Topic "Cloud Solutions"

Federal Migration to Cloud Computing, Hindered by Data Issues

As reviewed by Loraine Lawson,  a MeriTalk survey about cloud adoption found that a “In the latest survey of 150 federal executives, nearly one in five say one-quarter of their IT services are fully or partially delivered via the cloud.” For the most part, the shifts are more tactical in nature.  These federal managers are... more

Building an Enterprise Data Hub: Choosing the Data Integration Solution

Building an Enterprise Data Hub with proper Data Integration Data flows into the enterprise from many sources, in many formats, sizes, and levels of complexity. And as enterprise architectures have evolved over the years, traditional data warehouses have become less of a final staging center for data, but rather, one component of the enterprise that... more

Informatica’s Inclusion on the “R&D All-Stars: CNBC RQ 50” Was No Accident

Earlier this month, CNBC.com published its first ever R&D All-Stars: CNBC RQ 50, ranking the top 50 public companies by return on research and development investment. Coming in the top ten, and the first pure software play was Informatica, mentioned as first among great software companies like Google, Amazon, and Salesforce. CNBC.com is referencing a... more

5 Ways Hybrid Integration Redefines Your Cloud Strategy

The mainstream use of SaaS applications as part of the cloud strategies in many enterprises continues to rise. Initially led by LOB IT (lines of business, apps IT), SaaS deployments now have central IT (such as Integration Competency Centers) personnel extensively involved. This shift stems from the need to develop strategies around hybrid application deployments... more

The State of Salesforce Report: Trends, Data, and What’s Next

A guest post by Jonathan Staley, Product Marketing Manager at Bluewolf Beyond, a consulting practice focused on innovating live cloud environments. Now in its third year (2012, 2013), The State of Salesforce Annual Review continues to be the most comprehensive report on the Salesforce ecosystem. Based on the data from over 1,000 global Salesforce users,... more

The Typical Journey of SaaS Adoption

Within most organizations today, it is not a question of if SaaS applications should be deployed, but how quickly. The era of having to justify adoption of SaaS applications is long over, and the focus has shifted towards a deciding which SaaS applications to deploy, in which departments, and in what timeframes. With this view... more