Report Notes “Informatica Provides a Big Data Fabric with All the Trimmings”
Informatica®, the world’s No. 1 provider of data management solutions, today announced that Forrester Research, Inc., a leading independent technology and market research company, has positioned Informatica as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q4 2016. Informatica is top ranked in the current offering and market presence categories.
The Forrester report states that, “Today, big data fabric is accelerating the delivery of insights by automating key processes for increased agility while giving business users more autonomy in the data preparation process. Enterprises use it to support many use cases, such as enabling 360-degree and multidimensional views of the customer, internet-of-things (IoT) and real-time analytics, offloading data warehouses, fraud detection, integrated analytics, and risk analytics.”
Forrester identifies Informatica as a leader in the Big Data Fabric market, commenting that “Informatica provides big data fabric with all the trimmings.” The report notes that “Informatica’s strength lies in increasing developer productivity through its intuitive visual and metadata-driven development environment,” and that “Informatica provides an enterprise information catalog, which catalogs data assets across the enterprise using inferred understanding of the data as well as crowd sourced input from business analysts, stewards, and architects.” Together, Informatica believes these unique strengths and features enable customers to move quickly and nimbly to derive insight from big data. In fact, the report continues, “Enterprises use Informatica’s big data fabric solutions for real-time analytics, IoT, integrated analytics, and real-time operational intelligence like fraud detection and proactive customer engagement.”
Informatica Big Data Management™ is the only single, integrated and out-of-the-box solution for turning big data into business value with collaborative and self-service data quality and governance. With Informatica Big Data Management, organizations can integrate more data more quickly from more data sources using pre-built connectors, multi-latency ingestion engines and machine-learning based discovery. Companies can then easily transform, cleanse and share the data using self-service data preparation tools, role-based user interfaces, comprehensive metadata management and intelligent data cataloging and discovery capabilities. Data governance and proactive data security intelligence turn big data into rich, secure and trusted data assets.
“Big data represents big opportunity, and effective big data management is key for organizations embracing Data 3.0,” said Ronen Schwartz, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud, Big Data and Data Integration, Informatica. “Unlike many stand-alone tools and code generators, Informatica enables a systematic approach to big data management to deliver business value with successful data lakes. Only Informatica provides an end-to-end solution that takes advantage of advanced metadata intelligence combined with machine learning and AI to help discover, ingest, govern, master, secure and leverage vast volumes of streaming data.”
Informatica is 100 percent focused on data because the world runs on data. Organizations need business solutions around data for the cloud, big data, real-time and streaming. Informatica is the world’s No. 1 provider of data management solutions, in the cloud, on-premise or in a hybrid environment. More than 7,000 organizations around the world turn to Informatica for data solutions that power their businesses.