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Category: Cloud

October 15th, 2018

Top 5 Myths About Cloud Adoption in Asia

Posted by William Fu on October 15th, 2018
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In today’s competitive age of digital transformation, organizations have to move and respond rapidly. But companies can’t drive new business initiatives that grow revenues, reduce costs and mitigate risk without the ability to tailor IT infrastructure to match the needs of the business. Cloud makes this possible.

In Nov. 2017, analyst firm Forrester predicted that the global public cloud market would grow from $146 billion in 2017 to $178 billion in 2018, a compounded annual growth rate of 22% percent.

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September 25th, 2018

To Gain Competitive Advantage, Integration and Execution Are What Matter

Posted by Myles Suer on September 25th, 2018
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“If strategy had an arch enemy, it would be bad execution.” — Anonymous

The remains of great strategies litter the business world. And, as the business world reshapes itself around readily technologies social, mobile, big data analytics, the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT), digital strategies become mere rallying points.

But that’s ok according to Jeanne Ross, a principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and director of the MIT Center for Information Systems Research.

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September 20th, 2018

Engage With Boomi at Dreamforce 2018

Posted by Charles Waltner on September 20th, 2018
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Dreamforce is the largest technology conference in the world, and it’s happening next week in San Francisco. Dell Boomi is a Gold sponsor of the event, and we’re excited by all the opportunities to engage with Salesforce’s dynamic community of customers.

More than 1,500 of Boomi’s customers are actively using our integration cloud to connect Salesforce with everything from ERP systems and mission-critical vertical apps to the IoT and beyond. Two of these customers, the Town of Cary, N.C.

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September 19th, 2018

It Takes a Distributed Integration Platform to Harness the Potential of Your Data

Posted by Ranjana Haridas on September 19th, 2018
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According to a recent IDG Cloud Computing Survey, the average IT environment is increasingly becoming cloud-based. Cloud is no longer seen primarily as a cost reduction strategy — now it’s become an enabler of the digital business model and is the foundation to digital transformation.

One of the most widely used cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications is Salesforce — and for many companies, it is core to their business operations. However, in order for organizations to harness the full potential of their data and their investment in key apps like Salesforce, they need a cloud integration platform that can connect Salesforce to everything else in the IT landscape — from legacy systems to other cloud applications and even IoT devices and data lakes.

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September 17th, 2018

An Open Platform Ecosystem: Key to Integrating Salesforce With Your Hybrid IT Environment

Posted by Manoj Gujarathi on September 17th, 2018
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With Dreamforce fast approaching, integration will be in the spotlight.

To gain the most from Salesforce’s revolutionary cloud platform, organizations need to quickly and easily connect to all kinds of applications and data sources. Nobody knows this better than Dell Boomi.

As a leading Salesforce integration provider for the past decade, we have more Salesforce customers (1,500+ and counting) than any other integration vendor. For perspective, more companies are using Boomi to connect Salesforce than the total number of MuleSoft customers (just over 1,200).

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September 11th, 2018

Boomi World 2018: Integration Education From Industry Experts

Posted by Charles Waltner on September 11th, 2018
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When it comes to application and data integration, Boomi World 2018 is THE place to be November 5-7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

There are plenty of reasons to attend Boomi World 2018. One of the most compelling is our full slate of educational sessions led by integration experts. The dozens of sessions offer something for everyone, from integration beginners to experienced enterprise architects.

Here’s a sampling of some of the educational sessions about integration that will be offered at Boomi World 2018.

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September 10th, 2018

Cloud-Native: Integration the Salesforce Way

Posted by Sean Collins on September 10th, 2018
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Dreamforce is just two weeks away, and one thing is for sure. Integration will be a much-discussed topic at Salesforce’s premier technology conference in San Francisco September 25-28.

The company’s purchase of MuleSoft has brought integration into the spotlight and raised awareness of the critical importance of how an integration cloud can make it far faster and easier to connect your enterprise data with Salesforce’s revolutionary business platform.

With more joint Salesforce customers (1,500+ and counting) than any other integration platform provider, we know the importance of Salesforce integration better than anyone (for perspective, more companies are using Boomi to connect Salesforce than the total number of MuleSoft customers — just over 1,200).

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August 31st, 2018

Enterprise CIOs Share IT Architecture Best Practices

Posted by Myles Suer on August 31st, 2018
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For almost four years now, I’ve had the pleasure of hosting the #CIOChat forum on Twitter and LinkedIn. Launched in 2006, the #CIOChat forum is one of the largest online forums for CIOs across the globe.

In recent #CIOChat discussions, this group of CIOs has been exploring the importance of establishing a strategy for enterprise architecture. Too often, IT architecture grows in fits and starts, accommodating this or that business requirement or department initiative.

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August 24th, 2018

5 Characteristics You Need in an Integration Cloud Platform

Posted by Ranjana Haridas on August 24th, 2018
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When it comes to integration platform as a service (iPaaS) technology, Dell Boomi leads the pack — in fact, we pioneered the concept, creating the industry’s first iPaaS in 2008.

iPaaS is the de facto standard for building an integration cloud. It is a scalable multi-tenant platform that supports cloud, on-premise and hybrid IT environments. An iPaaS should be agile, nimble and scalable, able to deliver a cloud service at innovation-ready speed for every enterprise integration scenario.

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August 22nd, 2018

Integration: The Antidote to Digital Disruption

Posted by Myles Suer on August 22nd, 2018
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The digital economy. Digital transformation. Digital disruption. When CEO’s — especially CEOs of established companies — talk about keeping up with the rapid pace of technology change, it’s these terms that can wreck a good night’s sleep.

They all want to avoid what Geoffrey Moore calls “a Kodak moment.” This is when a business realizes it can’t make the jump into the future. These are brands that were masters of incremental innovation.

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