         Informaticaallows Actelion to:

o   Optimize its customer care - Complete andtimely data is driving more agile and flexible customer and salesanalytics.

o   Drive regulatory compliance - Faster,more accurate data is helping to support compliance with exactinghealthcare regulations.

o   Dramatically decrease costs - SaaSintegration and data replication are lowering the time andresources required by as much as 80 percent, compared to thedevelopment and operational management of traditional,purpose-built interfaces.

o   Increase the speed of integration -Informatica Cloud Enterprise's hybrid integration platform quicklyintegrates nearly any data from almost any system used by theenterprise, enabling Actelion to integrate its many operationalsystems to its data stores with an agile, repeatable and scalablemethodology.

·         Additionally,Informatica has delivered rapid time-to-value and time-to-paybackas a result of its:

o   Ease of use - An Actelion team memberwith no specialized integration skills began replicatingSalesforce/Veeva SFA data within five minutes of using InformaticaCloud integration.

o   Cost-effectiveness - Informaticadelivered a complete return on investment within just a few monthsby decreasing resources, process and service costs.

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·         "InformationManagement professionals are charged with safeguarding the'information payload' of their organization in the midst of anexponential proliferation of both data volume and systemcomplexity. Informatica Cloud is superbly qualified to address thisproblem, quickly and directly," said John Zacharakis, senior dataarchitecture manager, Actelion Pharmaceuticals US. "Actelion isputting our information potential to work with this remarkable andpowerful hybrid cloud integration solution."

·         "LikeActelion, many organizations can benefit from the hybrid cloudintegration made possible by Informatica Cloud Enterprise," saidJuan Carlos Soto, senior vice president and general manager, CloudIntegration, Informatica. "Actelion's use of Informatica Cloud andPowerCenter highlights how fast and easy it is for both technicaland non-technical personnel to achieve high-value business results.At the same time, it underscores the solution's breadth and abilityto bring the powerful capabilities of the Informatica Platform tobear on even the most complex and demanding integrationrequirements."

About Informatica 

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number oneindependent provider of data integrationsoftware.Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their informationpotential and drive top business imperatives. Informatica Vibe, theindustry's first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM),powers the unique "Map Once. Deploy Anywhere." capabilities of theInformatica Platform. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend onInformatica to fully leverage their information assets from devicesto mobile to social to big data residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks. For moreinformation, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), orvisit with Informatica at,

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