Informatica’s SVP, Juan Carlos Soto, sees hybrid Clouds being the norm well into the future, and is pitching Cloud Spring 2013 as the Cloud AND on-premise integrator
Having a data warehouse available in the Cloud marks a step forward in building business critical services for both enterprises and smaller companies.
The growing popularity of Hadoop is a good thing, but risks creating new islands of IT within organisations. It's also a good opportunity for Informatica, says CEO Sohaib Abbasi.
The Informatica Cloud Summer 12 release has introduced new features that allow organisations to achieve Cloud integration in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
Google has ramped up its Platform as a Service ambitions with a new partner programme that takes it squarely up against Amazon and Microsoft.
Last April, Greenpeace estimated that the global collective of datacentres was accounting for nigh-on 2% of the world’s total energy consumption, and that the growth rate was then running at 12% a year. Research by the BroadGroup, back as far as 2006, found that an average UK datacentre was consuming more electricity than the City of Leicester. Even back then there were 1,500 datacentres in the UK alone – there are a lot more now, with more coming.
Having attended a number of industry events this year, such as Dreamforce, I continue to be amazed by the huge momentum that Cloud Computing has gained in just a few short years.
According to Salesforce.com, around 45,000 enthusiasts registered for the conference in San Francisco. It was certainly a highly attended event and exciting to be among so many passionate leaders in Cloud Computing sharing in the goal to collaborate, connect, and inspire.
User leanings towards Cloud Computing and Big Data are taking Informatica into the next phase of its evolution, according to CEO Sohaib Abbasi, with what he calls “the nexus of 3 secular technology trends - Cloud Computing, social computing and mobile computing - redefining the where, what and how of the industry.
The two have announced a strategic partnership designed to allow staff in subsidiary offices to send key financial data from the NetSuite OneWorld system to their companies' main Oracle or SAP system.