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Entity Group Recognized as an Informatica 2013 “Partner of the Year” Award Winner

Entity Group, the leading independent specialist in the provision of information management solutions to large enterprises across EMEA, today announced that it was presented the EMEA Services Partner of the Year Award for Master Data Management. The award was presented at the 2013 Informatica Professional Services Partner of the Year Awards, at a ceremony during the Informatica Professional Services Kick-off which recently took place in Las Vegas. The annual awards honour partners who have delivered innovative, business problem-solving solutions over the past year leveraging Informatica products and technologies—from Informatica PowerCenter to Informatica Vibe Virtual Data Machine.

The award recognises Entity’s continued expertise delivering major client solutions incorporating Informatica’s Master Data Management, data quality and integration technology. Solutions have been successfully delivered to global and enterprise clients in the EMEA region in a variety of sectors including pharmaceutical, global media, transportation and financial services sectors.

As a leading independent specialist in the provision of information management solutions to large enterprises, Entity and its staff make a deliberate choice to follow the competency and development frameworks of Informatica’s industrial strength, industry-leading data management technologies, Entity invests continuously in its skills base to be able to consistently provide excellence in delivery, and to enable its clients to maximize the return on their corporate information.

“Entity exists to help our clients exploit the data and information that they need across their businesses and to treat it as a strategic asset,” said James Wilkinson, CEO of Entity Group. “We are delighted that through this award our domain expertise has been recognized by Informatica, one of a very small number of organizations that set the global standard in enterprise information management. We look forward to continuing and building upon the successful partnership with Informatica through 2014.”

“The Informatica Services Partner of the Year Awards celebrate innovative Informatica partners who clearly understand the importance of data and share our dedication to customer success,” said Eric Kroon, senior director EMEA Alliances, Informatica. “Our partners play a pivotal role in Informatica’s continued success and leadership, helping us enable customers to become data-centric enterprises and put their information potential to work.”

Informatica Service Partners are the bedrock of the Informatica Partner Program. The program offers multiple opportunities for leading systems integrators, solution providers, channel partners and technology partners, such as OEMs, cloud providers, outsourcers, ISVs and distributors to engage with Informatica. There are currently more than 450 partners worldwide. More details about the Informatica Partner Program are available at: http://www.informatica.com/us/company/partners/.

About Entity Group

Entity Group is a leading Enterprise Information Management specialist in EMEA, assisting clients with strategic consultancy, analysis, solution implementation, Big Data, data modelling, integration, Master Data Management and analytics. Entity’s data management expertise, developed over 25 years of exemplary service delivery within the information management domain, is often called upon to solve highly challenging business data issues – for enterprise clients and on behalf of global IT services companies and software vendors. For more information, call +44 (0)1795 415800 in the UK, +971 (0)50 8828 479 in the U.A.E. or visit LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/entity-group-ltd or our website: http://www.entity.co.uk

Note: Informatica, the Informatica Platform, PowerCenter, Informatica MDM and Informatica Vibe are trademarks or registered trademarks of Informatica Corporation in the United States and in jurisdictions throughout the world. All other company and product names may be trade names or trademarks of their respective owners.

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