Solutions Review’s annual Vendors to Know in Integration Platform as a Service Tools provides the details on some of the most critical solution providers in the space.
The editors at Solutions Review continually research the most prominent and influential Integration Platform as a Service vendors to assist buyers in search of the tools befitting the needs of their organization. Choosing the right vendor and solution can be a complicated process; it requires constant market research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. To make your search a little easier, we listed the vendors to know in Integration Platform as a Service.
Note: Companies are listed in alphabetical order.
Vendors to Know in Integration Platform as a Service, 2021
Boomi is a Dell Technologies company. Boomi’s flagship product, AtomSphere, supports integration processes between cloud platforms, software-as-a-service applications, and on-prem systems. AtomSphere uses a visual interface to configure application integrations. The solution’s runtime tool, Boomi Atom, allows integrations to be deployed wherever they are needed. The AtomSphere platform is available in several editions, based on use case and functionality.
Celigo offers an Integration Platform as a Service product called Integrator.io. The solution enables organizations to connect applications, synchronize data, and automate processes. Celigo features an integration wizard that includes an API assistant, visual field mapping interface, and drop-down menus. The tool also offers reusable pre-configured integration templates available on the integrator.io marketplace, allowing users to create their own library of reusable, standalone flows.
The Cleo Integration Cloud allows organizations to connect to enterprise and SaaS applications with a variety of connectors and APIs. The tool automatically accepts, transforms, orchestrates, connects and integrates all B2B data types from any source and to any target, and can be deployed via several different methods. Cleo Integration Cloud can also be embedded for SaaS or Information Services organizations and can be utilized as a managed service to offload complex integrations to the vendor’s experts.
IBM offers several distinct data integration tools in both on-prem and cloud deployments, and for virtually every enterprise use case. Its on-prem data integration suite features tools for traditional (replication and batch processing) and modern integration synchronization and data virtualization) requirements. IBM also offers a variety of prebuilt functions and connectors. The mega-vendor’s cloud integration product is widely considered one of the best in the marketplace, and additional functionality is coming in the months ahead.
Informatica’s data integration tools portfolio includes both on-prem and cloud deployments for a number of enterprise use cases. The vendor combines advanced hybrid integration and governance functionality with self-service business access for various analytic functions. Augmented integration is possible via Informatica’s CLAIRE Engine, a metadata-driven AI engine that applies machine learning. Informatica touts strong interoperability between its growing list of data management software products.
Jitterbit offers cloud data integration and API transformation capabilities. The company’s main product, Jitterbit Harmony, allows organizations to design, deploy, and manage the entire integration lifecycle. The platform features a graphical interface for guided drag-and-drop configuration, integration via pre-built templates, and the ability to infuse applications with artificial intelligence. Users can run the tool in cloud, hybrid, or on-prem environments, and feed consolidated data to real-time analytics.
Microsoft offers its data integration functionality on-prem and in the cloud (via Integration Platform as a Service). The company’s traditional integration tool, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), is included inside the SQL Server DBMS platform. Microsoft also touts two cloud SaaS products: Azure Logic Apps and Microsoft Flow. Flow is ad hoc integrator-centric and included in the overarching Azure Logic Apps solution.
MuleSoft offers a B2B application delivery network that connects data, applications, and devices with APIs. The vendor enables organizations to improve their applications through integration while also providing API connectivity to a wide variety of on-prem and cloud-based applications and systems. MuleSoft provides both traditional and Integration Platform as a Service products and touts a growing capabilities portfolio.
Oracle offers a full spectrum of data integration tools for traditional use cases as well as modern ones, in both on-prem and cloud deployments. The company’s product portfolio features technologies and services that allow organizations to full lifecycle data movement and enrichment. Oracle data integration provides pervasive and continuous access to data across heterogeneous systems via bulk data movement, transformation, bidirectional replication, metadata management, data services, and data quality for customer and product domains.
Qlik offers a range of integration capabilities that span four product lines. The flagship product is Qlik Replicate, a tool that replicates, synchronizes, distributes, consolidates, and ingests data across major databases, data warehouses, and Hadoop. The portfolio is buoyed by Qlik Compose for data lake and data warehouse automation and Qlik Catalog for enterprise self-service cataloging. Qlik also offers Integration Platform as a Service functionality through its Blendr.io product, which touts API connectivity, no-code integration and application automation.
SAP provides on-prem and cloud integration functionality through two main channels. Traditional capabilities are offered through SAP Data Services, a data management platform that provides capabilities for data integration, quality, and cleansing. Integration Platform as a Service features are available through the SAP Cloud Platform. SAP’s Cloud Platform integrates processes and data between cloud apps, 3rd party applications, and on-prem solutions.
SnapLogic’s Intelligent Integration Platform integrates across applications, databases, data warehouses, big data streams, and IoT deployments. It allows both IT and business users to create data pipelines that can be deployed on-prem or in the cloud. It features an HTML5 visual designer and a proprietary AI algorithm called Iris that learns common integration patterns and drives self-service by recommending flows. Complete support for complex transformations, conditional operations, triggers, parameterization, aggregation, and reuse maximizes the tool’s flexibility.
TIBCO’s flagship Integration Platform as a Service product, TIBCO Cloud Integration, requires no code. It also allows users to create, model, and deploy APIs in a completely guided process. TIBCO acquired Scribe Software in June 2018 and has rolled its capabilities into TIBCO Cloud Integration as a complimentary package. TIBCO offers a fully integrated data platform that can handle a variety of data integration use cases. The company’s acquisition of Cisco’s data virtualization technologies rounds out its product portfolio even further.
Workato offers a self-service application integration solution for unifying applications on-prem and in the cloud. The product allows organizations to create recipes, which are automated workflows that connect apps to complete tasks composed by users based on a combination of apps, triggers, and actions. Workato currently connects to more than 300 enterprise apps, with new apps being added frequently.
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