Data Integration: Connecting to more On-Premise and SaaS data sources
1. More SaaS application connectivity
Qlik Cloud Data Integration introduces 20+ new connectors for full and incremental load from popular sources like Adobe Analytics, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Jira, Salesforce, SAP Concur, Shopify, SugarCRM, Workday, and more.
With this latest update, this opens up Qlik Cloud Data Integration to a wider range of sources, adding to the range of cloud based relational database sources. This will allow Qlik customers to address both cloud-based data sources and SaaS data sources.
Qlik have also released the Qlik Connector Factory which offers more connectors within Qlik Cloud Data Integration for SaaS applications with a focus on health information technology and digital advertising applications, such as Cerner Millenium, Epic on FHIR, Facebook Ads, Facebook Pages, Salesforce Pardot, SAP Commerce Cloud and Zendesk.
These new connectors from the Qlik Connector Factory are Generally Available (GA) but are tagged as Preview because many cover a specific use case. At the point that the capabilities are expanded for multiple use cases, the preview label will be removed.
This latest release of SaaS application connectors continues to enhance the breadth and depth of data sources which the Qlik Cloud Data Integration platform. This allows for users to address continuously more use cases with the wider breadth of connectors now available.
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2. Support for Private connections in Qlik Cloud Data Integration
Qlik Cloud Data Integration now offers the capability to access data sources which are only accessible through a private connection. Example data sources include Snowflake AWS PrivateLink or Microsoft SQL Server running in a VPC.
This support for data sources which are only accessible behind a private connection, extends the wide range of data sources which Qlik Cloud Data Integration supports. Qlik continues to enhance support for sources to be addressed as part of a Qlik Cloud Data Integration project.
3. Support for SQL Server On-Premise as a Target
Customers can now land data from any supported source to any version or deployment type of an on-premise SQL Server.
With this latest addition to Qlik Data Integration, it allows customers who potentially have investments in an on-premise SQL Server which stipulates that they need to use SQL Server as their chosen Data Warehouse target.This could be an interim solution to use SQL Server in the interim, whilst they are assessing their plans for a cloud-based Data Warehouse or allowing them to use SQL Server as a Data Warehouse on a long-term basis.
4. New Qlik Data Movement Gateway
This new version of the Data Movement Gateway has an improved driver installation utility for supported data sources and has overall stability and performance improvements. It also includes an improved driver installation utility for SAP clients.
The Qlik Data Movement Gateway continues to be updated and improved. In the latest updates, it allows for a much faster deployment, with a new and improved installation utility for drivers to typical data sources, such as MySQL, and now also SAP clients. This latest update will allow customers to access their data and begin with their data automation projects much faster.
5. New connectors for Qlik Application Automation
New connectors for Talend Cloud, SugarCRM and PagerDuty have been released.
This latest addition to Qlik Application Automation extend the range of capabilities which Qlik Application Automation offers, and sources which are addressed. In particular, the Talend Cloud connector is the first step in the integration of Talend products into the Qlik Data Integration platform.