Build vs. buy: Why today’s transformation projects mandate an iPaaS

November 11 2020

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This post was written in partnership with Green Irony and Alexander Solomon, Lead Insurance Industry Marketing Manager at MuleSoft.

Many IT leaders are predisposed to think, “Why do I need to buy a platform to handle my integration needs? I’ve been handling my integrations with no platform up until now.” I understand that perspective, and as a software architect with a career spent in middleware and back-end integration,

How to unlock the full potential of iPaaS with API-led connectivity

Integration is critical for all businesses, and the right Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) is a key piece for any organization looking to accelerate digital efforts. However, truly unlocking your data and systems is about more than just connecting systems and applications. To build an agile and future-proof business, you need an integration strategy and partner that recognizes that iPaaS alone isn’t the end solution.

iPaaS vs. full lifecycle API management: Why you need both

September 29 2020

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Chances are that if you found your way to this blog — you already understand the importance of integration within the enterprise. According to the 2020 Connectivity benchmark report, the average organization has 900 applications and only 28% of them are currently integrated.

A common misconception is that organizations either need an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) or an API management solution to solve their integration challenges — however,

The unexpected consequences of a tactical iPaaS

September 28 2020

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Integration is critical for all businesses, and selecting the right Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) is important for any organization looking to accelerate digital efforts. As you evaluate different iPaaS vendors, it’s important to understand the evolution of iPaaS and the differences between a modern and tactical solution. 

3 characteristics of a modern iPaaS

Integration is critical for all businesses, and selecting the right Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) early on is important for any organization looking to accelerate digital efforts. Many organizations question whether their needs are similar to large enterprises with complex backends or if a few simple point-to-point integrations would suffice. However, this is exactly the moment you need to build the foundation for success. 

Top 5 blog posts of July 2019

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To provide you with the best posts from the past month to go back and read, here are the five most popular blog posts in July 2019:

How I scaled my iPaaS solution

Matured integration PaaS (iPaaS) solutions

Are you stuck with business as usual where you end up building solutions with a platform as a service (PaaS) for project needs? Do you want to get out of always being reactive, creating further technical debt and never able to execute the vision of building rapid solutions that would end up being assets to your organization? This is my story of how I reduced IT costs and the increased project quality at a large beverage company.

MuleSoft is the only Leader in both Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise iPaaS and Full Life Cycle API Management

April 29 2019

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MuleSoft Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader

You may have seen the recent news that Gartner named MuleSoft a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). We believe integration is one of the most strategic initiatives a company can invest in today.

Anypoint Platform is the G2 Crowd iPaaS Leader

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Anypoint Platform has been named the G2 Crowd iPaaS Leader for 2018. G2 Crowd determines Leaders based on customer satisfaction and market presence, so people who actually use Anypoint Platform are determining its success as an iPaaS. Anypoint Platform had the highest score among iPaaS Leaders on G2 Crowd’s iPaaS software grid.

When iPaaS Goes Awry – Don’t accelerate your point-to-point connections

The Shortest Way

A recent report from Mckinsey revealed that when companies pursue digital transformation, the complexity of IT architecture increases.  This complexity doesn’t happen immediately. Most companies start the journey to digital transformation by adopting modern cloud applications like Salesforce, Workday, and ServiceNow. In isolation, these apps reduce complexity — but they need to be connected to other systems to be valuable.  Creating this value typically drives an increase in point-to-point connections, a reduction in the quality documentation,