Informatica Launches Informatica 9

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Informatica 9 is the First and Only Data Integration Platform to Enable
Business-IT Collaboration, Pervasive Data Quality and SOA-Based Data
Services

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Informatica
Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of
data integration software, today announced Informatica 9, the first data
integration platform designed to enable the data-driven enterprise.
Informatica 9 is the industry’s only comprehensive, unified and open data
integration platform. Informatica 9 uniquely delivers a comprehensive
platform by combining products in six categories:
enterprise data integration, data quality, B2B data exchange, application
information lifecycle management, complex event processing and cloud
computing data integration. Informatica 9 is uniquely designed to be
deployed on-premise or in the internet cloud.

Watch Sohaib Abbasi’s Informatica 9 video.

Register for the Informatica 9 event.

In today’s information economy, data is absolutely critical for any business
survival or business revival strategy. Relevant, trustworthy and timely data
is the difference between the success and failure of top business
imperatives. Yet, becoming a data-driven enterprise has remained an elusive
goal for many organizations.

In order to become data-driven enterprises, organizations face three
daunting challenges: first, business users often cannot rely on IT alone for
the most business-relevant information; second business users frequently do
not regard the data to be trustworthy for their purposes; and third business
users do not have timely access to the data in the appropriate form. Until
now, these formidable challenges have often compromised the value of IT and
impeded the most business-critical initiatives.

Informatica 9 uniquely helps organizations overcome these three challenges
through business-IT collaboration, pervasive data quality and innovative
SOA-based data services. Business-IT collaboration ensures that
fit-for-purpose systems deliver the most business-relevant data. Pervasive
data quality assures that all stakeholders can trust data for their business
purposes. And, open SOA-based data services enable even more types of
operational data integration projects to deliver timely data in the
appropriate format. With these three breakthrough advances, Informatica 9
enables organizations to become data-driven enterprises by delivering the
most business-relevant, trustworthy and timely data.

“Informatica 9 is a comprehensive infrastructure platform with products
across six different technology categories that are unified to reduce IT
costs and open to leverage data on-premise and in the internet cloud,” said
Sohaib Abbasi, chairman and CEO, Informatica. “With Informatica 9, customers
can gain competitive advantage with the most relevant, trustworthy and
timely data as mandated by their top business imperatives.”

“Access to timely, relevant, and trusted data is extremely important to
Nike’s business,” said Steve J. Dennis, Director, Integration Competency
Center, Nike. “We are very excited about the new and versatile capabilities
of Informatica 9 and the continued business value that Nike realizes from
Informatica technology.”

“Our customers look to gain competitive advantage through timely, accurate
and more informed business decisions,” said Giuliano Di Vitantonio, Head of
Marketing and Alliances, Business Intelligence Solutions, HP. “The
combination of HP Business Intelligence Solutions and the Informatica 9
platform provides that competitive edge by improving collaboration between
IT and business users, and speeding access to accurate, trusted data through
governed data services.”

More than 50 leading customers and partners from around the globe support
the Informatica 9 announcement.

“Customers today are looking to gain a competitive advantage by
understanding how they can truly transform their business by using data
effectively across their organization,” said Mark Smith, CEO & Executive
Vice President of Research, Ventana Research. “With the release of
Informatica 9, the company is delivering a solution that is a breakthrough
in how organizations can collaboratively work together across business and
IT and use data as a core asset. Informatica is bridging these two
organizations with collaborative data integration capabilities that reduce
the time and cost to deliver data for a range of business needs.”

Availability

Informatica 9 will be generally available in Q4 2009.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world’s number one independent
provider of data integration software. The Informatica Platform provides
organizations with a comprehensive, unified, open and economical approach to
lower IT costs and gain competitive advantage from their information assets.
More than 3,850 enterprises worldwide rely on Informatica to access,
integrate and trust their information assets held in the traditional
enterprise and in the internet cloud.
For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or
visit www.informatica.com.

Note: Informatica is a registered trademark of Informatica Corporation in
the United States and in jurisdictions throughout the world. All other
company and product names may be trade names or trademarks of their
respective owners.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on
assumptions regarding Informatica’s product release. However, these
statements are not guarantees of the availability, which may be delayed or
canceled. The development, release and timing of any Informatica product
described in this document remain at the sole discretion of Informatica and
should not be relied upon in making a purchasing decision. This document is
provided for information purposes only.
Statements made regarding product and packaging and future functionality are
based on current available information, which is subject to change. Such
statements should not be relied upon as a representation, warranty or
commitment to deliver specific products or functionality in the future. Such
statements involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ
materially from the results described in this press release. More
information about potential risks and uncertainties that could affect
Informatica’s business and products are included under the caption “Risk
Factors” in Informatica’s report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
September 30, 2009, which are on file with the SEC and are available on the
Company’s investor relations website at http://www.informatica.com/. All
information provided in this release is as of November 10, 2009 and
Informatica undertakes no duty to update this information.

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