Integrate Salesforce with Heroku Connect
Salesforce is a CRM service that provides access to all sorts of useful data by logging and collecting customer interactions, regardless of where they take place. Whether it’s a phone call, a website transaction, or a post on social media, Salesforce can offer instant customer data, which allows for faster, more informed decisions when running a business.
About Heroku Connect
Heroku Connect is a data integration tool that uses bi-directional synchronization between Salesforce and Heroku Postgres to harmonize Postgres data your Salesforce information like contacts, accounts, and custom objects. Heroku connect includes a user-friendly, point-and-click interface so non-tech-savvy users can set up the service in minutes without coding or complicated configuration procedures.
Popular Use Cases
Bring all your Salesforce data to Amazon Redshift
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Move your Salesforce data to MySQL
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Load your Heroku Connect data to Google BigQuery
ETL all your Heroku Connect data to Snowflake
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Salesforce's End Points
Track valuable Salesforce lead information like who your leads are, their contact information, where they were first met and their contact status.
Store a Salesforce contact’s name, mailing address and email, along with the date they were last contacted and the date they should be contacted again.
Create a Salesforce account for any business or person that it may be useful to track. hen, use that account number to integrate and track any other important information associated with that account holder.
Create a Salesforce opportunity when there is a sale - or a potential sale - by one of your accounts. Then, connect them to leads, contacts, and accounts to provide analysis for how profitable certain business ventures and campaigns are.
Track a product’s name, description and category. Then, use a Salesforce product code to search for the product internally, track its progress, or incorporate new data regarding the product.
Track things like the budgeted cost and the actual cost of a campaign in Salesforce. Then, access fields - like how many leads were converted, new opportunities, expected revenue, etc. - that help you track how effective the campaign was.
Schedule events in Salesforce that are designed to help a business develop customer relationships and keep track of logistical data. You can also track if this event is related to a specific lead, contact, or opportunity.
Salesforce Custom Objects
Create Salesforce custom objects specific to your company’s needs that better manage what types of data you collect from your interactions and data sources. You can either create a wholly new custom object in which you define all the parameters, or you can customize a standard object to better fit your needs.
Heroku Connect's End Points
Heroku Connect Synchronization of Apps Across Heroku and Salesforce
Heroku Connect allows you to build apps with open source stacks, natively integrate the apps with Postgres, and directly sync them with Salesforce. By integrating your Salesforce data with Heroku Postgres, it's easy to combine the power of the Lightning Platform with Heroku. Heroku Connect makes the process of building apps that bring your data and processes to your users as easy as coding in SQL.
Heroku Connect External Objects
Heroku Connect External Objects let you make your Heroku Postgres database information available inside your Salesforce deployment. This empowers you to synchronize your information across both platforms as you create, read, update, and delete data. By creating sophisticated applications inside Heroku and making the app data available to your Salesforce processes, you'll present a seamless experience in Salesforce, while all of your data stays inside Heroku Postgres. Moreover, configuring Heroku-Salesforce integrations for data pertaining to apps, sensors, customers, and products is a simple, point-and-click process that doesn't require any coding skills. Heroku External Objects combined with Salesforce Connect makes it easy to create a seamless experience across all of your business systems.
Heroku Connect Data Security Compliance
Heroku Shield Connect supports the development of applications that share sensitive data with Salesforce while complying with the strictest data security standards. Safely integrate CRM data, Protected Health Information (PHI), Personally Identifiable Information (PII), contact information, account data, and custom objects between Heroku apps and Salesforce. Heroku Shield Connect provides an easy pathway for building advanced applications that need to adhere to the most complicated data security regulations, including HIPAA compliance.
Heroku Connect Easy Application Development and Scaling
Through its compatibility with the most popular stacks and programming languages, Heroku Connect facilitates easy application development. Its add-on ecosystem includes your favorite development tools and databases (like New Relic, Mongo, and Redis) so you can use them with the applications you're creating. Through Heroku's proven infrastructure, which currently supports 26 billion daily transactions for massive consumer websites (such as Upworthy and Bonobo) virtually limitless scaling is available for high volume applications.