Strategy: SaaS, Social and Your ESB
Old Bus or New Bus? Or Both?
ESBs as we know them are either being modernized or challenged/complemented by cloud integration offerings. Data center consolidation efforts, private cloud initiatives and technical requirements are causing IT to rethink the wisdom of maintaining multiple ESBs.
And, much like its cloud counterparts IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, iPaaS, or integration-platform-as-a-service---an offshoot of PaaS--is very much a reality and attracting a lot of attention in our ongoing efforts to build and realize different aspects of IT-as-a-service.
In this report, we'll look at what's driving the move away from multiple ESBs and some new capabilities related to the demands of e-commerce and cloud/social workloads. (S5250612)