Informatica Corporation has announced the latest release of its cloud integration solution, Cloud Spring 2012, which is touted to deliver the industrys most comprehensive cloud integration platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, including a Cloud Connector Toolkit, Cloud Integration Templates and new enterprise features.
Informatica Cloud Spring 2012 introduces the new Informatica Cloud Developer Edition, which brings together a cloud connector toolkit and dynamic cloud integration templates enabling developers to rapidly embed end-user customizable integration logic and connectivity into cloud applications using Informatica Cloud.
Informatica Cloud Developer Edition enables SIs and ISVs to build, customize and deliver native connectivity to any cloud or on-premise business and social applications that have published Web Services APIs. With the new Cloud Connector Toolkit, developers have access to a Java-based API to quickly create high-performance connectors that run as sources or targets within Informatica Cloud.
Developers can also make their connectors available on the Informatica Marketplace. Connectors now available on Informatica Marketplace include: Eloqua, LinkedIn, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Salesforce Chatter, Twitter, Yammer and Zuora.
Informatica Cloud Developer Edition also introduces Cloud Integration Templates, which allow application developers and ISVs to design and run custom data workflows between applications in the cloud or on-premise, using Informatica Cloud. Application developers can leverage these templates to embed advanced Informatica Cloud data integration functionality into their own cloud solutions.