Topic "Integration Platform as a Service"
Informatica has always been 100% focused on driving the productivity of data management. Now, to take the next step, Informatica is building artificial intelligence into the Intelligent Data Platform as a service that will use enterprise metadata to make the platform more intelligent and productive.
For the third consecutive year, Gartner has ranked Informatica the #1 Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solution provider worldwide. Gartner’s newly released 2016 market share revenue identified in Gartner’s report “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2016 for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) in the Application and Infrastructure Middleware Market”[i] shows that... more
In our 2005 book, “Integration Competency Center,”  David Lyle and I wrote about what is now a hot topic: an integration strategy that features a centralized integration team along with self-service and citizen integrator capabilities. Other analysts have also been writing about it recently – Gartner refers to the approach as Bimodal IT –... more
It seems every day we hear more and more stories about how businesses are facing the challenge of transformation. The same can be said about partner enablement. As partners evolve their business models to support cloud and subscription revenue, they also expect technology vendors to evolve their enablement offerings to address line-of-business decision makers and... more
Rather than focusing on managing data growth, the priority should be on managing it in the most standardized and efficient way possible. It is time to think about enterprise data management as a function with standard processes, skills and tools (just like Finance, Marketing or Procurement.)
CES, the International Consumer Electronics show is wrapping up this week and the array of new connected products and technologies was truly impressive. “The Internet of Things” is moving from buzzword to reality. Some of the major trends seen this week included: Home Hubs from Google, Samsung, and Apple (who did not attend the show... more
This is a guest author post by Philip Howard, Research Director, Bloor Research. I recently posted a blog about an interview style webcast I was doing with Informatica on the uses and costs associated with data integration tools. I’m not sure that the poet John Donne was right when he said that it was strange,... more
In 2012, Forbes published an article predicting an upcoming problem. The Need for Scalable Enterprise Analytics Specifically, increased exploration in Big Data opportunities would place pressure on the typical corporate infrastructure. The generic hardware used to run most tech industry enterprise applications was not designed to handle real-time data processing. As a result, the explosion of... more
After I graduated from business school, I started reading Fortune Magazine. I guess that I became a regular reader because each issue largely consists of a set of mini-business cases. And over the years, I have even started to read the witty remarks from the managing editor, Andy Serwer. However, this issue’s comments were even... more
For years, companies have wrestled with the promise of data integration platforms. Along the way, businesses have asked many questions, including: Does Data Integration technology truly provide a clear path toward unified data? Can businesses truly harness the potential of their information? Can companies take powerful action as a result? Recently, Bloor Research set out... more