Topic "Cloud Integration"

Carbonite: A Case Study on Cloud-First Approach to Data and Application Integration

Did you know that the concept of “Cloud-First” began in the U.S. federal government? Cloud-First was a mandate issued to all federal agencies by the chief information officer of the United States in December 2010. By 2012, a subsequent report to Congress showed that more than half of all federal agencies had adopted cloud computing for... more

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

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

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

Lessons from the Field: 4 Ways to Keep Your Cloud Evolution on Track (Part 2)

What to do if business stakeholders derail your plans The biggest challenge of making sure your cloud transition fits into your overall IT architecture? Sticking to the plan. You map out a transition journey that includes new systems, training and orientation, retirement of old systems, maybe some new hires, probably some new vendor relationships. But... more

Top 5 Ways a Hybrid Integration Hub Can Accelerate Your Journey to the Cloud

Everyday at Informatica, we hear from customers about their data challenges as they strive to make progress in their journeys to the cloud. The more astute among them tell us that they want to avoid the mistakes of the past and try to build their new hybrid data infrastructure with a modern architecture and approach... more

AWS re:Invent 2016 Recap – Data was Queen!

We just came back from Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2016, where Informatica was a proud sponsor. It was a mega conference with over thirty thousand enthusiastic participants. Hats off to AWS for putting together a phenomenal and fun event. One of the most exciting and educational industry conferences I’ve had the opportunity to take... more