Tag Archives: AppExchange
This week we got the news that for the fifth year in a row, Informatica Cloud has won the 2012 Salesforce.com AppExchange Customer Choice Award. Informatica Cloud Integration for Salesforce was recognized as the winner in the very crowded IT and Administration category, which includes administration and IT, data cleansing, integration, IT management and other applications.These awards are based on the number and quality of customer reviews on the AppExchange. (more…)
I’m pleased to announce that Informatica Cloud has once again been honored by salesforce.com customers with the AppExchange Best of ‘11 Award for Integration. Based entirely on user reviews for the Informatica Cloud listing on AppExchange, it’s clear that when it comes to Salesforce CRM and Force.com data integration requirements, Informatica Cloud has become the clear choice for salesforce.com customers. This is the fourth year in a row that Informatica Cloud has achieved this honor, and our free Data Loader Service continues to be the all-time most popular application on the AppExchange. (more…)
I spent last week at the annual SIIA All About the Cloud Conference in San Francisco. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) “is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries.” They are also the organization that gives out the annual CODiE Awards, “the industry’s only peer‐review awards program, acknowledge innovation and excellence for products and services in the business software, digital content and education technology industries.”
I’m pleased to be able to say that Informatica Cloud has been recognized this year as the “Best Cloud Management Solution.”
In 2006 Informatica announced our strategic roadmap for what was then known as “On-Demand Data Integration.” There were to be three phases:
Here is part two of my interview with Informatica’s Scott Geffre. Scott has led the CRM rollout at Informatica, helping the company migrate from Pivotal to salesforce.com. In the first half of our discussion, he spoke about evaluating TCO and some of the benefits of software as a service (SaaS) applications. In this post, Scott talks about the importance of cloud integration, the challenges of hand coding, and master data management (MDM). (more…)
We are getting very excited about the arrival of our Marketplace!
When we announced it a few months ago people contacted me to ask if this was for real, and how it was going to work. My reply was “Think iTunes or AppExchange for Data Integration”. Of course, at the time we had a pretty good idea of what we wanted to build and why it would be important. However, there is no better way of answering these questions than to go live and allow you to look at and use it.
The Marketplace is nearly here and I wanted to share a few thoughts to prepare you for the day it goes live:
The Marketplace is for you, our customers:
- As my colleague Judy Ko commented in her blog, The Informatica Marketplace: Tapping The Power of the Crowd, it provides a forum through which the Informatica community can share best practices. For our customers it will help to drive down development costs since you will be able to tap into the community to find and re-use components – both simple and complex – to help you achieve your goals. Why re-invent something when it has been done many times before by different people? (more…)