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Kapow Software Named Qualified Finalist in Informatica Marketplace Launch Contest


- Nov 22, 2010 – Kapow recognized by online data integration community as an essential solution provider

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010Kapow Software today announced that it has been recognized as a final contender in the Informatica Marketplace Launch Contest for its innovative data integration platform: Kapow Katalyst™. Kapow’s solution rapidly integrates data from enterprise, web and cloud applications, automatically delivering data to any application or device – all without the need for existing application programming interfaces. Kapow Software is a supporter and active participant in the Informatica Marketplace, an online community of more than 120,000 active users that connects vendors, partners and individual developers to enable them to share data integration solutions within an open and comprehensive ecosystem, since its launch in June 2010. With more than 140 data integration solution providers active in the community, Kapow Katalyst proved to be among the top five qualified finalists selected in the launch contest.

“We’re honored to receive this recognition, which demonstrates the powerful combination of Informatica and Kapow in solving the real-time data integration problems for organizations moving more business functionality to the cloud,” said Rory Byrne, vice president of Business Development at Kapow Technologies. “This will help ensure that Informatica Marketplace customers benefit from the disruptive capabilities of Kapow’s solution in enabling the rapid delivery of critical business data, especially since Katalyst can directly access and integrate any data, regardless of whether it is housed in websites, SaaS or cloud applications, or is lacking APIs.”

“Kapow Katalyst from Kapow was one of the five finalist solutions in the recent Informatica Marketplace contest,” said Tony Young, CIO, Informatica. “It ranked highly amongst all the solutions entered as it’s a very interesting solution that allows customers to assemble structured and free-form data from multiple web sites without depending on APIs. In conjunction with Informatica solutions it allows customers to use web-based data for analysing market trends and understand competitor activities. Kapow Katalyst is a fine example of products on Informatica Marketplace which complement and expand the use-cases that are supported by Informatica products and thereby enhances the value of IT investments made by customers.”

To learn more about the Kapow Katalyst Platform and its data extraction, transformation, integration and migration capabilities on the Informatica Marketplace please visit https://community.informatica.com/solutions/1130.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world gain a competitive advantage in today's global information economy with timely, relevant and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives. More than 4,200 enterprises worldwide rely on Informatica to access, integrate and trust their information assets held in the traditional enterprise, off premise and in the Cloud. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/companies/3858 and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.

About Kapow Software

Kapow Software is the leader in browser-based data integration for rapid delivery of data to any application and any device. The Kapow Katalyst™ Platform, with its purpose-built extraction browser, automatically extracts, transforms, integrates and migrates data from virtually any source on the web, in the cloud or across the enterprise, to virtually anywhere, including mobile devices, without requiring APIs. With Kapow, customers can deliver data projects as much as 90 percent faster and 80 percent cheaper than traditional methods, with 100 percent data accuracy. More than 500 customers, including AT&T, Audi, Intel, Morgan Stanley, Vodafone, Walt Disney and dozens of federal agencies rely on Kapow for data syndication, mobile-enablement, cloud and web app integration, content migration, business intelligence, terrorism tracking, comparison pricing – and much more. Explore how we can help you at www.kapowsoftware.com or call 1-800-805-0828.