Gartner Research

Enterprise Application Integration in Financial Services

Published: 05 November 2001

ID: G00101717

Analyst(s): Susan Cournoyer

Summary

Financial services providers insist that vendors have an EAI framework within their major financial services business solutions, driving the 18 percent EAI services growth rate in financial services.

Table Of Contents
  • The Price of Admission
  • Yesterday to Today: Application Environments
  • Challenges of Heterogeneous Environments
    • Integration Software Definitions
  • Evidence of Demand to Integrate
  • Vendor Approaches to EAI in Financial Services
    • Matrixing EAI Capabilities With Business Solutions
    • Weighting Portfolios Toward EAI-Intensive Solutions
    • Selling Infrastructure to Business Solutions Providers
    • Building Provisions for EAI Into Financial Services Software
  • The Concept of Just Enough Integration Emerges
    • Integration Demand: Looking Ahead
    • Scenario I: Heterogeneous Environments Persist
    • Scenario II: Plug and Play Predominates
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective
    • Gartner Dataquest Recommendations

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