Topic "Cloud Integration"

Finding the ‘Initial Need’ to Deploy an iPaaS

Application landscapes are changing rapidly. Whilst almost every business I talk to has a stable on-premises integration solution to connect core platforms together, many have yet to deploy a solution for the burgeoning number of cloud applications that have sprouted across their business. For those without an iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service), determining how... more

Avoiding the Dark Clouds in your Multi-Cloud Architecture

The term ‘multi-cloud strategy’ is now commonly coined as a way of describing an architecture with different cloud environments working together. Gone (long gone!) are the days when the trailblazers were taking tentative steps by acquiring a handful of Salesforce licenses. Today almost any business process can, and is, being processed using a cloud application... more

Welcome to Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Today, we are incredibly excited to announce General Availability of Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services – Winter 2017 December Release. At Informatica, our mission is to accelerate data driven digital transformation of businesses. At the heart of the mission is the innovation in enterprise cloud data management space to meet growing needs of enterprises. To realize... more

The Cloud is Here – but is your Integration Strategy Ready?

Hybrid IT is here to stay – from Infrastructure and Platforms (AWS/Azure/Google) to SaaS (Software as a Service) and from Mobile to Social – companies are now heavily dependent upon data sources that sit outside of the traditional firewall. The move to the cloud is happening fast – perhaps faster than anyone could have predicted,... more

How the CDO Fits into Your Cloud Evolution

Throughout this series of posts, I’ve emphasized the importance of IT and overall information architecture in the journey to cloud. But as organizations become all-cloud—or more likely, a hybrid mix of cloud and on premises infrastructure—there’s another key stakeholder: the chief data officer. CDO is a relatively new role, and it’s still being distinguished from,... more

How AWS Data Lake Transforms Asurion Mobile Customer Experience

If you are anything like me, you might have, once or twice, dropped your phone in some not-to-be-specified water-carrying vessel… So it’s pretty safe to say that your mobile device is likely protected by Asurion. Asurion is a multi-billion dollar company providing much-needed insurance for smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices, on behalf of the... more

When It’s Time to Give Data Warehouse a Digital Makeover

How can data warehouses be reconstituted for today’s cloud-based, data-driven enterprises? The data warehouse has a place in this new world, but it takes on a new role and mission. This unfolding scenario was recently explored by analysts with the Eckerson Group, who say data warehouses remain essential in many larger, complex enterprises. Data warehouses... more