IT System Integration
Technology shift is an ever changing game and it’s happening with such a pace that very few can keep up with it. System Integration is crucial for all kind of business operations and it is difficult to ensure that all systems are up to date with all the latest and greatest technologies. These days Computer System failure is one of the worst torment to the CEOs of every company, which they don’t even want to dream about. But the ugly truth is that system failures are becoming a big news as its spreading like a virus in the market. In earlier days the system integration was only confined to connecting the hardware components but with the technology shift the system integration has been utilized to connect software, data and digital communication as well. Various soft-ware solutions are accessible in abundance to improve business productivity, but the challenge is to decide which is expedient to employ where and how to design the whole system to maintain consistency across the business. Nowadays System Integrators expanding into cloud with the help of Managed Services which help running business smoothly, resulting lower cost and increased productivity.
System integrators provide best infrastructural solutions for developing an integration ecosystem in the business and should be aligned with the business strategies and objectives. According to recent market report of ‘IT System Integration for 2014-2020’; its market value was USD 191.36 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach USD 377.59 billion by 2020 which is growing at 10.9% CAGR and this will be driven by latest technologies mainly like IoT and SMAC. North America is the largest regional market for system integration which accounted for 33.0% of the total system integration market. System integrators in Dubai accounts for 20% of total market. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing regional market for system integration during the forecast period, growing at a CAGR of 13.5% from 2014 to 2020.
System Integration has been used extensively to create and manage services which can offer the industry the palpable benefits in areas such as mobile applications development, cloud services, APIs development, Big data, IoT and Analytics. Appropriate System integration for any business comprises comprises of three layers of Integration i.e. Data integration, service integration and process integration.
As data integration moves towards process integration, the level of complexity also rises. To deal with such complexity the system integrators prefer two kinds of approach i.e. SOA (Service oriented Architecture) and ESB (Enterprise Service Bus). SOA can be executed with latest technologies like XML web services, DCOM, SOAP, RPC, & CORBA. Whereas ESB provides an infrastructure to implement this SOA concept in a simplified way by cutting down the intermediary interfaces and create connections between different systems.
As IT world is becoming super-connective and compact, increased complexity is directly proportional to the company size and the need of system integration providers. This is where EES can help. We provide the right tools, methodologies, resources for your enterprise’s needs, combined with world-class knowledge and experience
It is time to opt the right path for seamless business processes i.e. to outsource the expertise of system integrators for a better robust IT system with standardized configuration and industries’ best practices; resulting in reduced cost, increased productivity with improved & updated IT infra-structure, accelerated business processes, enhanced performance and increased flexibility.
This is an era of instant viral communication, one mistake in system integration is sufficient to create a dent in the business. To win the race careful integration of all systems is required for visualizing every aspects of business and control every bits and bytes of all systems from one place.