The recent growth of SaaS applications, systems, and services in the market has greatly impacted how we approach enterprise architecture. Data now resides beyond the enterprise firewall and needs to be controlled and managed – a problem made increasingly difficult by the growing popularity of bring your own device (BYOD) policies.
Hybrid integration bridges the network divide between existing enterprise databases, warehouses, applications, legacy systems and SaaS,
Back in the old days when I used to write SaaS integration apps for living (long time ago, like 2 months back…) I always found it somehow difficult to reconcile large datasets with the Anypoint Cloud Connectors. Don’t get me wrong, I love those connectors! They solve a lot of issues for me, from actually dealing with the API to handle security and reconnection. However,
It’s pretty common to hear and read about how everything in the IT business is going “as a service…”. So you start hearing about Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Serivce (PaaS) and even Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS, which is where our very own CloudHub platform plays on). But what about data?
APIs, they’re everywhere
If you’re an avid reader of this blog,
Lack of Connectivity Limits Marketing and Sales Engagement with Customers
As more companies adopt SaaS sales and marketing applications, SaaS providers are under the gun to create and offer functionality that supports the business process and automation requirements of these individual and sometimes silo teams. In any given organization, sales and marketing use upwards of 10 – 15 applications to engage, onboard and maintain customer interactions. Believe it or not,
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As an avid observer of the Salesforce.com data loading community, I thought it would be interesting to share some of the trends we see within our dataloader.io user base heading into the summer. How do these data loading trends compare to the activities within your organization?
SaaS is one size fits all (kind of)
Even though Salesforce.com is a SaaS based application,
The Service Oriented Architecture stipulates a change in perspective for software purchase and development which traditionally limited itself to catering for the isolated needs of a department or sub-division of the Enterprise. SOA exploits emerging standards to facilitate the development and purchase of software so that the requirements of the Enterprise as a whole are satisfied. Thus, services are identified, defined and subsequently reused in orchestrations with other services that map to the processes which form the life arteries of the Business.
In a recent study, MuleSoft partnered with THINKstrategies to quantify the impact integration has had on SaaS providers ability to acquire and support new customers in a growing competitive cloud landscape. View an infographic of the key findings or download the report.
For those Executives that would like to investigate if connecting to a third party application could help them grow their business, we’ve outlined a 3 step process to help quantify the opportunity.