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Selecting the Most Suitable Platform for Cloud Service Integration

Published: 12 June 2014

ID: G00247430

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Benoit Lheureux


Cloud service integration is a key challenge in the digital era that directors of integration can tackle by choosing among three main alternatives: on-premises, as-a-service or hybrid platforms. Making an optimal choice depends on business and technical needs, but also on strategic considerations.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Use the Established On-Premises Integration Infrastructure If Leveraging Available Skills Is a Top Priority and Fast Time to Integration Is Not Critical
  • Use an iPaaS When an Adaptive Integration Approach Is Needed and Technical Requirements Are Moderately Complex
  • Adopt a HIP as a Strategic Foundation for CSI

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