Greenplum and Informatica team up to help businesses deal with data growth

by Editor 6/18/2008 2:14:00 PM

Greenplum, a leading provider of database software for business intelligence, today announced that Greenplum has joined the Informatica INFORM Partner Program. Through this new relationship Informatica Corporation, the leading independent provider of data integration software and services, and Greenplum will now engage in joint sales, marketing and development activities to better respond to the needs of joint customers.

Customers are experiencing unprecedented growth in data volumes and are looking to vendors such as Greenplum and Informatica to help them process data faster and more efficiently. The combination of Greenplum Database with Informatica's Data Integration platform will allow joint customers to gain efficiencies in their data loading, unloading and transformation processes. For example, customers can now leverage Greenplum's massively parallel processing architecture in conjunction with Informatica's flexible and powerful data management toolset to achieve high-speed data loading at rates exceeding four terabytes per hour.

The Informatica INFORM Partner Program provides a comprehensive set of programs and services to help Alliance Partners like Greenplum to develop and promote solutions in conjunction with Informatica. INFORM is designed to make it even easier for organizations to collaborate with Informatica in bringing the benefits of total enterprise data integration and quality to their customers around the globe.

"Informatica is very pleased to welcome Greenplum as an INFORM partner," said Harry Gould, senior vice president, Worldwide Alliances, Informatica. "As explosive data growth continues to push the limits of system capabilities, Informatica and Greenplum are helping customers scale their systems to support even the most data-intensive environments."

"Greenplum is delighted to be partnering with Informatica and to join the INFORM program," said Frank Bien, VP of Business Development, Greenplum. "Greenplum customers are managing extremely large data volumes and are certain to gain advantages as Greenplum and Informatica develop tighter integration across our product suites."

About Greenplum

Greenplum is a data warehouse software company that has developed the world's fastest, most scalable database software for business intelligence. Designed to handle extremely large and fast-growing data volumes, Greenplum Database enables companies to gain critical insights into their data and extend their competitive advantage in the market at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. Greenplum Database powers the Sun Data Warehouse Appliance and is being used by some of the leading companies in the world, including Reliance Communications, Comcast, Skype, AirTran and O'Reilly Media. For more information about Greenplum, visit

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation is the leading independent provider of data integration software and services. With Informatica, organizations can gain greater business value by integrating all their information assets from across the enterprise. More than 3,200 companies worldwide rely on Informatica to reduce the cost and expedite the time to address data integration needs of varying complexity and scale. For more information, visit

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