Informatica Embraces Pay as You Go
December 13, 2010
Computer World details how “Informatica Debuts Pay-As-You-Go Data Integration Service.” This new service is described as low-cost and uses the cloud-based integration. Informatica dubbed their new innovation Informatica Cloud Express. The company won’t start this service until January, but the wait will be worth it with a plan that starts at $99/month and it also creates 250 integration jobs/day. The pay-as-you-go feature has eight price tiers based on usage.
“The offering is the newest pricing plan for the company’s Informatica Cloud, which was introduced in 2006. This service allows an administration to create online integration job that fuse data from multiple sources, including databases, flat files and software-as-a-service applications.”
Informatica announced this new service at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce conference. Informatica Cloud Express has been described as an “extremely flexible, economical and easy way to integrate enterprise data with Salesforce CRM and [Salesforce's] Force.com applications” and it is one of the highest used applications on Salesforce’s AppExchange.
Stephen E Arnold, December 13, 2010