updated 5/10/2011 7:16:01 AM ET 2011-05-10T11:16:01

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- News Facts:

  • Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world’s number one independent leader in  data integration  software, today announced that PSA Insurance & Financial Services, Maryland’s leading independent, multi-disciplined financial services firm, is using  Informatica Cloud to synchronize business and customer data across all of the company’s business divisions, which include insurance, employee benefits, retirement plans and wealth management services.
  • The Informatica Cloud deployment unites a number of business information and customer data collection tools and repositories, including: AMS360, Salesforce CRM, Benefit Point, Advent Axys and Microsoft Access.
  • PSA Insurance & Financial Services now has a customer hub with complete information that will allow employees to provide better customer service, speed renewals, offer new products or services, and fulfill legal or regulatory requirements.
  • The sales team at PSA can review data by a number of important criteria, including revenue, policies and activities.
  • Informatica Cloud synchronizes key objects in the different systems every 15 minutes.
  • An important aspect of the insurance industry is having renewals occur on time, and Informatica Cloud showed expertise and delivery benefits that would simplify the renewal process as well as enhance customer service overall.
  • The cloud-data integration between Salesforce CRM, AMS360 and other systems was managed by Informatica INFORM partner Silverline, who specialize in delivering industry-specific methodologies to ensure successful Salesforce.com deployments.

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  • "Informatica Cloud allowed us to take a collection of highly functional, but separate information stores and integrate them into a powerful single view of all data," said Andrew Bartels, Director of IT at PSA Insurance & Financial Services. "We eliminated the data silos that were inhibiting our business and are now functioning with a high level of detailed up-to-date information that is vital to our overall success."
  • " Informatica Cloud delivers powerful, yet easy to use data integration as a service," said Ron Papas, general manager, Informatica Cloud. "Working with partners like Silverline allows us to deliver industry-specific cloud integration solutions to our customers. For PSA, this means accurate revenue projection and retention through timely renewals as well as a powerful customer view that enables improved cross-selling."
  • "For the majority of my career, I’ve been seeking a solution that brings together all of the information from our numerous disparate systems into one easy-to-use interface." said Chip Lewis, PSA’s Managing Director. "For us, having our information in such a reportable and accessible fashion is the Holy Grail. With our new abilities, we’ll be able to both serve our clients better and enhance our revenues though more efficient and smarter cross-selling and account rounding initiatives."

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration  software. Organizations around the world turn to Informatica to gain a competitive advantage in today’s global information economy with timely, relevant and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives. Worldwide, over 4,350 enterprises rely on Informatica for data integration and data quality solutions to access, integrate and trust their information assets held in the traditional enterprise, off premise and in the  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 .

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CONTACT: Deborah Wiltshire	
         Informatica Corporation	
         +1 650 385 5360	
         mobile/+1 650 862 8186	
         dwiltshire@informatica.com
         
         David Friedman
         Ogilvy PR
         +1 303 634 2674
         infaopr@ogilvypr.com

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