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Overview of the key attributes of a cloud-based data integration as a service solution.

Overview of the key attributes of a cloud-based data integration as a service solution.

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  • What to Look for in a Cloud Integration Solution
    www.InformaticaCloud.com
    Darren Cunningham, Informatica Cloud Product Marketing
    Ron Lunasin, Informatica Cloud Product Management
  • Integration: Do You Have a Plan?
    SaaS
    PaaS
    IaaS

    Salesforce without integration is like a house on a beautiful island with no way to get there.

  • The Cloud Integration Challenge
  • Integration Drives Cloud Application Success
    Greater Adoption
    Stronger Connection
    More Business Value
  • 1
    Cloud Integration Options
    2
    3
    4
    5
    Free Tools
    Outsource
    Cloud Services
    On-Premise
    Tools for IT
    Hand Code
  • Evaluating Cloud Integration Solutions
    Multitenant vs. Hosted
    Rapid Deployment
    Ease of Use
    IT or LOB Usability
    Scalability
    Vendor Viability
    Whitepaper available @ www.informaticacloud.com/resources
  • Multitenant vs. Hosted
    Multitenant Architecture
    Benefits:
    Questions to Ask:
    Rapid Innovation
    How frequently to you deliver new releases?
    Seamless Upgrades
    How are upgrades delivered?
    Better Quality Software
    How do you monitor usage / adoption?
  • Is There a Trust Site?
  • Ease of Use
    Benefits:
    Questions to Ask:
    Efficiency
    How are new customers on-boarded?
    Intuitiveness
    Do you have a self-service trial?
    Satisfaction
    Is there a community site to learn from others?
  • IT or LOB Usability…or Both?
    Benefits:
    Questions to Ask:
    IT developer
    SaaS admin / analyst
    End-user empowerment
    What skills are required to run the service?
    Likes to write code
    Wants clicks not code
    IT governance
    Can you deliver controlled self-service for LOB?
    Alignment / collaboration
    Is their interoperability with our in-house tools?
    Integration experience
    Operational experience
  • Rapid Deployment
    Benefits:
    Questions to Ask:
    Live in Days, Not Months
    How are new customers on-boarded?
    Fewer IT Resources
    Do you have a self-service trial?
    Accelerated ROI
    Is there a community site to learn from others?
  • Scalability
    Benefits:
    Questions to Ask:
    On-premises Data Integration
    Integration as a Service
    Costs
    Can you share performance data?
    Elasticity
    Can you handle simple & complex requirements?
  • Vendor Viability
    Benefits:
    Questions to Ask:
    Trusted Standard
    Investors? Last Round of Funding?
    Certified Consultants
    Profitability?
    Long-term Solution
    Customer and Industry Analyst References?
  • InformaticaThe #1 independent leader in Data Integration
    • Founded: 1993
    • 2009 Revenue: $501 million
    • Customers:4,061
    • 84 of Fortune 100
    • 87%+ of Dow Jones
    • Government organizations in 20 countries
    • # 1 in Customer Loyalty Rankings
    • Partners: 400+
    • Employees: 1,917
    $550
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  • Custom
    BusinessManagers
    SIs, ISVs, Developers
    IT
    The Informatica CloudThe Industry’s Broadest Cloud Integration Portfolio
    Migrate
    Validate
    Monitor
    Sync
    Replicate
    Informatica Cloud
    Services
    Informatica Cloud
    Platform
    Informatica Cloud
    Connector
    PowerCenter
    PowerExchange
  • Primary Use Cases:
    Data Loading
    Migration
    ERP Synchronization
    Oppty  Order
    Product Master
    Customer Master
    Pricing Master
    Reporting & Data Quality
    Compliance
    BI Reporting
    Data Validation
    Data Quality
  • Informatica Cloud Services
    True SaaS-based Integration
    Easy-to-Use Wizards
    Try Before you Buy
    LOB Self-Service / IT Control
    Scalable, High-Performance: +8B transactions/month
    Informatica is the Data Integration market-leader
    www.InformaticaCloud.com
  • Discussion and Resources
    www.InformaticaCloud.com
    www.twitter.com/infacloud
    http://www.youtube.com/InformaticaOnDemand
    www.InformaticaMarketplace.com