Informatica Corporation’s Informatica PowerCenter 5 is a platform for integrating data to be deployed in e-Business applications, analytic applications and data warehouses, including a wide range of data sources, from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems such as SAP R/3 and PeopleSoft, to web logs and Siebel applications. Market validation of its offerings is shown in a record Q4 of 2000, with a 150% increase in revenue over the previous year.
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infrastructure enablement (Informatica calls it enterprise data integration ). They are similar in many ways to the product offering from Ascential Software in partnership with Torrent Systems , which was also recently announced. Other vendors, such as IONA Software , have also made moves into the e-Business enablement arena, often by acquiring other vendors with specific expertise, such as the handling of XML data. (For more information about IONA, see IONA purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much,