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Getting Ready For Dreamforce

You know the annual Salesforce.com Dreamforce conference (and cloud computing in general) has reached a new level of mainstream acceptance when it’s being advertised on NPR. Check it out, there’s even a KQED registration page to attend the keynote and partner expo free of charge!

Speaking of the partner expo, Informatica will be a Gold Sponsor at Dreamforce ’09. If you’re at the show, be sure to drop by Booth 509 and say hello. We’ll be doing a draw for a Tag Heuer®* watch as part of our “Salesforce Integration in 5 Minutes or Less” promotion. (more…)

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What’s In A Data Integration Cloud?

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Data Integration: Your Cloud Strategy’s Silver Lining??

Earlier this year, IDC projected that, “by the end of 2009, 76% of U.S. organizations will use at least one SaaS-delivered application for business use” and that “the percentage of U.S. firms which plan to spend at least 25% of their IT budgets on SaaS applications will increase from 23% in 2008 to nearly 45% in 2010.” Great news, right? But is your organization ready? Do you have an overall strategy for “The Cloud”? And if you have already made investments in SaaS applications, do you have a plan to ensure that secure, timely, consistent, and accurate information is being delivered across these systems and throughout the business? (more…)

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‘Cloud Computing’ is Ready for Enterprise Prime Time, But… (Part 2)

In my last post, I talked about the enterprise integration challenges that still challenge enterprises, even if they have moved processes to cloud computing or Software as a Service providers.

Will integration issues dampen the enthusiasm around cloud computing? What’s the role of data environments in these new scenarios? To address these questions, I recently had the opportunity to speak with Chris Boorman, chief marketing officer with Informatica, and Ron Papas, senior vice president and general manager for Informatica On Demand, about the enterprise data management implications of this growing trend. (Chris also recently posted some of his observations here.) (more…)

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