Data Integration & iPaaS

April 22, 2020 Dell Boomi Acquires Unifi: Is That Enough to Cover Its Existing Capability Gap?

Boomi, a Dell Technologies business, has been known for its lack of hierarchy and relationship management capability in its Master Data Hub (MDH) offering. Acquiring Unifi Software does not seem to fill this void but could even cannibalize MDH – unless the two products are merged into one.

March 29, 2020 TIBCO Acquires Orchestra Networks: Potential Centerpiece of a New Super Smart Data Management Platform

Orchestra Networks was earning attention even before TIBCO’s acquisition. Now that it is part of the TIBCO family of software products, it can become the centerpiece of a very powerful data management, governance, integration, and analytics platform.

February 21, 2020 EU to Invest €6 Billion to Build a Single European Data Space

The EU plans to invest €6 billion to build a single European data space, reports EURACTIV. The envisioned space will house personal, business, and “high-quality industrial data” and create the infrastructure for data sharing and use across businesses and nations.

January 30, 2020 AWS Lake Formation Takes Pain Out of Data Lakes

AWS Lake Formation makes it easier for users to set up and manage data lakes. But organizations will face challenges in determining how to derive value from their data lakes.

January 29, 2020 AI-Infused Data Cataloging Tools Are on the Rise – Dell Boomi Acquires Unifi

Data cataloging has significant value but remains a challenge for many organizations. Unifi’s AI-based data cataloging tool enables discovery and cataloging of data sets and metadata. Dell Boomi’s data integration tool recently acquired Unifi to manage customers’ unknown data better.

January 28, 2020 Cloudera Takes Steps Towards Open Standards for DataOps

DataOps is a complex topic. Industry leaders such as LinkedIn, Airbnb, and Uber have created their own operations platforms. Without open standards currently in place, Cloudera promises to incorporate an open standard in its upcoming product feature.

December 18, 2019 Talend Now Supports Microsoft Azure for Its Complete Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) Suite

Establishing a proper integration strategy and platform is complex. Many vendors offer some level of data integration support either in a cloud or in an on-premises environment. Talend is one of the leading iPaaS vendors announcing complete iPaaS support for the Microsoft Azure cloud.

November 20, 2019 Dell Boomi Introduces Chatbots With its New AI Bot Framework

There are many data integration vendors, but very few have managed to provide a comprehensive suite of features to meet integration needs. Dell Boomi is one of the leading Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) vendors announcing an AI bot framework for complex chatbot integration.

November 13, 2019 Anzo Enables Data Management and Analytics Across Structured and Unstructured Data

Cambridge Semantics enhanced its Anzo platform to enable data management and analytics over both structured and unstructured data, the firm announced in an August 22 press release.

May 17, 2019 iCEDQ Releases Enhanced Features to Address Today’s Data Migration Challenges

iCEDQ is an automated testing tool of ETL, data warehouse, and data migration with the added capability to monitor production data. iCEDQ recently released a new version of its tool that makes it easier to complete and communicate testing.