sponsored by Dell, Inc.
Posted:  18 Jun 2012
Published:  31 Oct 2011
Format:  PDF
Length:  4  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English

The advent of Software as a Service and Cloud Computing has revolutionized the software industry by providing access to enterprise-grade software and services via the web to businesses of all sizes. SaaS and cloud environments are characterized by web-based delivery, multi tenancy, and centralized management and updates- completely unlike traditional software. As a result, new infrastructure and supporting services, such as integration, are crucial to the success of this model.

In choosing an integration strategy, businesses must be acutely aware of the repercussions of the path chosen as a poor choice could result in an ongoing drain of valuable IT resources and exponential costs to the organization. This paper discusses how it is equally critical that businesses consider the need for scalability- both in terms of the growth of the customer base and the expansion of back-office solutions to include future purchases of SaaS, PaaS, and cloud computing applications.

Continue reading to learn how best-of-breed integration solutions will allow for scalability and expansion as the business grows and changes over time.

Application Programming Interfaces | Cloud Computing | IT Infrastructure | Platform as a service | SOA | Software as a Service

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