SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - September 1, 2011 - InformaticaCorporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world's number one independent leader in data integration software, today introduced the Informatica Cloud administration application for iPhone, now available on the App Store at no cost. In addition to the iPhone, the mobile application also runs on the iPad and iPod touch and enables users to remotely monitor and administer cloud integration jobs and take action from any place, at any time. The Informatica Cloud administration application is also available through a link on the Informatica Marketplace to existing Informatica Cloud customers.
"21.3% of US companies have deployed mobile device based IT support tools in 2011, so there is market demand for mobile access to administer cloud-based services," said Chris Hazelton, Research Director, Mobile and Wireless, at the 451 Group. "Smartphones or mobile tablets are now key tools to manage self-service data integration that IT cannot do without. The ability to check job statuses and take action from anywhere at any time is a powerful productivity tool for the mobile enterprise."
The Informatica Cloud administration application for iPhone works with all Informatica Cloud editions – Informatica Cloud Basic, Standard, Enterprise and Express. Users are able to leverage the Informatica Cloud mobile application and its graphical dashboard-like interface to easily and securely:
"Informatica Cloud has made it simple for us to integrate Salesforce CRM data with on-premise systems and other cloud applications," said Mike Jones, data warehouse analyst, Ingenuity Systems. "With the Informatica Cloud application for iPhone it is now even easier to keep tabs on and fine-tune our cloud integration workflows and activities, whether from home, the office or the road. This in turn will help us derive even more value from our salesforce.com implementation."
"Informatica was the first company to consumerize data integration, first by delivering a true multi-tenant cloud integration service in 2007, followed by Informatica Cloud Express, a pay-for-use integration service that is up and running in just minutes and can be paid for with a credit card," said Ron Papas, general manager, Informatica Cloud. "Today Informatica is delivering a natural extension to the Informatica Cloud. Customers are asking for mobile applications with intuitive self-service capabilities for managing and controlling cloud data integration tasks wherever and whenever it is convenient."
The Informatica Cloud mobile application is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, or at www.itunes.com/appstore. Users must have an existing Informatica Cloud Basic, Standard, Enterprise or Express account. Informatica intends to add support for additional mobile platforms in the future, including for Google Android.
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Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world gain a competitive advantage in today's global information economy with timely, relevant and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives. Worldwide, over 4,440 enterprises depend on Informatica for Big Data, data integration and data quality solutions to access, integrate and trust their information assets residing on-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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