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Informatica Broadens Data On-Ramp, Strengthens Data Management Backbone Offering for AWS Customers

Las Vegas, NV - Booth #937, AWS re:Invent, Oct. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica, the world's number one independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, today announced a broad series of cloud integration and data management capabilities on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help customers transform their IT infrastructures to run in the cloud. Informatica provides a comprehensive integration, data management and cloud compute portfolio on AWS for empowering enterprises with fast and flexible access to the cloud.

Informatica capabilities for AWS will be showcased at the Informatica booth #937 at AWS re:Invent, October 6-9, 2015 at The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV.

Highlighted new capabilities include:

  • Simplified ingestion of IoT data for AWS

The Informatica Cloud Fall 2015 release, available now, delivers new capabilities for IoT sensor log data discovery and parsing for easier integration of IoT data for Amazon Redshift, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Aurora and Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR).

  • Enhanced big data and SaaS connectivity for AWS services

Informatica Cloud Fall 2015 also introduces new versions of Informatica's pre-built connectors for AWS services, including Amazon Kinesis and Amazon DynamoDB, as well as leading cloud applications and big data sources, such as Concur, Eloqua, Salesforce Marketing Cloud and others.

  • Hybrid architecture data flows across on-premise, Hadoop and AWS

Informatica Cloud and Informatica PowerCenter now orchestrate complex petabyte-scale data processing to enable hybrid IT data flows across on-premise enterprise applications, Hadoop implementations and AWS Cloud, with native support for Amazon EMR.

  • Informatica bundles for AWS Marketplace and AWS Test Drive

Informatica is now offering new, usage-priced packaged solutions on AWS Marketplace, including solutions for Amazon Redshift, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Aurora. Additionally, customers can now explore the use of Informatica Cloud for AWS and Tableau for free on AWS Test Drive.

"Informatica is committed to being the leading data backbone for companies that use AWS," said Ronen Schwartz, senior vice president and general manager, Informatica Cloud. "With our comprehensive connectivity support for AWS services, such as Amazon Kinesis and Amazon DynamoDB, custom pricing and packaged bundles for AWS, availability on AWS Marketplace and AWS Test Drive, Informatica is enabling a seamless and ever-widening on-ramp from traditional data infrastructure to IT cloud computing services for customers in every industry."

Informatica IoT, Big Data and SaaS Advantage

Providing a broad portfolio of data integration, application integration, data quality and master data management for cloud and hybrid architecture use cases, Informatica empowers enterprise customers and ISVs to take advantage of AWS services as they move their IT infrastructures to the cloud or run their SaaS offerings on AWS.

Informatica Cloud, in combination with Informatica PowerCenter, enables AWS customers with hybrid architecture environments easy access to almost any data source, on-premise or cloud-based. By the same token, ISVs with SaaS applications built on AWS are able to leverage Informatica's Connector SDK for ISVs and the Informatica Technology Partner Networks (TPN), to easily connect apps with hundreds of on-premise, cloud and social data sources.

Informatica's extensive and well-proven big data capabilities bring further advantages to AWS customers seeking to increase the effectiveness, lower the cost and reduce the risk of their big data initiatives. Using Informatica, AWS customers are able to automate and operationalize data integration and data management activities from pilot to production, ensuring that the activities are repeatable across diverse and constantly changing data sources and that they apply best practices that can be shared across an organizations' big data projects.

Supporting Quotes

"Our data warehouse as a service is built entirely on the cloud. We leverage the elasticity, scalability and flexibility of Amazon S3 and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to deliver a data warehouse service that gives our customers a self-service data warehouse that can support them at any scale," said Jon Bock, vice president of Products, Snowflake. "Informatica Cloud and its support for AWS provides our customers with a seamless way to easily and securely connect data from hybrid architectures and on-premises systems to Snowflake, helping them take advantage of Snowflake's native support for structured and semi-structured data, multidimensional elasticity and compelling price-performance."

"We're pleased to work with Informatica supporting customers with their increasing number of big data initiatives," said Terry Wise, vice president of Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services, Inc. "As an all-in AWS Partner Network (APN) ISV, Informatica provides innovative solutions to help customers accelerate cloud adoption, and take advantage of the many benefits of the cloud."

Additional Information

  • Find the Informatica Cloud Connector for Amazon Redshift on the awsmarketplace here
  • Find out more about Informatica and AWS Test Drive here

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About Informatica

Informatica is a leading independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. More than 5,800 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets residing on-premise, in the Cloud and on the internet, including 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 https://www.linkedin.com/company/Informatica, https://twitter.com/Informatica and https://www.facebook.com/InformaticaLLC.

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Source: Informatica