Tag "cloud integration"

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

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

Five Steps to a Seamless MDM Cloud Journey

The cloud isn’t about “easy win” anymore. Thanks to cost efficiency and agility, the cloud has taken center stage in operational strategy. These strategies are sophisticated, involving hundreds of applications at the heart of the enterprise. In an effort as complex as this one, data management becomes essential. In fact, to have successful transformation, you... more

Hybrid Integration Comes of Age

In our 2005 book, “Integration Competency Center,” [1] 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

Announcing Informatica Cloud Services for Azure – PAYG. New Hourly Pricing!

We are pleased to announce Informatica Cloud Services for Azure – Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG), the latest addition in our on-going commitment to support the Azure public cloud platform. Now, you can fast-track Azure data integration projects with no upfront costs – paying for only what you use. We built this solution to help lower cloud adoption... more