Empowering Data Integration: The Strategic Alliance of SnapLogic and EXL

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In the digital age, the velocity of data generation and the imperative for rapid analysis are pivotal, especially as enterprises explore the realms of generative AI (GenAI). A forward-looking Gartner report underscores a significant shift in enterprise IT spending: by 2025, more than half is expected to transition from traditional on-premise solutions to cloud-based infrastructures within key sectors such as application and infrastructure software. 

Addressing this, SnapLogic and EXL have aligned to revamp data integration strategies, shifting from antiquated on-premise systems to agile cloud data warehouses. This transformation is crucial, not merely for enhancing operational efficiencies, but also for scaling the deployment of AI applications and reducing the costs and complexities tied to legacy infrastructures.

In an environment where delay equates to lost opportunity, the partnership between SnapLogic and EXL offers solutions to businesses wrestling with the inertia of outdated systems. Their collaborative approach leverages cutting-edge technologies that facilitate the seamless transition of vast data ecosystems to robust, scalable cloud platforms. This strategic migration empowers businesses to harness the full potential of their data, transforming how they operate and compete in an increasingly interconnected and data-driven marketplace.

The challenge: outdated legacy systems are a barrier to integrated data and operational efficiency

Across industries, outdated legacy systems pose significant barriers to operational agility and data fluidity. Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU) represents a case in point, where legacy IT infrastructures stifled the ability to access and analyze data swiftly, impeding timely business decision-making. Such systems, burdened by fragmented and siloed data environments, significantly delay strategic actions and erode competitive edges.

The challenge extends beyond individual organizations to industry-wide repercussions, where the lack of responsive data-handling capabilities can lead to market lags and reduced customer satisfaction.

For DCU, and similarly positioned organizations, transitioning to an advanced, integrated system is not just an operational upgrade but a strategic necessity. The nature of traditional IT, characterized by a high degree of manual intervention and slow response times, demands an overhaul to meet the dynamic needs of today’s digital economy. This is underscored by a Gartner analysis, which highlights a burgeoning shift towards cloud solutions, driven by their inherent scalability and agility — qualities that are increasingly recognized as indispensable for modern business operations.

The solution: seamless, scalable data and application integration and the latest in analytics

The role of SnapLogic in this transformative journey is pivotal. With its advanced integration capabilities, SnapLogic facilitates the seamless integration of data to a secure and scalable cloud environment, which is crucial for organizations like DCU seeking to modernize their data analytics platforms. This partnership not only accelerates the process of data consolidation and integration but also enhances the ability to undertake sophisticated data analyses that drive strategic business decisions. 

By implementing SnapLogic’s robust tools, DCU managed to migrate over 5.8 billion records within just six months, showcasing the efficiency and speed of cloud-based data management solutions.

Furthermore, the strategic partnership with EXL amplifies the benefits, bringing sophisticated analytical prowess that transforms raw data into insightful, actionable intelligence. This is especially crucial for organizations aiming to leverage their data to drive decision-making and strategic planning. 

EXL’s expertise ensures that the transition to cloud infrastructures is not just about data migration but is also about optimizing the data for enhanced business intelligence and analytics. This dual focus on integration and analytics makes the SnapLogic and EXL alliance a powerhouse for digital transformation initiatives.

The combined advantage: flexibility to evolve and compete 

The collaboration between SnapLogic and EXL creates a holistic solution that significantly boosts data management and analytical capabilities for enterprises. For DCU, this meant not only migrating an immense volume of data to the cloud but also empowering their business stakeholders with real-time, actionable insights that are crucial for driving business growth. This transition supports a more agile, responsive business model that can quickly adapt to market changes and customer needs.

The integration of SnapLogic’s powerful automation with EXL’s analytical acumen ensures that enterprises like DCU can effectively navigate the complexities of modern data environments. This partnership not only addresses the immediate technical challenges associated with legacy systems but also sets the stage for sustained innovation and competitiveness in a cloud-dominated tech landscape. As enterprises increasingly adopt cloud technologies, the ability to integrate and analyze data at scale becomes a critical determinant of business success.

As the shift to the cloud continues to gain momentum, driven by broader economic and technological trends, the strategic alliance between SnapLogic and EXL is increasingly vital. They provide tools for overcoming legacy systems’ present limitations and a visionary approach that prepares enterprises for future challenges and opportunities in the cloud-centric world. 

Companies embracing this shift, as evidenced by the success of DCU, are likely to see significant gains in operational efficiency, strategic agility, and market responsiveness. Embracing such technologies is no longer a matter of choice but a strategic imperative for sustained success in the digital age.

Connect with us at Snowflake Data Cloud Summit

Moreover, the ongoing collaboration and thought leadership of SnapLogic and EXL will be prominently featured at the upcoming Snowflake Summit, where they will share insights and best practices for cloud data integration. This event promises to be a pivotal gathering for industry leaders looking to harness the power of the cloud for data transformation. Attendees can look forward to exploring these industry leaders’ latest innovations and strategies at the Summit. Learn more about the Snowflake Summit.

Additionally, SnapLogic is set to host an exciting event, “Data in the Dugout” at Oracle Park, coinciding with the San Francisco Giants vs. the New York Yankees game. This event will provide an excellent opportunity for attendees to delve into discussions on data integration while enjoying one of America’s favorite pastimes.

By aligning with forward-thinking technology providers like SnapLogic and EXL, businesses can effectively navigate the complexities of digital transformation and leverage the full potential of their data assets. This strategic alliance ensures that enterprises are prepared to meet the current demands of a digital-first world and poised for future growth and innovation. Companies that strategically harness these advanced technologies will lead the charge in redefining industry standards and delivering enhanced value to their customers.

Johana Ochoa headshot
Cloud Partnerships Director at SnapLogic
Kathryn Adamson headshot
SAVP, Data Management at EXL
Data Integration for AI Deployment and Operational Efficiency with SnapLogic and EXL

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