Finalists Announced for 2013 Informatica Innovation Awards

Finalists Announced for 2013 Informatica Innovation Awards  Annual Awards Program Honors Data Visionaries for Delivering Business Advantage  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 success.  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 Vegas.  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, Vale    *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  Tweet this : Finalists Announced for 2013 @InformaticaCorp #Innovation Awards http://bit.ly/17uAXWT #leader @INFAWorld  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 www.canon.com.au, www.facebook.com/canonaustralia, www.twitter.com/canonaustralia, www.youtube.com/canonaustralia, www.cisra.com.au, www.cisra.canon.com.au.  * 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 www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informatica and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.  ###  Note: Informatica, Informatica Platform and Informatica PowerCenter are trademarks or registered trademarks 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.  CONTACT: Deborah Wiltshire          Informatica Corporation          +1 650 385 5360          mobile/+1 650 862 8186          dwiltshire@informatica.com  Informatica Corp.  
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