In this digitally empowered business environment, connectivity is pivotal to business success. In this regard, Dell Boomi’s multi-purpose iPaaS cloud application platform offers intelligent connectivity and integration solutions. Here are the reasons why you should consider using Dell Boomi to prosper success in the digital transformation journey...
1. New-age Connectivity
Dell Boomi is a unified, extremely productive hybrid integration solution that enables applications to create a network of apps, data, and devices with API-led connectivity. It is strong API strategy that enables the Boomi platform to solve the most challenging connectivity problems and drive new-age connectivity solutions. It offers these connectivity solutions:
- Connects with apps, data, and any business system anywhere, on-premises or in the cloud.
- Advances or modifies application networks with robust tools, standard- APIs, connectors, and various reusable code blocks.
- Offers a future-ready and a flexible architecture that evolves as your business needs evolve and is adaptable to businesses of any size.
2. Improved Data Management
Data is crucial to any business. With technologies like IoT and other digital initiatives, the enterprise data rush from multiple channels has increased. Enterprises are failing to make business decisions because there is a lack of tools to organize the data and make intelligent decisions.
Here the highly scalable cloud, Dell Boomi platform, through Master Data Hub (a native cloud solution), lets businesses have an integrated view of the data management framework. This results allows businesses to have a transparent view of the data flow between the various business systems and applications (internal and external to the business). The platform mediates the data operations securely and strategically.
Also, this platform measures and categorizes the data and data silos. This enables businesses to explore innovative and associated business applications and service areas. This feature is crucial in handling legacy systems. This way the Boomi platform fosters business decisions while scaling up operational efficiencies. This increased visibility into data creates a significant rise in work efficiency and thereby reducing time-to-market.
As stated by official Dell Boomi sources, important features of data hub include:
- Centralized data quality
- Real-Time, bi-directional data flow
- Data governance
- Comprehensive analytics
- Simplified integration mapping
3. Best-in-Class Cloud Solutions
Dell Boomi comes with an integrated hybrid cloud multipurpose iPaaS platform that strategically binds data, applications, enterprise systems, and people. With this, businesses can have intelligent management of IT infrastructure. This platform is equipped with standalone modules: AtomSphere, MDM and API management functionalities. This platform provides end to end capabilities with ease. This is extremely scalable and agile Dell Boomi cloud platform avails ready-to-use cloud services that can be used with simple drag-and-drop functionality to achieve any sort of integration.
Apart from this, this cloud platform provides flexibility for users to build, customize cloud solutions as per their requirements with custom code scripting. This saves development time, as the team needs to spend their time developing complex coding even for simple application use cases.
4. Integrate and Connect with Ease
Be it on-premise or any type of cloud applications or services, the Boomi platform comes with a huge list of connectors to integrate with any application with ease to ensure free workflow. Not only providing Boomi platform facilitates businesses to integrate its systems with various applications like ServiceNow, Salesforce, Azure and so on. This allows you to extend enterprise service management capabilities to applications, while having complete connectivity to ERP, CRM, IT applications and more.
In this digital environment, business needs are very dynamic. the Boomi platform provides on-demand integration solutions, where users are free to pick the integration pattern that suits their business.
5. Full Stack Security Solutions
The Boomi AtomSphere platform comes with a three-tier full-stack security framework, be it on-premise or cloud services. This framework offers security at three levels:
- Network and facilities infrastructure
- Application and platform layer
- Data level
For network and facilities, the infrastructure Boomi platform comes with SSAE 16 Type II SOC 1 security standards prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. For the communication between Atom to data center Uses SSL 256-bit encryption and outbound communications through HTTPS port 443. With every user account registration and on activation of the account, the platform creates a public and private x509 key and these keys are stored at the data centers. The entire user encryption process is illustrated below:
6. Tailored API Strategy
API's are crucial in today’s world of connected intelligence. A strong API strategy allows diverse enterprise systems to communicate with the data in the databases in a more secured and strategic way. Dell Boomi’s offers a full-bodied API life cycle and comes with an API toolkit that lets developers easily develop, publish and manage their APIs with less coding efforts. The API platform provides a robust API strategy, connectors, and data mapping tools for robust integration with any disparate systems. Without having to replace the legacy systems, businesses can conduct communication with the legacy applications seamlessly. This way Boomi platform with strong API strategy successfully fosters a successful digital transformation.
7. Impact Results by Forrester
The financial impact of Dell Boomi in businesses can be understood from the Forrester research on Dell Boomi clients. Here are some interesting results of the report:
- Improved IT staff productivity by 70 percent
- A unified iPaaS drove $3.4 million in incremental revenue
- A transition to the cloud resulted in $1.5 million in savings on infrastructure cost and management
- Retiring previous integration solutions eliminated license fees and reduced the burden on IT staff, saving $1.1 million
- Development timelines were shortened by 70 percent
- Avoided cost of legacy software is estimated to be $1.1 million