Informatica Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management Solutions

Within Leaders Quadrant, Informatica Placed Farthest to the Right on Completeness of Vision and Highest on Ability to Execute Axes

Redwood City, Calif., Nov. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica®, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced that Gartner, Inc., a leading IT research and advisory firm, has positioned Informatica as a Leader in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management Solutions once again, based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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The current Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management Solutions, authored by Bill O’Kane, Alan Dayley, Michael Patrick Moran and Simon James Walker and published on Oct. 30, 2017, identifies Informatica once again as being one of only two Leaders in the Leaders quadrant. Within this quadrant, Informatica is placed farthest to the right on the completeness of vision axis and highest on the ability to execute axis.

According to the Gartner report, “Businesses of all sizes and in many industries continue to struggle to maintain a consistent, shareable and accurate single version of master data across their organizations — a requirement that is growing in importance. With the increasing focus on the digitalization of enterprises, management of their key master data is also becoming more important. The ability to achieve and maintain a single, semantically consistent version of customer master data is crucial for customer-centric organizations. More importantly, trusted data (which starts with trusted master data) sits at the center of a digital business platform, so demand for effective MDM will continue to increase in the next few years.”

The report notes that the overall MDM market continues to evolve in complex ways. Examples of more dynamic factors include: “The growing number of companies looking to expand their MDM programs, perhaps by adding content or unstructured data (such as graphics and documents), additional application-specific data, social data, or other (master and nonmaster) data domains. In this way, MDM is often seen as the starting point for a broader EIM program within an organization.”

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  • “We believe that Informatica’s position as a Leader in master data management is reflective of the intelligence, completeness, modularity and flexibility designed into Informatica MDM. Our continued innovation in MDM solutions empower our customers with authoritative views of their data, data relationships, and businesses,” said Suresh Menon, senior vice president and general manager, Master Data Management, Informatica. “Whether fueling customer engagement, improving business decision making or strengthening compliance, MDM is about unleashing the disruptive power of data by ensuring its relevance and trustworthiness. Informatica’s unique support for metadata-driven artificial intelligence and data governance, enables us to deliver master data management solutions intelligently across multiple domains.”

About Informatica MDM Solutions

  • Used by organizations around the world, Informatica MDM is the market’s only modular, hybrid and end-to-end master data management solution, comprising flexible multidomain MDM along with master data fueled business applications (Customer 360Product 360Supplier 360, and Relate 360).
  • This versatile solution combines industry leading Data as a Servicedata qualitybusiness process management and data security capabilities and supports mastering big data in both traditional and data lake environments.
  • The Informatica MDM portfolio is a core component of the Informatica Intelligent Data Platform™, powered by the CLAIRE™ engine, the industry’s most advanced metadata-driven artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
  • With metadata-driven AI and a data governance-driven approach, Informatica MDM, enables organizations to become data-driven disruptors and helps ensure better customer experiences, improved decision making and faster business value.

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About the Magic Quadrant
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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 LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.


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