Informatica went private in 2015 but plans to public again, Chakravarthy says. As a public company whose quarterly reports are under great scrutiny, "it's very hard to take long-term steps like reorienting your product portfolio around new ecosystems like cloud and big data."
At this point, the company has made its offerings available via subscription -- a big step. "Our goal is to enter the public market," Chakravarthy says. "We don’t have a timeline yet but were definitely making good progress toward that outcome."
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