Informatica Announces 2013 "Partner of the Year" Awards
Annual Partner Awards Honor Outstanding Innovation for Joint Customer Success
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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one
independent provider of data
integration software, today announced the winners of the 2013
Informatica Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards honor
Informatica partners who have delivered innovative, business
problem-solving solutions over the past year leveraging Informatica
PowerCenter to Informatica Vibe
Virtual Data Machine. Eleven organizations and individuals were
honored with the prestigious award at a recent ceremony during
Informatica's Sales Kickoff/Partner Summit in Las Vegas.
Informatica Alliance Partners are the bedrock of the Informatica
Partner Program. The program offers multiple opportunities for
leading systems integrators, solution providers, channel partners,
distributors and technology partners - such as OEMs, cloud
providers, outsourcers and ISVs - to engage with Informatica. There
are currently more than 450 partners worldwide. More details about
the Informatica Partner Program are available at: http://www.informatica.com/us/company/partners/.
The winners of the 2013 Partner of the Year Awards are:
Affecto - EMEA
(Europe, Middle East and Africa) Channel Partner of the
Year. As a long-standing partner in the Nordic region,
Affecto's close collaboration with Informatica is driving
high-value solutions that enable joint clients to not just improve
performance efficiencies, but also drive innovation and
transformation for future success. In 2013, Affecto further
enhanced its go-to-market approach with Informatica by upgrading
its sales and delivery capabilities in
ILM, resulting in wins in the Nordic Region.
Cloud Sherpas -
Cloud Partner of the Year. Cloud Sherpas actively
engages with customers globally to deliver market-leading
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) implementations leveraging Informatica Cloud.
Informatica recognized Cloud Sherpas for its full commitment to the
partnership, which includes a dedicated Data and Integration
Practice and active referral and reseller business.
Alliance Partner of the Year. Cognizant was
recognized as Informatica's
top partner because of the company's continued commitment
to Informatica and the close technology collaboration in the areas
of Data Integration, Big Data, Master Data Management, Application
ILM and Test Data Management. Cognizant launched innovative
high-value solutions with Informatica including BigDecisions:
Information Factory solution, Cognizant
SecuritiesCentral, TD Maxim and
Cognizant Active Data (CAD). In 2013, Cognizant was a leading
revenue-producing partner, delivering numerous impactful deals and
increasing its 2012 performance significantly. Cognizant also had
the broadest adoption of Informatica products across domains and
DK UNC - APJ
(Asia Pacific-Japan) Distributor of the Year. DK UNC, a
distributor that works with Informatica in Korea, has an elite team
of salespeople, presales personnel and developers who are highly
experienced in deploying various data integration projects. In
2013, DK UNC contributed to Informatica's indirect revenue and
growth in Korea.
MDM (Master Data Management) Partner of the Year.
Infoverity's commitment to the Informatica partnership and
technologies has given the company an elite distinction as a go-to
partner, resulting in more than 25 customer go-lives with
Informatica MDM and Informatica
Data Quality solutions since 2011. In 2013, Infoverity's team
of certified MDM and data quality consultants were instrumental in
working alongside Informatica to enable growth and customer success
in North America.
Integral Solutions -
EMEA Distributor of the Year. Integral Solutions,
a distributor that works with Informatica in Poland, is being
recognized for its contributions in 2013. Apart from being a
successful distributor for over 10 years, Integral also provides
top-level experts to help Polish customers to adopt variety of
Informatica's products. Integral's innovative go-to market
approach, of both sales and professional services team, resulted in
wins in the EMEA region including MDM deals in Poland.
North America Channel Partner of the Year.
Together with Informatica, Intricity offers deep domain expertise
and delivers industry-leading data management solutions to
organizations across a wide range of industries. In 2013, Intricity
was the top-performing channel partner in North America and worked
extensively with Informatica's MDM team to develop the Intricity Retail Intelligence
solution powered by Informatica, further affirming Intricity's
commitment to invest in Informatica technology, deliver value to
customers and drive innovation in high-growth markets.
Izak Cohen, Aman Group -
EMEA Distributor Salesperson of the Year.
Sergey Nesterenko, IBS
Group - EMEA Distributor Sales Consultant of the
Consultancy Services (TCS) - ILM (Information Lifecycle
Management) Partner of the Year. As a long-standing global
partner, TCS has an extensive and successful track record in
delivering large-scale Informatica data integration solutions to
organizations worldwide. In 2013, TCS was the most successful
Informatica ILM partner, leading in revenue generation and creating
a broad portfolio of solutions with Informatica.
TGV Tecnologia -
LATAM (Latin America) Distributor of the Year. TGV
Tecnologia, a distributor that works exclusively with Informatica
in Brazil, was responsible for driving indirect revenue in Latin
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"The Informatica Partner of the Year Awards celebrate
innovative Informatica partners who clearly understand the
importance of data and share our dedication to customer success,"
said Brad Kern, senior vice president, Worldwide Alliances,
Informatica. "Our partners play a pivotal role in Informatica's
continued success and leadership, helping us enable customers to
become data-centric enterprises and put their information potential
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