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Finalists Announced for 2012 Informatica Cloudy Awards

     Data Integration Leader to Honor Innovative Companies at
               Informatica Cloud Connect Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica
Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independent provider
of data integration software, today announced the finalists in the
second annual Informatica Cloudy Awards. The nine categories in the
2012 Informatica Cloudy Awards celebrate organizations and individuals
who have utilized Informatica data integration technology to push the
bounds of cloud computing innovation and achieve measurable success.

The 2012 Informatica Cloudy Awards categories include:

  -- Big Data Cloud Integration - Nominees in this category integrated the
     largest volume of records throughout the year, helping Informatica Cloud
     process over 30 billion transactions per month.
  -- Cloud Center of Excellence - Nominees in this category have implemented
     an Integration Competency Center (ICC) and have developed a cloud
     integration layer to deliver self-service and IT control for their
     software-as-a-service (SaaS) application connectivity.
  -- Complete Customer View - Nominees in this category are achieving a golden
     customer record with Informatica MDM (master data management), ensuring
     accurate data across on premise and cloud applications and for all teams,
     ultimately improving the customer experience.
  -- Embedded Cloud Integration - Nominees in this category represent
     exemplary ISV and OEM partners.
  -- Highest All-Time Success Rate - Nominees in this category run hundreds of
     cloud integration jobs integrating tens to hundreds of millions of rows
     of data daily.
  -- Most Connected - Nominees in this category established the most endpoint
     connections with Informatica Cloud.
  -- Most Unique Cloud Integrations - Nominees in this category pushed the
     bounds of cloud integration with creative approaches and customized
     implementation that delivered business value.
  -- Rising Cloud - Nominees in this category increased functionality, users
     and use cases and grew the company's cloud architecture in a scalable

Finalists in the 2012 Informatica Cloudy Awards program include:

  -- Canon Australia, D&B, Gorkana, H-E Parts International, InsideTrack,
     Interstate Batteries, Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, News
     International, OppenheimerFunds, PSA Insurance & Financial Services,
     Qualcomm, TargetX, Tyco International, Verizon, Vodafone and Xactly

The Informatica Cloudy Awards will also recognize a Most Valuable
Player (MVP). This award goes to the Informatica Cloud customer who
helped evangelize the benefits of cloud integration the most during the
year. Finalists in this category include:

  -- Ann Marie Woelfel, Uponor; Javier Gonzalez, Prestige Cruise Holdings;
     and, Lien Q. Chen, RAE Systems

Honoring those organizations that have achieved exemplary cloud data
integration results and performance, Informatica will announce the 2012
Cloudy Award winners at the Informatica Cloud Connect Conference on
Monday, September 17th, at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time at Parc 55 Wyndham
San Francisco. Winners will also be announced online at:

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"This year's Informatica Cloudy Awards finalists showcase organizations
and individuals that have pushed the bounds of innovation and achieved
measurable success through their innovative use of cloud data
integration technology," said Darren Cunningham, vice president of
product marketing, Informatica Cloud. "These finalists serve as
remarkable examples of companies who are using cloud data integration
to maximize their return on data and increase performance. We
congratulate their accomplishments and are honored to have played a
part in their successes."

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number one
independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around
the world rely on Informatica for maximizing return on data to drive
their top business imperatives. Worldwide, nearly 5,000 enterprises
depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets
residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks. For more
information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or
visit Connect with Informatica at, and


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