Finalists Announced for 2013 Informatica Innovation Awards

Finalists Announced for 2013 Informatica Innovation Awards

Annual Awards Program Honors Data Visionaries for Delivering Business

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica
Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data
integration software, today announced the finalist sin its 2013
Informatica Innovation Awards competition. The 11 award categories and one
best-of-the-best award category recognize organizations that have demonstrated
leadership in using Informatica solutions to drive innovation and business

Informatica will announce the winners in each category, and the overall
best-of-the-best winner as part of Informatica's 13th annual user conference,
Informatica World 2013, June 4-7, 2013 at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las

Drawn from more than 5,000 Informatica customers, Innovation Award finalists
are companies and organizations that are using the Informatica Platform to
drive exemplary data integration/data management results and business
outcomes. These include delivering new revenues at lower cost, forging
stronger and more profitable customer relationships, and ensuring competitive
differentiation for the business.

The 2013 Innovation Awards' categories and finalists include:

  *Application Information Lifecycle Management

 - Avago Technologies, Cox Communications, Ochsner Medical Center

  *B2B Data Exchange

 - HMS, LexisNexis, US Transportation Command with Lockheed Martin,

  *Cloud Integration

   - Intuit, Ultimate Software

  *Enterprise Data Integration

 - Liberty Mutual, Pacific Life, Quintiles

  *Real Time Data Integration

 - BC Hydro, UMass Memorial Health Care

  *Test Data Management/Data Masking

 - Cognizant, EVERTEC with Stk Puerto Rico, The Hartford

  *Data Quality

 - Datasus, Ruukki, Tani, State of Colorado

  *Master Data Management (MDM)

 - Logitech, Ruukki, State of Colorado

  *Informatica Marketplace

  - Kelley Blue Book - Lunexa Web Analytics Integration Package from
  Marketplace, Partner Lunexa; Global Financial Services organization -
  GenInfa 2 from Marketplace Partner The ETL Factory

  *Megatrend: Hybrid IT

 - Blue Shield CA with Model Metrics, Canon Australia

  *Megatrend: Big Data:

 - Kelley Blue Book, LexisNexis, PayPal, State of Colorado

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Supporting quotes:

  *"It is an honor to be an Informatica Innovation Awards finalist and among
    such distinguished companies," said Dan Byrne Solutions Architect, Canon
    Australia. "Canon Australia has implemented a hybrid IT integration
    solution from Informatica which provides us with a complete, near
    real-time view of information around each business deal, countrywide. This
    new found ability to integrate all sales-related data across cloud and
    on-premise environments is allowing Canon to respond more quickly and
    effectively to the needs of sales prospects and customers, helping them to
    achieve more."
  *"Cognizant's selection as a finalist in the 2013 Informatica Innovation
    Awards underscores our commitment to innovation in delivering world-class
    test data management (TDM) capabilities and solutions for our global
    customers across industries," said Sumithra Gomatam, Senior Vice President
    of Cognizant's Quality Engineering and Assurance practice. "Cognizant is
    pleased to have developed TDMaxim in collaboration with Informatica as the
    pioneering TDM service that helps organizations address the data needs for
    their testing activities more effectively and accelerate application
    development cycles, while protecting data in non-production environments
    from costly breaches."
  *"Now in its 13th year, the Informatica Innovation Awards program has grown
    to cover almost all facets of enterprise data integration and management,"
    said Marge Breya, chief marketing officer, Informatica. "Innovation
    Awards' finalists are companies that are transforming the way they, or
    their clientele, do business through their innovative use of data and data
    integration technology. We could not be prouder of these organizations
    that are ensuring they are putting their data potential to work and we
    look forward to their continued success."

About Canon Australia

Canon is the world's leading imaging brand that actively inspires with
imaginative ideas that enable people to connect, communicate and achieve more
than they thought possible through imaging solutions for business and
consumers. Canon's Australian R&D company,CiSRA, develops and exports digital
imaging technologies for use in Canon products worldwide. Canon has ranked
among the top-four US patent recipients* for the past 21 years, and had global
revenues of over $US40 billion in 2012. Canon Australia also operates Canon
Finance Australia, which offers one-stop shopping for customers wanting
leasing or finance services. For more information, visit,,,,,

* Based on weekly patent counts issued by the United States Patent and
Trademark Office

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number one independent
provider of data integrationsoftware. Organizations around the world rely on
Informatica for maximizing return on data to drive their top business
imperatives. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully
leverage their information assets residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across
social networks. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in
the U.S.), or visit Connect with Informatica at, and


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