Integration Platform as a Service: Moving Integration to the Cloud

Archived Published: 07 March 2011 ID: G00210747

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Integration platform as a service enables implementation of application, process, service and data integration, and the relevant governance, "in the cloud." Coexistence and federation of iPaaS offerings with on-premises integration and governance platforms will be the norm for large organizations.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • Introduction
    • PaaS: An Evolving Market
      • Toward PaaS Suites
      • Comparing aPaaS With iPaaS
    • What Is iPaaS?
      • Dissecting the Definition of iPaaS
      • Contrasting iPaaS, Integration Brokerage and Cloud Services Brokerage
    • Why iPaaS Is Relevant for Users
      • Initially, iPaaS Targets B2B and Cloud Services Integration
      • An iPaaS Will Be Pervasively Used for Multiple Scenarios
    • Technology Context for iPaaS
      • Next-Generation iPaaS
      • "Legacy" iPaaS
    • Industry Impact of iPaaS
      • The iPaaS Offerings Are Under Construction
      • Providers Will Get Into iPaaS Along Multiple Strategic Directions
    • Adoption Scenario
  • Recommended Reading
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