July 15, 2013
By Gartner, Inc.
According to the report, “initially, these integration patterns were applied for internal, application-to-application (A2A) integration and for integrating an organization's applications with those of its trading partners — that is, B2B integration. Today, the patterns are applied to a broader array of application integration projects.” “Enterprises need systematic application integration functionality supporting robust messaging, multiple B2B protocols and cloud APIs. We examine vendors with products providing features addressing the needs of systematic application-to-application, B2B and cloud-based application.”