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How to Deliver a Truly Hybrid Integration Platform in Steps

Published: 09 January 2020

ID: G00407613

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini

Summary

To address the pervasive integration challenges stemming from digitalization, application leaders should incrementally implement a hybrid integration platform that not only supports hybrid deployment models, but also proliferating endpoints, multiplying integration domains and diversifying personas.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Address All Four Dimensions of the HIP When Designing Your Integration Platform Strategy
    • Collect Your (Over and Covert) Requirements
    • Define the HIP Capability Framework Subset That Best Meets Your Needs and Map Them to Your Established Integration Technology Portfolio
  • Select the Combination of Integration Technologies That Best Meets Your HIP Requirements
    • A Single Vendor HIP Strategy May Not Be the Optimal Approach
  • Plan for a Stepwise Implementation of Your Target HIP, According to Business Priorities, Available Skills and Allocated Budget
    • Initially Deploy Just a Subset of Your Target HIP
    • How “Consistent” Should Your HIP Be?

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