Topic "Cloud Integration"

Designing Your Cloud Roadmap: Reference Architectures and Architectural Planning

My last post took a closer look at the IT roadmap. For a cloud migration, a transformation around data analytics, or any long-term IT revolution, you create a roadmap to guide you from your present state to the desired future vision. But that begs a question: How do you know what that future vision should... more

How HBX, Harvard Business School’s Digital Education Initiative, became data-centric with Amazon Redshift

How can you benefit from the excellent education offered by Harvard Business School without actually getting accepted to their renowned full-time MBA program or moving to Boston? This is the question Harvard Business School was attempting to answer when they formed HBX, the digital education initiative from Harvard Business School. With the unique HBX program,... more

Journey to Cloud Approach: Cloud-First, Hybrid, and On-Premise Environments

Digital transformation is a buzzword. But dig beneath the hype and you will find something real— it’s either the business opportunity of a lifetime, or an existential threat. Disrupt, or be disrupted. Digital disruption is about building new business models that leverage data to create new and innovative products and services that lead to a... more

Extending PowerCenter to Cloud with Amazon Redshift

Are you a PowerCenter user interested in an Amazon Redshift data warehouse?  Or perhaps you have already started working on a new POC (Proof of Concept) for Amazon Redshift?  If so, you are not alone! And we’d like to help you out! Many of Informatica’s PowerCenter customers are exploring ways to leverage their long-standing investment... more

Informatica Celebrates 10 Years of Cloud Integration

The Informatica team is very excited to celebrate the 10th birthday of Informatica Cloud. During the past decade, we’ve worked very hard and have had a relentless focus execution to achieve a singular mission – to help our customers bridge the cloud and on-premise worlds seamlessly. To mark this milestone, let’s drive down memory lane... more

Informatica Cloud Spring 2017: iPaaS for any Use Case, User and Data Source

Today, we are excited to announce Informatica Cloud Spring 2017 release. This release expands Informatica’s leadership as a leading Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) vendor, by includinga wide variety of new and enhanced capabilities across the entire platform. The suite of offerings support high performing Cloud Data Warehouse use cases and increased developer productivity... more

7 Key Ways to Grow Your Cloud Data Management Skills

In my recent post, I shared key reasons why I’m looking forward to Informatica World 2017. One of these reasons is the chance to learn new cloud data management skills. As companies increasingly migrate business functions to SaaS, the need for cloud data management skills rises daily. Expertise on how to integrate data created in... more

SaaS Sprawl: Is History Repeating Itself?

Remember the late 1990s and early 2000s? Back then, CIOs and business leaders were making their mark by implementing ERP software. This software automated key business functions like finance, HR and the first wave of cheap, easy-to-deploy niche applications which specialized in specific business processes not adequately covered by ERP. Companies spent a ton on... more