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The Marketplace Cometh. Are You Ready?

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…)
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