Redwood City, Calif., July 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, announced a 60-day free trial of Informatica Cloud for Amazon Redshift, which will enable companies to test, deploy and scale their cloud data warehousing initiatives.
Informatica announced the free trial today at the Amazon Web Services Summit 2014 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. Informatica is a Gold sponsor and is exhibiting in Booth #107.
From 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today at the AWS Summit, Ajay Gandhi, vice president of Informatica Cloud marketing, Jitesh Ghai, vice president of product management, R&D, Informatica, and Nicolas Brisoux, senior cloud platform specialist, R&D, Informatica, will conduct a breakout session, "High Performance Big Data Loading for AWS."
Informatica Cloud leverages Amazon Redshift's parallel loading capabilities and enables users to rapidly load and synchronize data from cloud and on-premise data sources directly into Amazon Redshift, a powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. Native connectivity to Amazon Redshift provides full flexibility in integrating any Informatica-supported data source, on-premises or cloud, with Amazon Redshift.
Ronen Schwartz, vice president and general manager, Informatica Cloud, said, "As more enterprises extend their data warehousing in the cloud for agility, cost and performance purposes, they find they need equally agile, economical and high-performance data integration to realize the potential of their initiatives. The 60-day free trial of Informatica Cloud for Amazon Redshift provides companies with the most flexibility in getting started with cloud data warehousing, with zero limitations around data sources, amount of rows, number of integration jobs, or scheduling."
Darren Catalano, vice president, analytics, University of Maryland University College, said, "Informatica Cloud is a key solution powering our cloud data warehousing and analytics strategy. Informatica's Cloud Connector for Amazon Redshift enables us to efficiently load Amazon Redshift with diverse data sources, including Salesforce.com, financial applications, student information and learning management systems. With vastly improved cost and performance benefits from cloud-based solutions, we're able to more easily scale our analytics capabilities across the university to help support better outcomes for our 93 thousand enrolled students."
Companies that take advantage of the free 60-day trial will be able to leverage the full capabilities of the Informatica Cloud Connector for Amazon Redshift. Powered by the Informatica Vibe virtual data machine for near-universal access to data, Informatica's cloud integration solution for Amazon Redshift:
· Provides native connectivity to Amazon Redshift supporting virtually any SaaS or on-premise application, enterprise database or other data source,
· Enables agile data loading for Amazon Redshift with a wizard-based UI for business analysts and drag-and-drop cloud designer for advanced integrations,
· Delivers high performance data integration with a parallel data loading architecture that can leverage all the nodes in an Amazon Redshift cluster and push-down optimization, which processes data transformations in the most optimal source or target database engines,
· Supports seamless hybrid integration across Informatica Cloud and Informatica PowerCenter deployments, including data integration workflows and transformation rules, and
· Helps maximize data integration ROI through full compatibility with existing Informatica PowerCenter data integration mappings.
Terms and Availability
The free trial of Informatica Cloud for Amazon Redshift is available now. Trial users have unlimited usage of Informatica Cloud capabilities for integrating with Amazon Redshift for 60 days, free of charge.
For further information, visit http://www.informaticacloud.com/cloud-trial-for-redshift.
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