Ovum's ICT Enterprise Insights 2018/19 survey results indicate a strong inclination on the part of IT leaders to invest in integration infrastructure modernization, including the adoption of new integration platforms.
- IT continues to struggle to meet new application and data integration requirements driven by digitalization and changing customer expectations. Line-of-business (LOB) leaders are no longer willing to wait for months for the delivery of integration capabilities that are mission critical for specific business initiatives.
- Hybrid integration, which involves disparate applications, data formats, deployment models, and transactions, is a multifaceted problem for which there is no simple solution.
- API platforms account for the fastest-growing middleware market segment, growing at a CAGR of 62.2% over the period 2017–22.
Features and Benefits
- Gain insights into the key characteristics of cloud platforms for hybrid integration.
- Understand the value proportion of iPaaS, apiPaaS, and other PaaS products for hybrid integration.
Key questions answered
- What are the key features and capabilities of PaaS products for hybrid integration, such as iPaaS and apiPaaS?
- What are the key vendor offerings in this middleware market segment?
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Recommendations for enterprises
Deployment of middleware on software containers is in the early stages; event-driven integration is gaining ground
Cloud-native integration is a natural fit to hybrid IT environments
iPaaS and API platforms continue to be the fastest-growing segments in the global middleware market
iPaaS continues to grow in terms of scope and capabilities
API platforms continue to gain popularity
PaaS for hybrid integration aims to drive developer productivity and reduce time to value
A major market shift to PaaS for hybrid integration has begun and will not slow down