From Cloud Data Loading to Synchronization
Data Integration in the Cloud , Salesforce integration
Tags: cloud data integration, data loader, data migration, data synch, data synchronization, DSS, ERP integration, Informatica Cloud, SaaS Integration, sFTP
The Data Loader Service is designed to automate basic loading and extraction of data between Salesforce.com, flat files, and relational databases on a daily basis. But the Informatica Cloud Data Loader Service is just the first step towards secure, powerful, and complete data integration as a service.
The next step, you ask?
The Informatica Cloud Data Synchronization Service
. The industry’s only true enterprise-class software as a service integration solution, the Data Synchronization Service is designed for non-technical users to set-up, manage, and monitor bi-directional integration tasks. Primary use cases
for the Data Synchronization Service include:
- ERP Synchronization: Opportunity-to-Order & Customer Master Synch (SAP, Oracle); Quoting Integration, etc.
- CRM Integration: Cases, Leads, Campaigns; Territory Management; Price Book & Product; Custom Objects, etc.
- Business / IT Alignment: Business self-service to trusted information; IT avoids proliferation of point solutions.
This is a first in a series of posts that outline some of the key reasons that Salesforce customers continue to upgrade (in just a couple of clicks) from the Data Loader Service to the Informatica Cloud Data Synchronization Service. Here’s a brief demonstration of integrating secure FTP files with Salesforce using the Informatica Cloud: