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Dell Boomi a “Leader” in New Hybrid2 Integration Report

Forrester identified different integration needs including Internet-of-Things integration

Dell Software announced that Dell Boomi, the leading provider of Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solutions, was among the 14 providers that Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its first “The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid2 Integration, Q1 2014.” In the evaluation, Dell Boomi was named as a “Leader” in the “wide integration,” “deep integration,” and “cloud integration” scenarios. The Forrester Wave is based on vendor surveys, product demos and customer reference calls.

According to Forrester, “The challenge of cloud-computing-related integration scenarios and the heterogeneous nature of on-premises integration tools are not two separate problems. They are closely related and connected to each other and the changing application landscape.” This dual challenge is reflected in Forrester’s use of the term “hybrid² integration.”

In examining hybrid2 integration, Forrester identified different integration needs based on various application landscapes: wide integration for “heterogeneous application landscapes,” deep integration for “traditional on-premises application landscapes,” cloud integration “if the cloud becomes the main home of your business applications,” and Internet-of-Things integration, “which is still niche but can support differentiating business models.”

“Being named a ‘Leader’ in this comprehensive Forrester study is, in our opinion, significant recognition of our straightforward, easy-to-use integration solution,” said Chris McNabb, general manager of Dell Boomi. “Our single-product approach helps our customers speed the development of integration, both on-premises and in the cloud, while reducing time-to-value and achieving lower total cost of ownership.”

Dell Boomi AtomSphere is a scalable, cloud-managed iPaaS that enables customers to easily connect any combination of cloud and on-premises applications without software, appliances or coding. Customers turn to Dell Boomi to reduce integration development complexity and achieve significantly faster time-to-value compared to extending the use of traditional middleware solutions for cloud and mobile integrations. AtomSphere also delivers the enterprise-class scalability and performance companies need at a far lower total cost of ownership.

About Dell Boomi

Dell Boomi AtomSphere and Dell Boomi Master Data Management solutions enable customers to connect any combination of cloud and on-premises applications without software, appliances or coding. Organizations of all sizes, from growing companies to very large enterprises, enjoy rapid time to value as a result of drastically reduced implementation times and substantial cost savings over traditional integration and master data management solutions. Visit www.boomi.com for more information.

A Complete End-to-End Information Management Solution

Dell Boomi is a part of Dell Software’s Information Management group. Dell enables organizations to turn data into actionable business insights by delivering an integrated set of vendor-, location- and data type-agnostic solutions spanning the modern information management lifecycle, including database management and optimization, application and data integration, master data management, data warehousing, business analytics and discovery. Learn more about Dell’s Information Management software solution by visiting us online.

Delivering Complete and Connected Software Solutions

Dell Software empowers companies of all sizes to experience Dell’s “Power to Do More” by delivering scalable yet simple-to-use solutions that can increase productivity, responsiveness and efficiency. Dell Software is uniquely positioned to address today’s most pressing business and IT challenges with holistic, connected software offerings across five core solution areas, encompassing data center and cloud management, information management, mobile workforce management, security and data protection. This software, when combined with Dell hardware and services, helps customers simplify IT, mitigate risk and accelerate business results.

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