Gartner Positions Informatica As A Leader In 2014 Enterprise Integration Platform-As-A-Service Magic Quadrant

Redwood City, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number oneindependent provider of dataintegration software, today announced that Gartner, Inc., aleading IT research and advisory firm, has positioned Informaticaas a leader in its January 2014 Magic Quadrant for EnterpriseIntegration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) report, based on abilityto execute and completeness of vision.

The complete report, including the quadrant graphic, isavailable at: www.informatica.com/us/ipaas-magic-quadrant

According to the Gartner iPaaS report, an iPaaS enablessubscribers to "implement integration projects involving anycombination of cloud-resident and on-premise endpoints - datasources, applications, services (in the service-orientedarchitecture sense of the word), APIs and processes."

Gartner analysts wrote that "the iPaaS market is poised todramatically grow over the next five years," and Gartner projects acompound annual growth rate (CAGR) of "almost 30% between 2012 and2017."

According to the report, iPaaS growth drivers include "theexplosion of CSI, MAI, API and Internet of Things," and "theemergence of the agile integration approach and citizenintegrators."  Gartner also projects iPaaS growth being drivenby adoption by small or midsize businesses (SMBs) due to the lowentry costs and ease of use.

"We believe our leadership position in the Gartner MagicQuadrant for Enterprise iPaaS showcases our strengths in providinga comprehensive iPaaS solution that is trusted by our globalcustomers to securely process billions of transactions every dayfrom a broad spectrum of information assets, includingsoftware-as-a-service applications, on-premises applications,databases, files, mobile and social data sources," said AshKulkarni, senior vice president and general manager, DataIntegration, Informatica. "As customers aggressively adopt HybridIT strategies with a combination of Cloud and on-premisesinvestments, our iPaaS solution helps customers create unifiedbusiness processes through real-time data, service or processintegration - and unlock the full potential of their cloudapplications."

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Informatica Leadership in other recent Gartner MagicQuadrant reports:

·         Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology (December12, 2013)

·         Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of ProductData Solutions (November 19, 2013)

·         Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of CustomerData Solutions (October 21, 2013)

·         Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools (October 9,2013)

·         Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools (July 17,2013)

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About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number oneindependent provider of dataintegration software. Organizations around the world rely onInformatica 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 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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