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How, When and Why to Use Cloud MFT Services as a PaaS Tool for Application Integration

Published: 29 January 2013

ID: G00245238

Analyst(s): Ben Huang


Cloud MFT services are a viable data integration solution for applications and cloud services. CTOs, senior integration directors, ICC chairs and application managers should know the direction of and uses for these services, especially when data and file sizes are large and volume-intensive.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • With the growing requirement for cloud services integration, ICC managers should consider cloud MFT services as a potential solution for file-based integration
  • As organizations increasingly adopt cloud middleware services (PaaS), traditional on-premises users will increasingly adopt cloud MFT services
  • Users' growing adoption of hybrid IT will drive requirements for MFT providers that offer hybrid MFT consumption models

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