By Thanos Terentes Printzios-Oracle on Jul 15, 2016
Today’s organizations are facing a rapid transition from on-premises-only application integration to a more diverse integration landscape that involves combining on-premises with public and private cloud applications and services. For both real-time and batch-level interfaces, developers often set up point-to-point interfaces to initiate inter-application workflows and exchange data.
As the number of cloud providers in the IT ecosystem expands, the protocols, file formats and data types differ widely from one cloud vendor to another. Complexity increases exponentially, forcing most organizations to find a standard way to create and maintain interfaces among applications and data sources. Rather than manually coding for these connections among cloud and on-premises information systems, they realize that it is much easier to use a general-purpose integration platform, to interface cloud with on-premises applications and enable real-time, event-driven business process[Read More]