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Where Does Point-to-Point Integration Belong in Your Integration Strategy?

Published: 29 January 2018

ID: G00343143

Analyst(s): Keith Guttridge , Betty Zakheim


Point-to-point integration is the simplest form of integration, but it can introduce technical debt with a complex spaghetti architecture that is hard to manage and change. Application leaders responsible for integration need to understand where and where not to use point-to-point integration.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Coded Point-to-Point Integration
  • Point-to-Point Tools Embedded Within SaaS Applications
  • Point-to-Point Integration Hub
  • Intermediated Integration Hub
  • Persisted Data Hub
  • No One Approach Will Suit All Needs

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