Finalists Named for 2014 Informatica Innovation Awards

Finalists Named for 2014 Informatica Innovation Awards  Annual Awards Program Honors Leadership in Using Data to Power Business Success  REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced the finalists in its 2014 Informatica Innovation Awards competition. The 10 award categories recognize organizations that have demonstrated leadership in using Informatica solutions to drive innovation and business success. The winners in each category will be announced at Informatica's 14th annual user conference, Informatica World 2014, May 12-15, at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.  Selected from more than 5,000 Informatica customers, Innovation Awards finalists represent organizations that are transforming their businesses by using Informatica solutions to unleash the full potential of their data. The 2014 Innovation Awards finalists include:  Addivant             Geiger                 The University of Texas MD                                             Anderson Cancer Center American Airlines/US HMS                    Thomson Reuters Airways  Comcast              HP                     Trading Technologies International ConocoPhillips       ICON                   UPMC Devon Energy         Intuit                 Verizon EMC Corporation      Landbank of the        Washington Department of Financial                      Philippines            Services Fannie Mae           nCino                  Wells Fargo FedEx                Philips with Cognizant Western Union GE Aviation          Risk Management                              Solutions (RMS)  GE Software          Southwest Power Pool     The 2014 Innovation Awards categories include:  Application Modernization with Hybrid IT        Governance, Risk and                                                 Compliance Big Data                                              Enterprise Data Platform Business Agility                                      Improved Decisions Customer Centricity                                   Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded Apps                                         Operational Efficiency  Tweet this : Finalists named in annual 2014 @InformaticaCorp Innovation Awards competition #IW2014  Supporting Quotes:    *"We are honored to be recognized as an Innovation Awards finalist for our     mission-critical project of merging data that is critical for revenue     management to assist the two airlines becoming one," said Tom Kato,     Principal Architect, American Airlines. "The ability to quickly and     accurately combine data from US Airways and American Airlines to     accommodate timely analytical reporting plays a key role in helping us     successfully integrate our companies."   *"We are delighted to be among such distinguished companies as an     Innovation Awards finalist," said Nicholas Loeffler, chief information     officer, Addivant. "Addivant required a fully automated, easy to consume,     cloud-based analytical solution to replace our existing manually intensive     financial analysis and reporting process. With Informatica's hybrid     approach, we are able to integrate all our data, whether it resides     on-premise or in the cloud, which empowers business unit leaders with the     financial data, reports and dashboards they need to perform their jobs and     make better business decisions."   *"Today, customers are turning to Informatica to help solve their greatest     data problems. The 2014 Innovation Award finalists exemplify organizations     that are transforming their businesses through data--innovating new     offerings, delighting customers and beating the competition," said Marge     Breya, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Informatica.     "Informatica collaborates with our customers to deliver the clean, safe     and connected data that is the foundation for confident decision making     and operations. Informatica applauds these data-centric organizations and     looks forward to their continued success."  About Informatica  Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. Informatica Vibe, the industry's first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM), powers the unique "Map Once. Deploy Anywhere." capabilities of the Informatica Platform. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets from devices to mobile to social to big data 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  ###  Note: Informatica, Informatica Vibe and the Informatica Platform 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: Shira Frantzich          Informatica Corporation          +1 650 385 5674                   Steve Bauer          Informatica Corporation          +1 650 385 4159          +1 650 670 7135  Informatica Corp.  
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