Cloud Computing Silver Lining: Formulate Your Integration Strategy

Shaloo Shalini is writing an insightful series of posts on the Sramana Mitra blog called: Does Cloud Computing Have A Silver Lining For You? Part three focuses on on integration.  The key point:

“If you are considering adopting cloud for only a part of your business processes, say for a specific isolated pain point in your IT systems, you still have to examine your “integration” objectives thoroughly.”

Loraine Lawson, who has written a great deal on the topic at ITBusiness Edge, wrote about a recent cloud integration case study in which the customer chose “Informatica’s integration-as-a-service offering simply cost less than using Oracle’s integration software or an on-premise appliance, particularly when you factor in consulting services for those solutions.” In her article, she wonders:

“Is it [integration] more of a concern if IT is the one who has to handle the integration? I don’t know, but I think if the company in the article is any indicator, it could be a good sign for integration sold as a service.”

Is cloud integration shifting from an objection to a question? Is it a barrier to adoption or a critical enabler of success?

We’ll be digging into this question at Informatica World 2010 this week. You can follow the discussion at #IW2010. I’m interested in your thoughts / experiences.

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