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Category: Salesforce Integration

November 7th, 2018

Michael Dell Headlines Day of Insights Into Integration and Organizational Transformation

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 7th, 2018
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On the eight-year anniversary of Dell purchasing Boomi, Boomi World 2018 opened with an exciting day of keynote presentations from industry leaders and deep-dive breakout sessions and demos.

More than 1,000 customers, partners and employees from all over the world gathered in Las Vegas for the second annual Boomi World conference, the event of the year for integration and organizational transformation.

The star of the show was Michael Dell, who provided his unique perspective from launching his business more than 30 years ago in his dorm room.

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November 4th, 2018

When IT Becomes Strategic, Enterprises Need Integration Centers of Excellence

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 4th, 2018
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By Chandan Mishra

As IT becomes a strategic capability in enterprises, the role of integration becomes only more critical.

If something is that important, then an IT organization better do it well. What’s the best way to ensure that an IT organization does integration well? By establishing an integration center of excellence.

Integration centers of excellence turn out to be a key part of a larger transformation of IT and the IT organization’s relationship to business overall.

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October 4th, 2018

Dreamforce Was All About Integration

Posted by Charles Waltner on October 4th, 2018
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It’s true. The integration cloud is more important than ever. This was clear by all the conversations we had with hundreds of Salesforce customers, partners and employees at Dreamforce this past week.

Fundamentally, they wanted to know why we would be the best choice for supporting their Salesforce integration strategy.

We were happy to explain our pioneering leadership and the unique combined value of our platform. Unlike any other integration platform on the market, Boomi is a complete offering and provides five critical characteristics.

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September 26th, 2018

The Boomi Integration Cloud: Helping Salesforce Customers in Retail, Healthcare and Financial Services Harness the Potential of Their Data

Posted by Charles Waltner on September 26th, 2018
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In 2008 Boomi pioneered the integration cloud market. For more than a decade, the Boomi Integration Cloud has been helping organizations around the globe and across industries respond to the increasingly complex integration demands of hybrid IT infrastructures.

We now work with thousands of companies from around the globe and across industries to help them drive their digital transformation initiatives and become connected businesses. Our success is based on an unwavering focus on our customers — listening to what they need and building an integration cloud that helps them meet their most important business goals.

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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 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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September 6th, 2018

For Salesforce Customers, a Low-Code Approach Delivers Integration at the Speed of Business

Posted by Div Manickam on September 6th, 2018
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Salesforce’s hallmark annual conference, Dreamforce, is fast approaching and integration will be front and center.

Integration has always been critical for Salesforce customers. And that importance was highlighted earlier this year when Salesforce acquired MuleSoft.

Salesforce founder and co-chief executive officer Marc Benioff has publicly stated that his company will use Mulesoft’s on-premise, developer-centric platform to expand its market share of the world’s largest companies by addressing integration scenarios needing extensive, laborious customization and code development.

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September 5th, 2018

Integration Plumbing: What You Need to Know About Web Services and APIs

Posted by Nicholas Mortensen on September 5th, 2018
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In a previous post, I talked about the basics of integration, a term used every day in business that many folks don’t understand very well. As part of the post, I offered a simple definition of integration, which I’ll repeat here: An integration is simply moving data from one system to another. When I integrate two systems, they are simply sharing data back and forth.

In any discussion of integration, two other terms usually emerge: APIs (application programming interfaces) and web services.

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