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Data Integration Enables Information Capabilities for the 21st Century

Published: 20 March 2013

ID: G00249578

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman , Eric Thoo , Mark Beyer


Data integration is central to enterprises' information infrastructure. Enterprise managers in this field should favor technology tools that are flexible in regard to time-to-value demands, integration patterns, optimization for cost and delivery models, and synergies with data management programs.

Table Of Contents


  • Overview of the Data Integration Tool Market in 2013
  • Market Dynamics for 2013
    • Momentum Grows for Enterprise-Scale Data Integration Approaches
    • Project-Oriented Data Integration Approaches Regain Interest
    • Procurement Practices Tighten to Meet Functional Needs and Cut Costs
    • Enterprises Demand Synergies Between Data Integration and Data Management Initiatives
    • Federated and Virtual Views Gain Importance for Logical Data Warehouses
    • Data Integration Capabilities Extend to a Wide Range of Use Cases
    • The Customer Experience of Support and Service Is a High Priority
  • Outlook for Data Integration Planning in 2013 and Beyond

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