THINKstrategies and MuleSoft have published the results from our 2nd annual SaaS Integration Survey which validate the growing interest among Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers to build and offer integration as a part of their solutions.
According to our survey results, SaaS integration has hit the radar of SaaS executives as customer concerns about integration represent both a threat and an opportunity to their businesses.
Our SaaS Integration Survey highlights also include:
Connectivity is extremely important to winning new customers.
Integration is the most time consuming part of implementation.
Ecosystem strategies are still in their infancy.
Growing dissatisfaction with existing integration tools.
Click here to find an infographic showing the key survey findings and click here to download the report today!
I hope you find our survey results and analysis valuable. Contact me if you’d like to discuss the implications of our survey findings on your business.
IBM announced its intention to acquire Cast Iron Systems today, bringing to an end the long-standing parlor game of which integration tool vendor would be the next to be acquired after Workday grabbed Cape Clear in 2008.
This is an important endorsement of the importance of the integration tools market in general, and Cast Iron Systems in particular.
Integration is often listed as one of the top three concerns among IT and business decision-makers who are thinking about migrating to the ‘cloud’, along with security and reliability.
According to IBM’s software head, Steve Mills, Cast Iron Systems fit IBM’s acquisition criteria by offering “Adjacency” and “Synergy” that can enhance IBM’s capabilities and revenue opportunities in the following areas,
Process management services
Professional and hosting services
Cloud enablement solutions
The integration tools sector has been very competitive with Boomi, Hubspan, Informatica and Pervasive Software recognized as the other leaders.
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