Informatica is capping off a busy year with its fall 2020 update, which contains enhanced enterprise cloud data management capabilities within its portfolio of technologies and services.
Among the updates in the vendor’s fall 2020 version is a new intelligent data marketplace service with artificial intelligence features to help organizations source the right data.
Informatica also integrated capabilities it gained with the acquisition of Compact Solutions in July, to expand its data catalog with improved data lineage functionality. The company’s IPaaS (integration platform as a service), Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services, gets new serverless data integration capabilities as part of the fall 2020 update. The update became generally available on Oct. 13.
IPaaS is an increasingly crucial category of technology, especially during the coronavirus pandemic, said Nick Grizzell, research analyst at Nucleus Research. In Nucleus Research’s 2020 iPaaS Technology Value Matrix, the firm noted that companies looking to sustain healthy business operations in 2020 and 2021 would likely to iPaaS systems that enable citizen developers, he said.
“More companies than ever before are migrating to cloud-based solutions, and with that comes a significant increase in applications and data to manage,” Grizzell said. “In recent years, cloud solutions have increased in