Cloud computing is dramatically accelerating the number of systems and technologies with which integration solutions have to interact. As new SaaS applications seem to appear every day, defining the specifics for each of these one at a time quickly becomes a daunting task. To address this new challenge, Oracle has created a universal cloud adapter. This adapter supports DataDirect Cloud and allows you to better leverage Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) with all of these cloud applications across Oracle, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Amazon—to name a few.
So yes, it is technically possible to integrate cloud applications with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) by leveraging industry standards for connectivity. My team and I at Progress DataDirect have been working closely with the ODI team to help you understand how to easily integrate all your cloud applications with ODI. You’ll want to check out the July 2015 Oracle A-Team article “A Universal Cloud Applications Adapter for ODI,” which provides a list of the SaaS applications and PaaS services that Oracle Data Integrator can connect to as of today. In an October 2015 blog post on the Oracle A-team site, I was excited to collaborate with Oracle and Forrester to develop and test the adapter as mentioned in the article: “Need to Integrate your Cloud Applications with On-Premise Systems… What about ODI?”
Got Salesforce? What about Marketo, Google Analytics, Oracle Marketing Cloud (Eloqua), or Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow)? If so, join me as I co-host this must-see webcast sponsored by Oracle to learn how you can easily integrate any SaaS application into the ODI platform. Retweet this and spread the word!
Webcast title: Oracle Data Integrator—Salesforce.com & Universal Cloud Technology
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 10:00 am PST/ 1:00 pm EST
Duration: 1 hr
Click here to join the WebEx meeting. Join Meeting number: 597 964 743
For a replay of the webcast click here.
The good news is that if you need to integrate with any applications or data sources, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our comprehensive list of connectivity options.
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Sumit Sarkar is a Chief Data Evangelist at Progress, with over 10 years experience working in the data connectivity field. The world's leading consultant on open data standards connectivity with cloud data, Sumit's interests include performance tuning of the data access layer for which he has developed a patent pending technology for its analysis; business intelligence and data warehousing for SaaS platforms; and data connectivity for aPaaS environments, with a focus on standards such as ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and ODATA. He is an IBM Certified Consultant for IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and TDWI member. He has presented sessions on data connectivity at various conferences including Dreamforce, Oracle OpenWorld, Strata Hadoop, MongoDB World and SAP Analytics and Business Objects Conference, among many others.
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