Gartner Research

Assessing Data Integration in the Cloud

Published: 24 February 2014

ID: G00261035

Analyst(s): Mei Selvage


The DI capabilities of iPaaS are immature and lag behind on-premises offerings. The predominant DI approach will be a hybrid of on-premises DI with iPaaS. This document analyzes key considerations for adopting iPaaS for DI.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings


  • Functional Overview
    • On-Premises-Centric DI Architecture
    • iPaaS-Centric DI Architecture
    • On-Premises Runtime Deployment Architecture
  • Nonfunctional Overview
  • Implications of a Cloud Deployment Model
  • Main iPaaS Vendors
  • Key Decision Criteria for Adopting iPaaS
  • Suitable and Unsuitable Workloads for iPaaS
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Gartner Definitions
  • Strategy
  • Data
  • People
  • Process
  • Technology

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