How to deliver employee apps fast with Salesforce Lightning Platform and MuleSoft

CIOs and IT departments have one common goal: to increase efficiency through technology. One way to reach this goal is by investing in the employee experience. When companies invest in a better digital workplace, their employees become more productive and ultimately drive 30% more revenue growth. Sounds pretty good, right?

But delivering a connected employee experience is hard. Enterprises need to develop applications that are both highly functional and fueled by data.

How to create and use OData APIs for any connectivity need

In my blogpost last week, I shared how, in just 5 minutes, you can expose MySQL, DB2, SQLServer, Oracle or SAP datasource as an OData API into Salesforce using Anypoint Data Gateway for Lightning Connect.

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But let’s say what Data Gateway offers out-of-the-box is not a perfect fit for what you want to do.

Using Anypoint Data Gateway for Lightning Connect, all within Anypoint Platform


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Anypoint Data Gateway for Lightning Connect is a packaged cloud service that allows you to quickly and easily integrate data stored in legacy back-office systems with Salesforce. Using a simple point-and-click visual interface, you can access data from SAP, Oracle DB, Microsoft SQL, MySQL and others instantaneously from Salesforce. This ability to quickly connect diverse back-office systems eliminates the need to create separate design environments or to implement extensive training for Salesforce users,

Anypoint Data Gateway: Easy Salesforce Connectivity


On Wednesday, February 25th, MuleSoft released a major update to our Anypoint Data Gateway for Salesforce Lightning Connect. Since unveiling in November 2014, we have enhanced the product to include several key capabilities that accelerate time-to-value in connecting Salesforce to external data sources. Our goal is for business users to easily configure basic integrations and better align the actual data used for business needs and use cases.