Every enterprise has a wide variety of IT requirements where integration is needed. The rapid proliferation and adoption of cloud and mobile technologies has accentuated the financial impact of these needs. In response, the integration space has matured to include feature-rich stacks from enterprise integration vendors that provide full, multi-layer platforms in the form of an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) or SOA suite. But with these very broad capabilities comes complexity—multi-layer stacks can be difficult and costly to install, debug, administer and secure.
Integration is the lifeblood of today’s digital economy, and middleware is the software layer connecting different applications, services, devices, data sources, and business entities. This Ovum Decision
Matrix (ODM) is a comprehensive evaluation to help enterprise IT leaders, including chief information officers (CIOs), enterprise/integration architects, integration competency center (ICC)/integration center of excellence (CoE) directors, and digital transformation leaders select a middleware-as-aservice (MWaaS) suite best suited to their specific hybrid integration requirements.
Download this whitepaper to read further on Hybrid integration suites for cloud service, API-led, B2B, and mobile application integration.
Increasingly, enterprises are opening their data and applications to partners, developers, mobile apps and cloud
services. APIs provide a standardized way to open up information assets across the web, mobile devices, serviceoriented
architecture (SOA) and the cloud. However, to make API information sharing safe, reliable and cost-effective,
enterprises must deal with critical security, performance management and data adaptation challenges.
CA API Management combines advanced functionality for back-end integration, mobile optimization, cloud
orchestration and developer management. It is unique in its ability to address the full breadth of enterprise
API management challenges.
Published By: StrikeIron
Published Date: Aug 01, 2013
For internal and external applications, Web API’s provide flexibility and unlock the value of your data and software. However, ongoing API development, deployment and delivery require extensive domain knowledge in operating an enterprise-class infrastructure. Without this expertise, scalability, reliability, and security are compromised.
Learn how multinational pharmaceutical company, Novartis, was able to achieve greater agility, faster time to value, and lower total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) by consolidating and retiring its traditional middleware solutions and moving to cloud and mobile integration scenarios.
Over the past few years, business leaders have been the primary drivers of technology change, including making decisions to adopt new applications in the cloud, mandate a cloud-first strategy, offer new capabilities with an API-first strategy, and provide new applications to end users on mobile first.
There are significant benefits to these cloud decisions because they decrease time to value, lower costs, and make it easier for organizations to experiment and innovate. But there are consequences as well, chiefly in the complexity of learning how to integrate applications and exchange data across a decentralized architecture that is largely driven by autonomous development decisions.
This IDC White Paper answers the following questions about the need for hybrid integration:
How are changes in business strategy and technology adoption requiring changes in how organizations approach integration?
What are the major events that trigger integration adaptation?
How are the roles involve
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