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Informatica Celebrates 12 Consecutive Years as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools


REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica®, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader accelerating data-driven digital transformation, today announced that Gartner, Inc., a leading IT research and advisory firm, has positioned Informatica as a Leader in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools for the 12th consecutive year. This year's report marks the fourth year in a row that Gartner has positioned Informatica as the furthest and highest on the completeness of vision and ability to execute axes, respectively.

The complete report, including the quadrant graphic, was published on August 3, 2017, and is available at

"Gartner estimates that the data integration tool market generated more than $2.7 billion in software revenue (in constant currency) at the end of 2016. A projected five-year compound annual growth rate of 6.32% will bring the total market revenue to around $4 billion in 2021 (see ‘Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2014-2021, 2Q17 Update')."*

According to the Gartner report, "the data integration tool market has established a focus on transformational technologies and approaches demanded by data and analytics leaders. The presence of legacy, resilient systems and innovation all in the market together requires robust, consistent delivery of highly developed practices."

The report notes that, "the biggest change in the market from 2016 is the pervasive yet elusive demand for metadata driven solutions. Consumers are asking for hybrid deployment not just in the cloud and on-premises (which is metadata-driven combined with services distribution), but also across multiple data tiers throughout broad deployment models, plus the ability to blend data integration with application integration platforms (which is metadata driven in combination with workflow management and process orchestration) and a supplier focus on product and delivery initiatives to support these demands."

The report authors wrote that "Leaders in the data integration tool market are front-runners in the capability to support a full range of data delivery styles. They have also recognized the growing affinity between data and application integration and are haltingly approaching location-agnostic deployments (those that are not limited to cloud or on-premises, but can be deployed beyond a specific location). They are strong in establishing data integration infrastructure as an enterprise standard and as a critical component of modern information infrastructure. They support both traditional and new data integration patterns in order to capitalize on market demand. Leaders have significant mind share in the market, and resources skilled in their tools are readily available. These vendors recognize, and design to deploy for, emerging and new market demands — often providing new functional capabilities in their products ahead of demand, and by identifying new types of business problem to which data integration tools can bring significant value. Examples of deployments that span multiple projects and types of use case are common among Leaders' customers. Leaders have an established market presence, significant size and a multinational presence (directly or through a parent company)." 

"Informatica data integration technologies and solutions are a cornerstone of our mission to fuel the next-generation intelligent enterprise and accelerate our customers' digital transformations through the use of data of all types, by any users and for all business purposes," said Ronen Schwartz, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud, Big Data and Data Integration, Informatica. "We believe that being positioned by Gartner as a leader in data integration for a cloud and big data world, is testament to Informatica's track record of empowering customers to engage in intelligent, data-driven disruption, both within their own enterprises and across their respective industries."

Informatica offers the most comprehensive and unified set of data integration solutions for harnessing data for any enterprise data management need, including next-gen analytics, data governance, application modernization, real-time operational processes and digital transformations. Whether data is in on-premises, cloud or hybrid environments, the versatile Informatica Intelligent Data Platform, powered by the enterprise unified metadata intelligence CLAIRE Engine, takes away the complexity of accessing, transforming and unifying any type of data from disparate underlying sources, and delivering it to any business system or user at any latency. With Informatica, business teams can leverage easy-to-use self-service tools to do more work in less time, while IT can deliver complete, trusted and actionable data in the timeframe the business requires to drive business agility.

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About the Magic Quadrant
*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, by Mark A. Beyer, Eric Thoo, Mein Yang Selvage, and Ehtisham Zaidi, August 3, 2017

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Informatica
Informatica is the only Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader that accelerates data-driven digital transformation. Informatica enables companies to unleash the power of data to fuel innovation, become more agile and realize new growth opportunities, resulting in intelligent market disruptions. With over 7,000 customers worldwide, Informatica is the trusted leader in Enterprise Cloud Data Management. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit Connect with Informatica on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


Note: Informatica, Intelligent Data Platform and CLAIRE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Informatica 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.

The information provided herein is subject to change without notice. In addition, the development, release and timing of any product or functionality described today remain at the sole discretion of Informatica and should not be relied upon in making a purchasing decision, nor as a representation, warranty or commitment to deliver specific products or functionality in the future.

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