Topic "Cloud Solutions"

Need to Convince Your Business Leaders of the Value of iPaaS?

Enterprise cloud integration spending is expected to increase dramatically this year, according to recent forecasts. Are your business leaders in line with this trend? When I talk to customers who use iPaaS every day, it’s clear they know the value of a next-gen integration platform as a service – they can’t achieve their digital transformation... more

The Democratization of the Internet of Things (IoT)

Industry 4.0, Manufacturing 4.0, Digital Transformation. Across industries, we’ve seen a few labels created to try and encapsulate the massive opportunities and challenging associated with the flood of data coming from a variety of sources, and in particular – machines. In the consumer space, the data tsunami is primarily coming from our smart phones and... more

Itemized Inefficiencies: Turn Your Public Cloud Bill into Action Items

An interesting benefit—and challenge—of moving to the cloud is the way it exposes longstanding inefficiencies that went unnoticed through years of on-premises IT management. We celebrate the flexibility of the cloud, and the speed and scalability, but one underappreciated advantage of bringing public cloud infrastructure to your organization is the transparency. Once you get over... more

Making Cloud Promises that You Can Deliver

Last year, we considered the grand sweep of the “journey to cloud,” from the high-level vision to the detailed roadmap. In between, we discussed the effort to align IT and business goals, and the challenges of winning support and staying the course. I’d like to start 2018 by drilling down into some of the specific... more

We Dare to Reimagine iPaaS

I have been part of Informatica for less than a month and the energy around the launch of the newly minted Informatica Intelligent Cloud Service (IICS) is palpable. Informatica’s new iPaaS is built on an advanced microservices based architecture, based on open REST APIs. This is exciting because it will drive rapid innovation for Informatica, allowing... more

Cloud Transformation: Avoiding Mistakes of the Past

As I’ve been writing this series of blog posts, the overarching theme has been the journey to a better IT infrastructure—a cloud-based architecture that is specifically geared to provide greater agility, scalability and reliability. In essence, to provide greater business value. But that was the plan with the old architecture, too—and it didn’t always work... more