In the past, IT organizations have been responsible for managing and protecting business critical data that typically resides in back-office applications and databases. Now, more business critical data tends to live in the cloud, particularly in software-as-a-service (SaaS) environments.The emergence of cloud computing and hybrid IT introduces new challenges, and many organizations are struggling to keep up with new, data-related demands.
This perspective report outlines the steps IT organizations must take to make their data usable in hybrid environments. It also examines solutions from Informatica, a company offering management and integration tools for today’s distributed data. The report closes with a Neovise perspective on Informatica Cloud and their new tool, Cloud Designer.