Informatica Announces AI-powered CLAIRE Engine Update for Its Intelligent Data Platform, Unveils Data 4.0

Informatica | May 21, 2020

  • Informatica CEO Amit Walia to Outline Vision for Next Phase of Digital Transformation and New Capabilities for Intelligence and Automation.

  • Fueled by AI and data, enterprises will be able to rapidly scale, navigating complexity with adaptability, resiliency, agility, flexibility, and responsiveness.

  • Informatica's modern, cloud-native, microservices-based, API-driven, and AI-powered Intelligent Data Platform helps unlock the significant untapped value of new data for enterprises.

Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced updates to its Intelligent Data Platform, powered by Informatica's AI-powered CLAIRE engine. The updates are part of the company's vision for Data 4.0, which CEO Amit Walia will address in today's keynote at its Intelligent Data Summit, the first of a series of free CLAIREview events taking place this summer.

The current state of the world has disrupted business as usual and is driving a true paradigm shift to Data 4.0. The need for digital transformation has accelerated. Today, we must redefine previous assumptions and enter a world that is cloud native and metadata-driven, supported by intelligent automations and trusted insights, at operational scale. I believe that Data 4.0 is the soul of digital transformation – and that scale, automation and trust can only be achieved with AI and machine learning capabilities.

- Amit Walia, CEO of Informatica

Today's innovations across Informatica's product portfolio equip businesses with the industry's most advanced intelligence and automation capabilities, enabling them to achieve Data 4.0 transformation. Fueled by AI and data, enterprises will be able to rapidly scale, navigating complexity with adaptability, resiliency, agility, flexibility, and responsiveness.

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Informatica's modern, cloud-native, microservices-based, API-driven, and AI-powered Intelligent Data Platform helps unlock the significant untapped value of new data for enterprises by intelligently automating intensive, manual work that leaves room for errors; making data more accessible to enable self-service analytics; and delivering the visibility, flexibility and scalability needed to make critical decisions rapidly while mitigating risk.

These announcements strengthen Informatica's ability to help organizations accelerate data-driven transformation and become next-generation intelligent enterprises. Highlights include:

Intelligent Data Platform

• Delivers the industry's most advanced AI/machine learning-powered intelligence and automation capabilities for end-to-end enterprise cloud data management including data cataloging, ingestion, integration, quality, mastering, governance, protection, and deployment.
• Extends the industry's only intelligent, enterprise-class catalog of catalogs with new innovations in automated data value capture, automated end-to-end lineage, and metadata management, enabling metadata-driven intelligence and automation for all business use cases.
• Automates data value calculation and identifies levers for data asset appreciation, such as data quality and enrichments within an overall data valuation framework.
• Delivers comprehensive data asset analytics with pre-packaged and extensible reports such as data event history and dashboards for instant visibility of data asset usage, inventory, enrichment, collaboration, and data value including real-time key metrics and trend charts along with built-in filters.

Cloud Data Warehouse and Data Lakes

• Automate cloud mass ingestion for files, databases (including change data capture), and streaming with intelligent schema drift functionality.
• Reuse existing workloads in the cloud with minimal disruption, thanks to detailed lineage and impact analysis, and prioritize datasets and workloads for migration through a comprehensive understanding of the data landscape.
• Ensure trustworthy data in cloud data warehouse and data lake solutions through cloud data quality and metadata management together with cloud data integration and cloud application integration on a modern, microservices-based, cloud-native platform with serverless computing.
• Accelerate AI and machine learning projects with improved data visibility for agile data prep, analysis, and model development.

Data Governance & Privacy

• Quickly shop for and access enterprise data using a data marketplace digital storefront, with order management and governed provisioning capabilities to ensure timely approval and delivery of data.
• Democratize data by collaboratively defining data quality policies and rules. Discover data and automatically execute where rules should be applied, ensuring trusted data is protected and delivered to data consumers and applications.
• Accelerate data governance projects with new automated capabilities to infer data quality measurement, using natural language processing (NLP) to automatically build Informatica Data Quality rules from business rule definitions.


Premiering today with Informatica's Intelligent Data Summit for AI-Powered Automation, CLAIREview will feature a series of five virtual summits and more than 50 sessions throughout the summer. The premiere event will feature keynotes by Informatica CEO Amit Walia, AI industry expert Tom Davenport, Gartner analyst Mark Beyer and Microsoft Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie; on-demand analyst perspective from Constellation Research principal analyst Doug Henschen; on-demand sessions with Informatica customers Anthem, Genworth Financial, Honeywell, athenahealth, and Intermountain Healthcare; and on-demand technical demos that will showcase innovations in intelligence and automation across the Informatica Intelligent Data Platform.

Following the premiere event, upcoming events will address intelligent and automated data management strategies for cloud data warehouses and data lakes, data governance and privacy, and Business 360 and master data management. CLAIREview is a digital experience designed to deliver on-demand sessions that attendees can watch at their own pace. The series will also offer the opportunity to connect live with industry leaders and product experts. Register here.

About Informatica:

Informatica, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, accelerates data-driven digital transformation. Informatica enables companies to fuel innovation, become more agile, and realize new growth opportunities, resulting in intelligent market disruptions. Over the last 25 years, Informatica has helped more than 9,000 customers unleash the power of data.

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