Informatica

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INFORMATICA
Type PUBLIC
Traded as NASDAQINFA
Industry Software industry
Headquarters Redwood City, California, United States
Area served Worldwide
Products Data Integration, Data Quality, Master Data Management, Information Lifecycle Management, Cloud
Revenue $948 million(2013) [1]
Employees 3300+
Website http://www.informatica.com

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQINFA)[2] is a software development company. Founded in 1993, it's headquartered in Redwood City, California.[3] It was founded by Diaz Nesamoney and Gaurav Dhillon. Sohaib Abbasi is the company's Chairman and CEO.[3]

Main products[edit]

Informatica's product is a portfolio focused on Data Integration: ETL, Information Lifecycle Management, B2B Data Exchange, Cloud Data Integration, Complex Event Processing, Data Masking, Data Quality, Data Replication, Data Virtualization, Master Data Management, Ultra Messaging; currently at version 9.6 [3] These components form a toolset for establishing and maintaining enterprise-wide data warehouses. It has a customer base of over 5,000 companies.[3][4]

In 2006, Informatica launched its Informatica Cloud business.[5]

In 2010, the Informatica Marketplace was launched offering a data integration eco-system for Partners, Customers, Developers and Informatica to share and leverage data integration solutions.[6] As of Sept 2014, it features over 1,300 pre-built mappings, templates, connectors and add-ons for Informatica data integration and cloud data integration products.[7]

Working Architecture[edit]

Informatica PowerCenter, the flagship tool of Informatica works on basis of transformations which transform data in multiple ways.

Type of transformations:

Active : One that can change the number of rows being output.

Passive : One that cannot change the number of rows being output.

Transformations examples:

• Source qualifier - conversion of source datatypes to Informatica datatypes

• Expression - transforming data with functions

• Lookups - joining data with lookups

• Sorter & Aggregator - sorting and aggregating data

• Update Strategy expressions

• Transaction control - how to create transactions and control commits and rollbacks

• Java transformation - invoking Java methods, variables, third-party API's and built-in packages with Java transformation

Financial results[edit]

Informatica headquarters in Redwood City
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Revenue (USD) [8] 948,171,000 811,571,000 783,779,000 650,076,000 500,693,000
Net Income (USD) [9] 86,400,000 93,180,000 117,500,000 86,320,000 64,210,000

Informatica has mainly seen growth through a combination of organic growth and growth through acquisition.[4][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seeking Alpha, Seeking Alpha, retrieved 23 Jan 2014 
  2. ^ INFA: Stock Quote & Summary Data, NASDAQ, retrieved 15 May 2010 
  3. ^ a b c d Informatica, Informatica website, retrieved 15 May 2010 
  4. ^ a b Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, Gartner, 25 November 2009, retrieved 15 May 2010 
  5. ^ Adrian, Merv (10 June 2010), Informatica Re-Factors the Value Chain for the Cloud, IT Market Strategy, retrieved 7 July 2010 
  6. ^ "Informatica Marketplace-Press Release". Informatica. Feb 9, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Informatica Marketplace - Home". marketplace.informatica.com. Retrieved Sep 17, 2014. 
  8. ^ http://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/infa/revenue-eps
  9. ^ http://www.wikinvest.com/stock/Informatica_(INFA)/Data/Net_Income
  10. ^ Karel, Rob (28 January 2010), Introducing The MDM Market’s Newest 800lb Gorilla: Informatica Acquires Siperian!, Forrester, retrieved 15 May 2010 

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