Gartner Research

Gartner Reference Model for Integration PaaS

Published: 23 June 2011

ID: G00213749

Analyst(s): Eric Thoo, Paolo Malinverno, Massimo Pezzini


Integration-platform-as-a-service offerings support a new, cloud-based approach to address the perennial data and application integration challenge. The Gartner iPaaS reference model provides users with a conceptual framework they can use to compare and contrast offerings from different providers.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • What You Need to Know
  • iPaaS: A New Cloud Way to Address Perennial Issues
    • iPaaS Versus Integration Middleware: What's Different?
  • The Gartner iPaaS Reference Model
    • Implementation Considerations
    • Integration Platform Services
    • Governance Platform Services
    • Development and Life Cycle Management Platform Services
    • Monitoring, Management and Administration Platform Services
    • Collaboration, Integration Flow Marketplace and Self-Service
    • Cloud Foundation Services
    • System Infrastructure
  • Mapping the Gartner iPaaS Reference Model to Commercial Offerings

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