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Category: PaaS

August 15th, 2017

3 Things Technology Leaders Must Do to Create a Cloud-First Business

Posted by Erik Mitchell on August 15th, 2017
men on origami red paper boats floating in the cloudy sky, illustration painting

Our CEO, Chris McNabb, recently wrote in a blog post that adopting a “cloud-first” strategy is a business imperative. Organizations must become experts in managing their cloud applications and data to compete in our hyperspeed and brutally competitive age of digital transformation.

I want to follow up on Chris’ key insights with some practical considerations for how organizations can set themselves up as cloud-first businesses. By doing a little bit of homework, your company can more effectively take advantage of SaaSIaaSPaaS and other IT management innovations.

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May 19th, 2017

Behind the Cloud: 5 Keys to Building a True Cloud Service

Posted by James Ahlborn on May 19th, 2017
Cloud with cogs inside

With the current popularity of the terms “cloud washing,” it’s good to start off with a basic premise: You can’t migrate a traditional on-premise application to a hosted environment like Amazon or Microsoft Azure and call it a cloud service.

There’s already a name for that software delivery model. It’s called application service provider (ASP). Not cloud. If you want to explore the differences, here’s one place to start.

Boomi has been offering a true cloud service — an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) — for 11 years now.

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December 1st, 2016

How iPaaS Is Powering Digital Transformation

Posted by Dell Boomi on December 1st, 2016

The ability to connect applications and seamlessly share their data is now the cornerstone for any business working in the digital economy. Yet integration is often overlooked — especially on the business side — as “an IT thing” that will take care of itself. Ensure your organization can compete by making data and application integration a central part of your digital transformation strategy. Learn more in the new Dell Boomi Executive Brief, “Integration: The Catalyst for Digital Transformation.”

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November 28th, 2016

Webinar: Application Integration Demystified

Posted by Dell Boomi on November 28th, 2016

Today, businesses across industries are automating EDI, order processing, human capital management (HCM) and other key processes more easily than ever before. Using top-tier integration software, these organizations are building connected systems through which they can share information between many different applications and data sources. And now, integration platform as a service (iPaaS) can help any business build an integrated internal system and gain a true competitive advantage.

See our slideshare below for further details on the importance of proper application integration, and why it’s been a key to success for modern businesses.

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December 3rd, 2015

How to Realize the Promise of BI with the Salesforce Analytics Cloud Integration Guidebook

Posted by Cathi Mason on December 3rd, 2015

Companies that compete in today’s fast-paced, data-driven world are increasingly relying on data analytics to drive their business intelligence (BI) initiatives. But the rapid rate of technology innovation means that as more cloud-based applications hit the market, even more data is created, posing considerable challenges in providing timely data analysis from disparate sources.

Even with these challenges, the need for BI has continued to grow. Companies have come to depend on data analytics, and with good reason.

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July 23rd, 2015

Dell Boomi Named Cloud Company of the Year

Posted by Karen Diamond on July 23rd, 2015

The Business Intelligence Group has named Dell Boomi Cloud Company of the Year for the 2015 Stratus Awards for Cloud Computing. The Stratus Awards identified select companies for innovative approaches to accelerate the development and adoption of the cloud in busines s markets.

The Stratus Awards rely on real business people with experience and knowledge to judge its industry awards programs. With a unique scoring system that measures performance across multiple business domains, the Stratus Awards recognizes companies whose achievements stand above those of its peers.

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April 8th, 2015

EMA on Dell Boomi: Multi-purpose PaaS Offers API Management

Posted by Karen Diamond on April 8th, 2015

In a new report from Enterprise Management Associates, the firm notes, “Dell Boomi’s strategy of combining integration, MDM, and API management capabilities with authentication and security as a single PaaS supports rapid time to value and secure, enterprise-grade delivery.”

Get the report, “Dell Boomi Expands Support for Hybrid IT: New Features and Stand-Alone Option for API Management Solution,” which highlights our recent API Management release.

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March 19th, 2015

Bringing the Intuitive, Easy-to-Use Features of Dell Boomi AtomSphere to API Management

Posted by Karen Diamond on March 19th, 2015

A Q&A with Sean Collins, Product Manager, Dell Boomi

With the introduction of Dell Boomi API Management, we spoke to Sean Collins, product manager, for his perspective on the benefits that full API lifecycle management offers for an organization’s IT department, especially for developers whose responsibilities include application integration.

What aspects of API Management are most appealing to developers?

One aspect of API Management that is appealing to developers is the ability to expose any endpoint as a web service–including HTTP (SOAP and REST), FTP sites, databases, legacy on-premises applications and cloud applications.

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