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Sunrun

Founded in 2007, Sunrun is leading the charge to create a planet run by the sun, building a more sustainable world through making solar simple for customers. The San Francisco-based company has approximately 4,400employees.

“Thanks to Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services and Google Cloud, we now have much more capacity for advanced analytics, giving us the insights we need to compete in the fast-changing solar power industry.”

Harish Ramachandraiah, Director, Engineering & Analytics, Sunrun

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Business Need

Simplify processes and architecture

Reduce costs and improve scalability

Integrate very large ERP datasets

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Challenges

Achieve faster, more accurate reporting and visualization of business metrics and analytics

Accelerate cloud migration and build data pipelines faster to save time for IT and improve refresh cycles for data consumers

Offer business intelligence (BI) and analytics capabilities to more business users to drive adoption throughout the company

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Solutions & Results

Migrate from on-premises infrastructure to Google Cloud and use Cloud Storage and BigQuery as a cloud data lake and warehouse

Use Informatica Cloud Data Integration to ingest data from dozens of source systems and build hundreds of pipelines into Google Cloud

Deploy Looker, a business intelligence platform that connects directly to BigQuery, to simplify data visualization and provide self-service

Enables reporting and visualization development in weeks versus multiple quarters, delivering high-quality analytics to business users 3x faster

Saves time for IT, reducing data warehouse design time by 50 percent and infrastructure building time by 75 percent

Expands base of analytics power users 7x, from approximately 100 employees to 700

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Products & Services

Cloud Data Integration

Codeless, optimized integration to hundreds of applications and data sources across on-premises and cloud.

Informatica Cloud Application Integration

Accelerate your business, drive innovation, and create efficiencies by intelligently connecting any app, any data, anywhere, at any speed.

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services is a next generation iPaaS, which is made up of a growing number of data management products. The productivity of the environment is accelerated by a common user experience across all products, the AI/ML-driven intelligence of the CLAIRE™ engine, and a microservices architecture.

Google Cloud Platform Connectors

Power your data-driven digital transformation with integrated, trusted data.

PowerExchange for Change Data Capture

Capture data changes as they occur—and deliver the freshest data to your business.

Success Stories

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Equinix

Equinix: Consolidated analytics improve decision making

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Anaplan

Anaplan: The Right Data for Connected Planning

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Schneider Electric

Improved collaboration across business units, enables Schneider to increase sales in multi-business opportunities by 10-20%.