Connect Cloud and On-premise Applications Using IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Integration

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Published on 14 June 2011

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IBM Form #: REDP-4674-01


Authors: Chandar Pattabhiram and Jaime D’Anna

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    Abstract

    To cut costs, drive productivity, and provide new capabilities quickly, companies are turning to cloud applications to meet their business needs. On a daily basis, users require access to various systems and applications, including cloud applications and on-premise systems and applications. It is vital that these applications and systems are integrated and function seamlessly, providing the user with the latest information.

    Known for industry-leading application integration solutions, IBM® has enhanced its solution portfolio with the acquisition of Cast Iron Systems™ and and its award-winning connectivity product IBM WebSphere® Cast Iron® Cloud integration. With this new product, IBM can offer clients a complete cloud-application-integration platform.

    This IBM Redguide™ publication provides information about WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration, highlights its business value, and explains why it provides a complete solution to cloud and on-premise application integration. This guide is intended for executives, leaders, and architects who are looking for a quick and easy way to integrate cloud applications with their on-premise applications.

    Table of Contents

    Executive overview

    Application integration: The Achilles' heel of cloud computing

    Traditional choices for cloud integration

    WebSphere Cast Iron integration: The complete solution

    How this solution adds business value

    Augmenting your existing enterprise service bus

    Example customer scenarios

    Summary

     

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