iPaaS integration platform-as-a-service – an update

iPaaS integration platform-as-a-service – an update

iPaaS (integration platform-as-a-service) was a term first coined by Gartner in 2011, and later clarified in a January 2014 magic quadrant. iPaaS has evolved since that time, here is an update on where it is now.

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How to use integration to reduce technical debt

How enterprises can reduce their technical debt by updating their integration strategy to support existing legacy IT business systems, re-engineer and implement more modern systems, as well as new agile cloud-based software

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How to overcome the challenge of integrating SaaS software

Integration between SaaS apps and other cloud and on-premise apps can be a problem for onboarding SaaS software. Here’s how to reduce the costs and effort of integration so that onboarding SaaS and its ROI can be achieved quickly

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Attention citizen integrators! How to access data from an API without coding

A citizen integrator is a business user who can create integrations between applications using development environments that the IT department provides. This blog post describes how a citizen integrator can access data via an API for data integration without coding, using Flowgear.

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Are you paying for empty hours in your integration project?

‘Empty hours’ describes work done by technology consultants that don’t add any value to the customer. Whether you are a developer, systems integrator, or customer, empty hours on an integration project is work that could be done quicker and better with a modern integration solution. These days the ease and affordability of cloud-based integration solutions makes custom coded integration invalid and out-of-date.

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What CIOs should look for in an application integration platform

For CIOs and IT managers, digital transformation means overseeing the implementation of a whole range of new systems, each with its integration challenges. What are the issues that CIOs and IT managers should be considering when they evaluate integration solutions?

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What to do when starting a data integration project

Data integration is becoming a hot topic due to the drive of digital transformation. We discuss the key issues in integration projects so you can avoid the question “This is getting too complex, what do we do?”

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What is the next data challenge – Using IoT data

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the process of digitizing the physical world. It is estimated that there will be between 25 and 50 billion connected devices by 2020. The amount of data generated by that number of devices is going to be enormous, with manufacturing and logistics environments comprising the majority of the IoT device base. To make use of all that IoT data will be a significant data integration challenge.

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Is it time to replace your old ESB?

Enterprise service bus (ESB) was a middleware technologies conceptualized in the 1990s. The need now is for an integration solution that can handle new application requirements that works for cloud and mobile usage as well as on-premise environments. In the past, only large enterprises, with complex internal systems, and with technical skills and budget, who could implement an ESB. What modern businesses require is a better data transfer engine, but you don’t need an ESB for that anymore.

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How to integrate applications in the modern world

Developers used to spend months setting up infrastructures and integrating different applications with each other. In the modern world where speed and agility are important, more streamlined technologies are needed to integrate systems. A new integration technology enables users to connect applications regardless of whether they’re on-premise or in the cloud without having to add layers to their infrastructure.

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