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September 27th, 2018

Boomi and Dell Technologies Join New Blockchain Research Program, BlockLAB

Posted by Charles Waltner on September 27th, 2018
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Dell Boomi is pleased to announce its participation in a major research initiative focused on the highly promising emerging technology, blockchain.

As part of the Dell Technologies family of companies, Boomi is joining BlockLAB, a new effort dedicated to exploring and evaluating the principal technologies and business use cases for blockchains, distributed transaction ledgers (DTL), and smart contracts.

Founded in partnership with technology firms AEEC, Collibra, Dell Technologies, IBM and Intel, BlockLAB is hosted at the Center for Large Scale Data Systems (CLDS) at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego.

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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 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 18th, 2018

Australian Superannuation Funds Unlocking Customer Data With Integration

Posted by Nathan Gower on September 18th, 2018
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There are 12.3 million working Australians right now — that’s a large market. But in order to thrive in today’s increasingly competitive financial services industry, Australian superannuation funds (know in United States as pension funds) must more actively and effectively engage with their customers. This is only possible through seamless access to member data that supports greater customer insights and personalized services.

In today’s consumer-driven market, customers have their choice of superannuation funds.

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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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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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