Informatica Partners Applaud Siperian Acquisition


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Leading Systems Integrators, Technology and Solutions
Providers Anticipate Delivering New Value Through Synergistic
Informatica and Siperian Technologies

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Informatica
Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of
enterprise data integration software, today announced significant support
among its strategic alliance partners for its recent acquisition of
Siperian, a leader in Master Data Management (MDM) platform technology. The
acquisition of Siperian enables Informatica and its partners to offer a
proven top-ranked solution for automating MDM, one of the fastest growing
categories of broader data integration, and to deliver even more
differentiating value to customers based on the synergy between the
Informatica platform and Siperian MDM technology.

“The union of Informatica and Siperian will strengthen the strategic
partnerships that both companies share as we work with our partners in
helping customers achieve optimal results from their MDM projects,”
said Arvind Parthasarathi, general manager, MDM, Informatica. “The synergy
between the Informatica and Siperian technologies, and the pre-existing
tight integration between our offerings, will enable our technology and
solution provider partners to rapidly provide new and broader types of
differentiated business solutions in the marketplace.”

Broad Support

Leading systems integrators and technology partners expressed support for
the Informatica Siperian acquisition including:

Capgemini — “Informatica’s acquisition of Siperian brings together market
leaders in Data Integration and Master Data Management, which presents a
great opportunity for Capgemini to create value for our clients through our
Business Information Management service offerings that leverage this
solution. Together Capgemini and Informatica have a unique opportunity to
deliver next-generation solutions to organizations around the globe in
numerous sectors including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, life sciences,
financial services and
beyond.”- Paul Nannetti, Business Information Management Global Lead

Deloitte Consulting LLP — “Companies look to Deloitte Consulting LLP to
help them in their efforts to enhance the performance of their IT-enabled
processes and improve their business operations, and both Informatica and
Siperian have been valuable strategic contributors to our endeavors. We will
benefit from the coming together of these two companies as a result of the
new types of services and solutions that we will be able to develop, further
complementing and adding additional value to our advisory, consulting and
services offerings.”- Umesh Hari, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP,
Information Management

Evaxyx — “As a consultancy focused on data integration, data quality and
MDM solutions, Evaxyx enthusiastically supports Informatica’s acquisition of
Siperian, one of our key partners. Informatica and Siperian together possess
all the technology pieces of the MDM puzzle and their union will further
Evaxyx’s ability to comprehensively support our clients’ complex information
management demands.”- Adam Prentis, Managing Director

GalaxE.Solutions — “Siperian and GalaxE have partnered to implement some
key revolutionary capabilities in leading healthcare organizations globally.
Jointly, we successfully managed the complex lifecycle of data entities
through master data management, coupled with highly ergonomic and efficient
web 2.0 and secure services interfaces. We are excited at the next level of
capabilities represented by Siperian’s merger with Informatica and we look
forward to leveraging Informatica and Siperian’s strengths in data
integration, data quality and MDM to empower ‘one version of the truth’
solutions throughout the
enterprise.”- Sandipan Gangopadhyay, President

HighPoint Solutions — “As long-term partners with Siperian and Informatica,
HighPoint Solutions is excited about the synergies and value this merger
will bring to our clients. For Siperian, this move brings long-term
stability, greater access to capital for growth and increased presence in
the marketplace. For Informatica, this allows them to extend their data
integration and data quality platform into the MDM arena, where they have
now become an instant market leader.
From any discerning viewpoint this move has to be viewed as a win-win-win
situation for Siperian, Informatica and their clients.”- Eric Letts, Vice
President of Master Data Management

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