updated 12/6/2010 4:16:37 PM ET 2010-12-06T21:16:37

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BOOTH #500, SALESFORCE.COM DREAMFORCE 2010 CONFERENCE -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA), the world's number one independent leader in data integration software, today launched Informatica Cloud Express, the first cloud data integration service with usage-based pricing.

Informatica Cloud Express pricing will start at only $99 U.S. per month, opening the door for organizations of all sizes to leverage the industry-leading data integration capabilities of Informatica Cloud – voted the Best Integration Application of 2009 and 2008 by salesforce.com customers on AppExchange. Delivered as a true multi-tenant cloud service, Informatica Cloud Express will empower Salesforce administrators and operations staff to create, schedule and automate bi-directional cloud-to-on premise integration tasks without coding and without requiring a hardware appliance.

"With its game-changing pay-as-you-go approach to integration, Informatica Cloud Express is an extremely flexible, economical and easy way to integrate enterprise data with Salesforce CRM and Force.com applications," said Ron Papas, general manager, Informatica Cloud. "Since 2008, Informatica's Data Loader Service has been the most popular applications on the AppExchange. As user needs have expanded, they have requested more capabilities, enhanced customer support and a pay-for-use pricing model. We've listened, and Informatica Cloud Express is the result, representing a cost-effective entry point that can easily scale, as needed, to the full power of Informatica Cloud."

As cloud integration needs become broader and more complex, Informatica Cloud Express customers will have the ability to upgrade seamlessly to more advanced editions of Informatica Cloud. These advanced editions are available on an annual subscription basis, support massive data volumes and enable broader data integration capabilities including data quality assessment and data replication as well as support interoperability with the Informatica Platform for advanced development and testing.

"Salesforce.com customers understand how important data integration is to their success, and have voted Informatica the leading data integration solutions provider on AppExchange for two years running," said Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer, salesforce.com. "As more and more enterprise applications, data and business processes move into the cloud with Salesforce and Force.com, customers will look to Informatica to help accelerate their success with data integration."

Informatica @ Dreamforce 2010:

  • Visit Informatica's booth at Dreamforce - Booth #500
  • Register for the Sales Cloud Integration session featuring Informatica Cloud customers : TransUnion, Life Time Fitness and Toshiba.
  • Track: Sales
  • Tuesday, December 7 at 2:15 PM
  • Room: West 2007

Additional Resources

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Dreamforce is the industry's leading global cloud computing event. The event is focused on inspiring customer, partner and developer success with cloud computing. Attendees will learn how to maximize their current investments and explore new offerings across Salesforce Chatter, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and Force.com and more. Over the past ten years, the cloud computing economy has radically changed the way companies operate. Now, the next generation of cloud computing is becoming inherently social, real-time and mobile. Dreamforce is the site of this transition, with hundreds of salesforce.com partners exhibiting the latest cloud offerings, as well as training sessions, seminars and breakout sessions.

Availability

Informatica Cloud Express will be generally available in January 2011. 

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number one independent leader in data integration software. The Informatica Platform provides corporations with a comprehensive, unified, open and economical approach to lower IT costs and gain competitive advantage from their information assets. More than 4,200 companies worldwide rely on Informatica to access, integrate and trust their information assets held in the traditional enterprise and in the internet cloud. 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/companies/3858 and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.

Note: Informatica, Informatica Cloud and 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.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on assumptions regarding Informatica's product release and service availability.  However, these statements are not guarantees of the availability, which may be delayed or cancelled. The development, release and timing of any Informatica product or service availability described in this document remain at the sole discretion of Informatica and should not be relied upon in making a purchasing decision.  This document is provided for information purposes only.  Statements made regarding product and/or services packaging and future functionality are based on current available information, which is subject to change.   Such statements should not be relied upon as a representation, warranty or commitment to deliver specific products, services or functionality in the future.  Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from the results described in this press release. More information about potential risks and uncertainties that could affect Informatica's business and products are included under the caption "Risk Factors" in Informatica's report on Form  10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, which are on file with the SEC and are available on the Company's investor relations website at http://www.informatica.com/. All information provided in this release is as of December 6, 2010 and Informatica undertakes no duty to update this information.

CONTACT:  Informatica Corporation
          Deborah Wiltshire
            +1 650 385 5360
            mobile/ +1 650 862 8186
            dwiltshire@informatica.com
          Debbie O Brien
            + 650 385 5735
            mobile/ +1 650 995 6736
            dobrien@informatica.com

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