According to 451 industry analyst Carl Lehmann, the hybrid cloud integration reference architecture is “a blueprint of goals, practices, tools and techniques used for data and application integration across clouds.”
SnapLogic’s hybrid cloud integration platform respects data gravity and brings integration processing to the data – in the cloud, on-premises and even natively within a Hadoop cluster.
In a recent SnapLogic webinar called Hybrid Cloud Integration: Why It’s Different and Why It Matters, 451 industry analyst Carl Lehmann defined hybrid cloud integration from two perspectives:
He referred to the hybrid cloud integration reference architecture as “a blueprint of goals, practices, tools and techniques used for data and application integration across clouds.” He also referred to it as “a framework for assembling the integration technology needed for hybrid IT.”
Clearly legacy ETL and ESB technologies and approaches are not going to deliver on the modern hybrid cloud integration requirements. Industry expert David Linthicum noted in the whitepaper The Death of Traditional Data Integration:
“It’s not a matter of ‘if’ we’re moving in new directions that will challenge your existing approaches to data integration, it’s ‘when.’ Those who think they can sit on the sidelines and wait for their data integration technology provider to create the solutions they require will be very disappointed.”
Is your IT organization about to embark on hybrid cloud integration strategy? If so, it’s important that you seek platforms that unify data and application integration functions to:
Learn more about the SnapLogic Elastic Integration Platform features.