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Emerging Technology Analysis: Integration Platform as a Service

Published: 18 August 2016

ID: G00308786

Analyst(s): Fabrizio Biscotti , Massimo Pezzini , Bindi Bhullar


iPaaS is a key building block for creating platforms that disrupt traditional integration markets due to a faster time to value proposition. Because of iPaaS's strategic relevance and fast-evolving nature, product leaders of startup technology providers must adopt a bifurcated-market approach.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
    • iPaaS Market to Reach $1 Billion by 2020, Up From $400 Million in 2015
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Threat That iPaaS Will Be Subsumed by Technology Consolidation
    • Actions for Product Leaders at Startup iPaaS Providers for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

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