What Are The Pros & Cons of Modern ESBs
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As you adopt applications, including CRM, ERP, and accounting systems, you need to integrate these tools to gain a complete view of your customers and deliver the level of service they expect.An enterprise service bus (ESB) has long been one way to get all your solutions to talk to each other. First coined by Gartner in 2002, the term ESB describes an architecture that integrates numerous applications by putting a centrally controlled integration hub, often called a communication bus, between them and having each application talk to the bus. This software eliminates the need for brittle, point-to-point integrations, enabling applications to more easily communicate with each system on the bus.Organizations typically adopt an ESB to increase organizational agility and reduce time-to-market for new business initiatives by integrating them with existing systems in a scalable, plug and play manner.But many ESBs are hobbled by aging technology. In this article, we cover the advantages and disadvantages of ESBs, how modern ESB technologies address the downsides of older solutions, and which features to look for in a modern ESB.Traditional ESB AdvantagesFlexible IntegrationMany applications include built-in integrations. For example, Dynamics CRM might include a direct integration to Dynamics GP. But your organization may need ...Read More on Datafloq
May 22, 2020, 9:10 a.m.