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January 28, 2015 10:00 ET

Informatica Names Bluewolf 2014 Cloud Partner of the Year

Bluewolf Wins Top Cloud Honor in Annual Informatica Global Partner Awards Program for Exceptional Collaboration and Customer Success

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 28, 2015) - Bluewolf, a leading global business consulting firm, announced it has been named the "2014 Cloud Partner of the Year" by Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Honored at the recent Informatica Partner Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, the annual Informatica Partner of the Year Awards recognize Informatica partners that have delivered innovative, business problem-solving solutions over the past year by leveraging Informatica data integration products and technologies.

"We are pleased to be chosen as Cloud Partner of the Year by Informatica," said Greg Kaplan, Chief Revenue Officer, Bluewolf. "Our customers want the data and intelligence that pinpoints critical customer moments and guides next best action, and our partnership with Informatica allows us to build the innovative solutions that deliver those insights and make customer experiences extraordinary."

Bluewolf was recognized as Informatica's top global cloud partner due to the company's collaboration with Informatica. Highlights of the Bluewolf and Informatica partnership in 2014 include:

  • In September 2014, Bluewolf and Informatica publicly announced their strategic partnership to power business intelligence for clients through actionable data insight.
  • Bluewolf collaborated on several impactful customer wins in Q4 2014, including energy leader Crius Energy.
  • Bluewolf is the pilot partner for the Informatica Cloud Academy, its flagship self-service product training, certification, and mentor program, and has driven significant adoption of Informatica's Cloud Data Integration (CDI) and Cloud Master Data Management (CMDM) solutions.
  • Bluewolf has launched a number of Salesforce Fullforce Solutions, including Producer360, a centralized solution for insurance group carriers that leverages Informatica to help deliver the solutions to the market. Key components include Informatica CloudMDM and pre-built integrations with core insurance systems.

"Our partnership with Bluewolf demonstrates how alignment and collaboration can drive joint customer success, even in a short timeframe," said Brad Kern, senior vice president, Worldwide Alliances, Informatica. "As our 2014 Cloud Partner of the Year, Bluewolf continues to drive a unique customer-first approach to their analytics practice and works to unleash customer intimacy through innovative and insight-focused data solutions."

Bluewolf's analytics practice focuses first on the business outcome a customer is striving to achieve. The practice provides the data integration, master data management (MDM), and connectivity services to unlock data from disparate systems and provides the insights needed to improve strategic execution, including customer retention, cross-sell, routing automation, and risk mitigation.

"It's not enough for us to deliver a positive experience to our customers; it needs to be exceptional, each and every time," said Pradeep Tiwari, vice president, Information Technology, Crius Energy. "Bluewolf and Informatica's expertise in business intelligence and customer engagement has accelerated our ability to deliver smarter, more relevant customer moments and enhance internal collaboration to increase sales, drive retention, and create an extraordinary customer experience."

Informatica Alliance Partners are the bedrock of the Informatica Partner Program. The program offers multiple opportunities for leading systems integrators, solution providers, channel partners, distributors and technology partners -- such as OEMs, cloud providers, outsourcers and ISVs -- to engage with Informatica. More details about the Informatica Partner Program are available at: http://www.informatica.com/us/company/partners/.

About Bluewolf
Bluewolf is a global business consulting firm that helps companies produce extraordinary customer moments to transform their business. Named a global leader in the salesforce.com ecosystem by IDC MarketScape, Bluewolf's strategic business consulting, cloud implementation, change management and learning, and cloud management and governance services help customer-obsessed enterprises realize business outcomes in weeks, not years. With 15+ years of expertise in cloud computing, our proven Agile Business Transformation methodology, and entrepreneurial people, rapidly innovates business processes and technologies to accelerate business results. To learn more, visit www.bluewolf.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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