Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced it has joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as a Technology Partner, making it easy for Google developers and users to access the latest integration services and solutions. Extending its award-winning Informatica Cloud integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS), enterprises of all sizes can now securely move data to and from their on-premise and cloud IT systems and Google Cloud services such as Google Cloud Storage and Google BigQuery with Informatica Cloud Connector for Google Cloud.
Informatica Cloud Connector for Google Cloud delivers:
Secure Data Transfer – The new Google Cloud Connector extends Informatica Cloud’s near universal connectivity to enable users to securely move cloud-based and on-premise data in databases, data warehouses and applications to and from Google Cloud. The connector provides a solution for both initial data loading and on-going data synchronization to enable real-time and complete analytics.
High Performance and Scalability – The new Google Cloud Connector takes advantage of Informatica’s proven and highly parallelized, scalable data integration technology to efficiently move very large volumes of data to the Google Cloud.
Complete Cloud Solution – Informatica Cloud is available as a subscription and runs as a multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution.
Simplified Integration – Informatica Cloud’s wizard-based user interface makes it easy for enterprise users including data scientists, business analysts and developers set up and schedule data integration tasks.
Easy Embeddability – Informatica Cloud iPaaS features such as REST APIs, Cloud Connector Toolkit and Integration Templates, allow developers to rapidly embed market-leading integration capabilities into cloud and on-premise applications, including those written on Google AppEngine and other PaaS offerings.
“The Google Cloud Platform Partner Program enables us to provide our customers with powerful new solutions for Cloud data integration that leverage the power of the Google Cloud Platform,” said Juan Carlos Soto, senior vice president and general manager, Informatica Cloud. “The Google Cloud Platform offers a broad set of cloud storage, large scale computing, and big data capabilities that provides our joint customers with a quick and easy way to securely bring together on-premise and cloud data to perform big data analytics in the cloud. There’s simply no faster way to start performing big data analytics in the cloud today.”
Google’s Cloud Platform products enable customers to implement:
Cloud app solutions, such as mobile apps, social apps, business process apps, and websites, using Google App Engine and SQL
Cloud storage solutions, such as high-end backup and recovery, active archiving, global file sharing/collaboration and primary SAN/NAS, using Google Cloud Storage.
Big data solutions, such as interactive tools, trend detection and BI dashboards, using Google BigQuery and Google Prediction API.
Large-scale computing solutions, such as batch processing, data processing and high performance computing using Google Compute Engine.
“Informatica’s integration with BigQuery allowed Tribus Point to rapidly extract, transform and load large point-of-sale files from a data warehouse and other data sources, allowing their customers the ability to use BigQuery to get deep insight on their channel revenue data trends,” said Saravanan Krishnakumar, managing partner, Tribus Point.
“To help customers get the most out of our cloud platform products,” explains Eric Morse, Head of Sales and Business Development, for Google’s Cloud Platform, “we work closely with technology companies, like Informatica, that provide powerful complementary solutions integrated with our platform.”
The Informatica Cloud Connector for Google Cloud Storage and for Google BigQuery is available now as part of the Informatica Cloud Developer Edition early access program with general availability in Q3 2012. For more information visit http://www.informaticacloud.com/google.
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