They want each of the applications they use to provide the ideal function and cost; the term used for this approach is:
Many enterprises now use their core systems with other on-premise and on-demand applications: including Microsoft SharePoint, Lotus Notes, Salesforce.com, specific IBM i-based software and many other applications.
Tedious manual programming of point-to-point interfaces between solutions can cause the advantages of the best-of-breed approach to completely evaporate—but there is a solution.
Rather than manually programming interfaces, companies can use systematic business process integration solutions that:
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