Independent Research Firm Positions Informatica As A Leader In Evaluation Of Hybrid(2) Integration Platforms

Redwood City, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number oneindependent provider of dataintegration software, today announced that Forrester Research,Inc., a leading independent technology and research company, haspositioned Informatica as a Leader across all four hybridintegration scenarios evaluated in The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid²Integration , Q1 2014.

In the Forrester report, Informatica is identified as a Leaderwith the highest score for current offerings in two of Forrester'sHybrid² Integration Waves - Wide Integration and CloudIntegration. Informatica also is positioned as a Leader in theForrester Wave for Internet of Things (IoT) Integration.

The complete report, including The Forrester Wave graphics, isavailable at:

http://www.informatica.com/us/hybrid2-integration-forrester-wave/

According to Forrester, hybrid² integration describes: "Theconcept of federated on-premises and cloud-based integrationcombined with the improved interoperability of existing and newmiddleware silos of application, B2B, BPM, business events,business rules, and data integration. Key capabilities of hybrid²integration platforms include metadata life-cycle management andruntime interoperability, which help CIOs orchestrate a wellgoverned but also rapidly changing agile integration platform frommultiple integration products." 

The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid² Integration notes thatInformatica's cloud-based integration (CBI) service, InformaticaCloud, "has a very high market share of the everyday integrationscenarios between salesforce.com and on-premises ERP systems. Onthe one hand, it is a simple-to-use, modern CBI-agent architecture;on the other, it has full bidirectional interoperability withmetadata and data out of its enterprise tooling (PowerCenter) andon-premises data integration or B2Bintegration."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

"We are excited to be ranked by Forrester as a leader in all ofits Hybrid Integration Wave scenarios, as we believe this speaks tothe depth and breadth of our unified on-premise and cloudsolutions," said Ronen Schwartz, vice president and generalmanager, Informatica Cloud. "We provide data integration, cloudintegration, B2B integration, business process management (BPM) andAPI management and ensure data quality and master data managementacross all of our customers' resources. With the Informatica Vibevirtual data machine, which powers both our Informatica Cloud andon-premise solutions, customers can create end-to-end dataintegration mappings once, and then run them in in cloud, onpremise, in Hadoop or other big data platforms and hybridenvironments."

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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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