Talend Boosts Business Agility Using the Cloud, Accelerating Time-to-Insight 3x

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Talend, a global leader in cloud and big data integration solutions, today unveiled a new version of Talend Integration Cloud (TIC), the company's highly scalable and secure integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) solution, which leverages the power of the cloud to enable widespread use of data for decision making. The new release includes a cloud-based version of Talend Data Preparation, which delivers data-as-a-service, 24x7, to a variety of business roles, while allowing IT to maintain control and governance over enterprise information. Available immediately for trial, Talend Data Preparation Cloud accelerates time-to-insight by 3x so companies can more efficiently utilize data as a strategic asset to improve business performance and competitiveness.

"Data is the new ‘oil' that fuels businesses today. To effectively advance business objectives and become truly data-driven, companies must empower all members of the organization to access, qualify, analyze and apply information to their daily job functions," said Ashley Stirrup, CMO for Talend. "The Fall ‘17 release of Talend Integration Cloud makes it easier to scale self-service access to enterprise data so employees can make more informed decisions, faster."

Oracle CloudWorld: The Rise of Data-as-a-Service

Grazed from TalkinCloud. Author: Mike Vizard.

With more types of applications being put into the cloud every day organizations of all size are now starting to think in terms of now only putting entire business processes into the cloud, but also essentially turning data into a service. Speaking at an Oracle CloudWorld event in New York this week, Thomas Kurian, president of product development at Oracle (ORCL), outlined how the convergence of applications and identity management will soon give rise to the notion of delivering data-as-a-service.

The basic idea is that as Oracle, for example, continues to extend its portfolio of applications in the cloud around a common data model and user interface, the lines between cloud applications will continue to blur. In its place Kurian said what will emerge a set of identity management services in the cloud that will enable users to mix and match data across multiple cloud applications depending on what permissions they have and their role inside the organization...

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Why data-as-a-service has taken off so fast

Grazed from InfoWorld. Author: David Linthicum.

The primary drivers for moving data into private, public, or hybrid clouds are the efficiency and capabilities that clouds can bring. Enterprises have never seen such efficiencies and capabilities in traditional database technologies, including those from Oracle and IBM. What databases in the public cloud offer is hugely compelling: Elastic scalability, universal network accessibility, integration with mobile platforms, pay-per-use efficiencies, avoidance of capital costs, and the ability to work with widely scattered structured and unstructured data (that is, big data).

As a result, there's been a massive migration to cloud-based databases, aka data-as-a-service -- one that seems to have escaped notice perhaps because it seems such an obvious step to take. The cloud is just too cheap, too fast, and too compelling. We'll see this massive migration continue this year as well...