Informatica Launches Web-Based Developer Network

Informatica Developer Network Will Propel Rapid Development Of Add-On

Solutions To Informatica Data Integration And Analytics Platform



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Informatica Corporation

    PALO ALTO, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:   INFA), the leading provider of eBusiness
 analytic solutions, today announced it has launch the Informatica Developer
 Network, a global, Web-assisted program designed to help developers expand the
 business value of the Informatica data integration and analytics platform
 through innovative and compelling third-party add-ons. Approximately
 15,000 developers worldwide are experienced with Informatica products.
     "The launch of the Informatica Developer Network is an important move to
 continue to broaden collaboration around the knowledge and capabilities of the
 Informatica data integration and analytics platform," said Mark Smith, Full
 Circle Strategies. "Informatica has developed a robust program that will
 significantly benefit its customers by delivering full potential of the
 company's products and technology."
     Coinciding with the launch of the Informatica Developer Network is the
 debut of a Web site designed to foster a community of leading developers and
 Informatica business and technical experts. At http://devnet.informatica.com,
 users will collaborate to accelerate the development and deployment of
 new-generation analytic solutions. The Web site's features include
 24x7 electronic access to the latest Informatica software development
 toolkits, as well as partner showcases, discussion forums, interactive
 technical support, and documentation.
     "The Informatica Developer Network is a vibrant Web-enabled ecosystem
 designed to foster benefits to customers, third-party developers and
 Informatica," said Girish Pancha, senior vice president and general manager of
 platform technologies at Informatica. "Our goal is to present an ongoing
 program to the developer community, based on Informatica's leading data
 integration platform, that encourages members to share and promote
 technologies that benefit our respective users."
     The Informatica Developer Network is supported by an advisory board
 comprised of leading analytic industry, software development and XML experts.
 Board members include Daniel Linstedt, chief technology officer of Core
 Integration and chairman of the Informatica Developer Network advisory board;
 Torstein Thorsen, chief technology officer of Component Software Norge AS; and
 Georg Hoevel, president and co-founder of Yaletown Technology Group.
     "The formalization of the Informatica Developer Network will offer members
 a true 24x7 collaborative community, based on interactive information
 exchanges, resource sharing, and open feedback," said Hoevel. "Plus it is an
 excellent developer pipeline back to Informatica to help the company further
 enhance its own core offerings."
     The Informatica Developer Network is open to commercial developers and
 corporate developers within large user organizations. Individual memberships
 are available at an annual fee of $500 with a sliding-scale cost for corporate
 members. The fee covers access to the Web site, as well as regular software
 updates, technical support and training on the Informatica APIs. To sign up,
 candidates must complete an online application located at
 http://devnet.informatica.com. All applications are subject to review.
 Candidates will be notified within two weeks.
 
     About Informatica Corporation
     Informatica provides eBusiness analytic solutions that enable companies to
 leverage business insight for competitive advantage. More than 1,100 global
 customers, including over half of the Fortune 100, leverage the Informatica
 Insight Network to integrate, analyze and personalize critical business
 information to improve business performance and responsiveness across the
 entire business value chain. Informatica products include a comprehensive
 family of analytic applications, the industry's most powerful data integration
 platform and a wide range of supporting services and partnerships. The
 company's list of leading customers includes 3Com, AMD, American Airlines,
 BMW, Boeing, Borders Group, Chevron, Cisco, CNET, Deutsche Bank, eBay,
 General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Merck, Merrill Lynch, MetLife, Motorola,
 Philips Semiconductor, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sprint and UBS. For more
 information, call 800-970-1179, or visit the Informatica Web site at
 http://www.informatica.com/
 NOTE:  Informatica is a trademark or registered trademark of Informatica
 Corporation. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks
 of their respective companies.
 
 

SOURCE Informatica Corporation
    PALO ALTO, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:   INFA), the leading provider of eBusiness
 analytic solutions, today announced it has launch the Informatica Developer
 Network, a global, Web-assisted program designed to help developers expand the
 business value of the Informatica data integration and analytics platform
 through innovative and compelling third-party add-ons. Approximately
 15,000 developers worldwide are experienced with Informatica products.
     "The launch of the Informatica Developer Network is an important move to
 continue to broaden collaboration around the knowledge and capabilities of the
 Informatica data integration and analytics platform," said Mark Smith, Full
 Circle Strategies. "Informatica has developed a robust program that will
 significantly benefit its customers by delivering full potential of the
 company's products and technology."
     Coinciding with the launch of the Informatica Developer Network is the
 debut of a Web site designed to foster a community of leading developers and
 Informatica business and technical experts. At http://devnet.informatica.com,
 users will collaborate to accelerate the development and deployment of
 new-generation analytic solutions. The Web site's features include
 24x7 electronic access to the latest Informatica software development
 toolkits, as well as partner showcases, discussion forums, interactive
 technical support, and documentation.
     "The Informatica Developer Network is a vibrant Web-enabled ecosystem
 designed to foster benefits to customers, third-party developers and
 Informatica," said Girish Pancha, senior vice president and general manager of
 platform technologies at Informatica. "Our goal is to present an ongoing
 program to the developer community, based on Informatica's leading data
 integration platform, that encourages members to share and promote
 technologies that benefit our respective users."
     The Informatica Developer Network is supported by an advisory board
 comprised of leading analytic industry, software development and XML experts.
 Board members include Daniel Linstedt, chief technology officer of Core
 Integration and chairman of the Informatica Developer Network advisory board;
 Torstein Thorsen, chief technology officer of Component Software Norge AS; and
 Georg Hoevel, president and co-founder of Yaletown Technology Group.
     "The formalization of the Informatica Developer Network will offer members
 a true 24x7 collaborative community, based on interactive information
 exchanges, resource sharing, and open feedback," said Hoevel. "Plus it is an
 excellent developer pipeline back to Informatica to help the company further
 enhance its own core offerings."
     The Informatica Developer Network is open to commercial developers and
 corporate developers within large user organizations. Individual memberships
 are available at an annual fee of $500 with a sliding-scale cost for corporate
 members. The fee covers access to the Web site, as well as regular software
 updates, technical support and training on the Informatica APIs. To sign up,
 candidates must complete an online application located at
 http://devnet.informatica.com. All applications are subject to review.
 Candidates will be notified within two weeks.
 
     About Informatica Corporation
     Informatica provides eBusiness analytic solutions that enable companies to
 leverage business insight for competitive advantage. More than 1,100 global
 customers, including over half of the Fortune 100, leverage the Informatica
 Insight Network to integrate, analyze and personalize critical business
 information to improve business performance and responsiveness across the
 entire business value chain. Informatica products include a comprehensive
 family of analytic applications, the industry's most powerful data integration
 platform and a wide range of supporting services and partnerships. The
 company's list of leading customers includes 3Com, AMD, American Airlines,
 BMW, Boeing, Borders Group, Chevron, Cisco, CNET, Deutsche Bank, eBay,
 General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Merck, Merrill Lynch, MetLife, Motorola,
 Philips Semiconductor, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sprint and UBS. For more
 information, call 800-970-1179, or visit the Informatica Web site at
 http://www.informatica.com/
 NOTE:  Informatica is a trademark or registered trademark of Informatica
 Corporation. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks
 of their respective companies.
 
 SOURCE  Informatica Corporation