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Category: On-Premises Application Integration

June 16th, 2017

Liberate Your Legacy Systems with XaaS

Posted by Erik Mitchell on June 16th, 2017
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Organizations are on a path to utilize cloud-based services for, well, just about everything. So it makes sense that the acronym XaaS — “everything (or anything) as a service” — has emerged to describe the transition from on-premise to cloud systems.

XaaS encapsulates the major cloud categories of software as a service, platform as a service, and infrastructure as a service, otherwise known as SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. It also includes such categories as desktop, storage, database, and Windows as a service.

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Adapting to the Double-Edged Sword of Shadow IT

Posted by Erik Mitchell on June 16th, 2017
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Shadow IT is rampant and here to stay. The question is: How is your IT team adapting to it?

In most sizable organizations, various business units have deployed cloud applications without IT’s knowledge and control. These shadow IT services range from simple document sharing apps like Dropbox or Google Drive to more sophisticated software for such functions as marketing or customer relationship management (CRM).

Shadow IT is rooted in two factors.

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June 9th, 2017

Application Integration Checklist: Best Practices for Your Next NetSuite Project

Posted by Erik Mitchell on June 9th, 2017
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Organizations in virtually every industry are reaping rewards with NetSuite’s cloud business management platform. And in most cases, integration with best-of-breed applications is critical for bringing the full benefits of NetSuite to life.

With NetSuite used by more than 40,000 organizations around the world, NetSuite integration is top of mind for many IT and business leaders. It’s essential for efficient workflows and data visibility in lead-to-cash, omnichannel commerce, human resources, supply chain, and other processes that NetSuite can significantly improve.

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June 8th, 2017

Boomi and HR: SuccessFactors at SAP’s SuccessConnect 2017 in London

Posted by Erik Mitchell on June 8th, 2017
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SAP SuccessFactors customers will convene on June 12-14 at the SuccessConnect 2017 conference in London to explore how to make the most of SuccessFactors’ leading cloud-based human capital management (HCM) platform.

Integration of SuccessFactors with related applications within an enterprise is an essential element for modernizing human resources processes. With it, organizations can enhance the strategic role of HR and streamline such processes as recruitment, onboarding, payroll, benefits and financials.

Dell Boomi, a SuccessConnect Platinum Sponsor, will be at booth #2 to showcase our integration platform as a service (iPaaS) for SuccessFactors HCM.

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May 28th, 2017

Low Code: Integration at the Speed of Business

Posted by Venkata Narra on May 28th, 2017
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My clients want to launch new technology capabilities that will rapidly deliver a competitive edge. Unfortunately, project backlogs and multiple priorities often slow the pace of innovation. Overworked and understaffed IT teams often compound this problem, resulting in employee turnover that makes it even harder for businesses to retain the best and brightest IT staff.

Ultimately, the cycle of pressing priorities and strained IT resources leads to a skills gap that causes many companies to lag behind.

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May 26th, 2017

Sungard Availability Services Partnering with Boomi to Drive Triple-Digit Growth

Posted by Erik Mitchell on May 26th, 2017
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Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) provides peace of mind to organizations who want to be sure their businesses will keep working no matter what.

And, for the same peace of mind about the data used in its business continuity applications, Sungard AS relies on Dell Boomi.

Sungard AS, headquartered in Wayne, Penn., offers its Assurance family of applications as a cloud-based managed service for helping organizations plan, maintain, and implement disaster recovery solutions for when an unforeseen event takes down a key office or data center.

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May 24th, 2017

Boomi Driving Integration for Salesforce Customers

Posted by Erik Mitchell on May 24th, 2017
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Today, Dell Boomi’s parent company, Dell Technologies, announced an agreement with Salesforce that extends the long-standing relationship between the two companies. As part of the agreement, Dell Technologies will expand the use of Salesforce’s market-leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform to Dell, Dell EMC, Dell Boomi, and VMware employees worldwide.

The move will provide the Dell family of companies a flexible platform to bring together sales, service, support, and marketing to create a more unified customer experience.

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May 17th, 2017

Boomi Community Champion: Seth Duda

Posted by Erik Mitchell on May 17th, 2017
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The Boomi Community is the hub of our relationship with our customers. It is where they can get answers to their questions, learn how to get the most from the Boomi platform, and engage with their peers to understand the best approaches to their integration challenges.

The heart of the Boomi Community is its members. Throughout the year, we recognize the most active and helpful individuals in this group. These leaders set the standard for how Community members can contribute and cultivate a rich conversation that helps everyone become better at integration.

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May 10th, 2017

Application Modernization Requires Modern Integration Technology

Posted by Erik Mitchell on May 10th, 2017
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What happens when an immovable object meets an irresistible force? The old riddle is relevant for many IT organizations sorting through how they put in motion their application modernization strategy.

Think of it this way: The immovable object is a collection of mission-critical legacy systems that run the enterprise. They may be outdated, but they work. The business is unwilling to take on the cost, time and risk of a wholesale rip-and-replace.

The irresistible force consists of cloud applications, mobile technologies, social platforms and big data.

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May 4th, 2017

3 Ways to Extend NetSuite with Cloud Integration

Posted by Erik Mitchell on May 4th, 2017
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The hundreds of IT and business professionals who visited the Dell Boomi booth at the SuiteWorld user conference in late April underscored what we already knew: NetSuite customers face a pressing need to integrate their core cloud business management platform with best-of-breed applications.

Interest was especially high in Boomi’s pure cloud integration platform for key business processes such as lead-to-cash, human resources and omnichannel commerce. At SuiteWorld, the Boomi team gave 20-minute best practice presentations on those and other use cases.

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