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Comprehensive integration solutions

Our approach to EAI encompasses not only technical integration but also a deep understanding of the diverse interactions and relationships that shape modern business environments.

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  • Regulatory compliance
  • Government procurement and reporting
  • Compliance monitoring and auditing
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

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  • Workflow automation
  • Data-driven decision making
  • User experience and adoption
  • Employee on-boarding and training
Our Enterprise Application Integration Services

We can lend you a helping hand

By combining expertise, proven practices, and cutting-edge technology, we can enable you to enhance, optimize and automate business processes, unlocking the full potential of integrated enterprise applications.

EAI strategy and consulting

We begin by understanding your business goals, existing IT infrastructure, and integration requirements to provide strategic EAI consulting and choose the most suitable integration approach.

Implementation

We implement EAI using various methods, including cloud, point-to-point, hub & spoke, and ESB integration scenarios, providing full assistance based on your specified requirements and design.

Ongoing optimization and maintenance

After successful implementation, you can count on our support and performance optimization. We ensure complete EAI services for the smooth functioning of your integrated applications.

Real-time monitoring and analytics

We provide real-time monitoring tools and analytics to identify bottlenecks and detect errors, ensuring the smooth and reliable functioning of integrated systems.

EAI standards we work with

In our Enterprise Application Integration projects, we utilize proven standards and protocols that help ensure interoperability and compatibility between different systems and applications. This includes:

Supported types of integrations

We offer EAI integration services based on our Integration Framework, a set of ready-to-use components for swift and high-quality IT integrations. It reduces development time and ensures seamless software cohesion. Our framework supports various types of IT integrations.

Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)

Integration based on an ESB is suited for businesses that require end-to-end integration across multiple applications, data sources, and business processes, utilizing Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

Hub & spoke integration

We offer hub & spoke integration solutions to simplify and optimize integration efforts. Our team designs the hub architecture and manages connections with individual spokes (applications or systems), streamlining the integration process for our clients.

Point-to-point integration

We provide point-to-point integration solutions for specific integrations between a limited number of applications. However, we might recommend other integration patterns, such as ESB or hub & spoke, for more extensive and scalable enterprise application integration system.

Cloud-based integration

We assist clients in integrating their cloud-based and on-premises systems. By leveraging cloud-native integration platforms, APIs, and services, we build scalable and flexible integration solutions that align with the organization’s cloud adoption strategy.

Why us

Our advantages

Unmatched expertise and best practices

We stand out in a market where EAI experts are scarce. Our team possesses the necessary skills and experience to deliver exceptional integration solutions, following industry best practices.

Robust integration framework

Our EAI solutions are built on a professional Integration Framework, utilizing ready-to-use components and processes for swift implementation in any IT integration project.

Custom error handling and troubleshooting

Simplify the integration process with our custom error handling tool. It acts as a central hub, tracking your EAI project and efficiently managing any errors that may arise.

24/7/365 support

 

Our commitment to your business success goes beyond the implementation phase. With 24/7/365 support, we ensure the optimized and uninterrupted operation of your infrastructure.

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    FAQ

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dive into our EAI FAQ for a comprehensive guide to unlocking the potential of seamless application integration.

    What is EAI (Enterprise Application Integration)?

    EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) is the process of seamlessly connecting different software applications within an organization. It enables real-time data exchange and smooth communication, streamlining operations and improving efficiency across the business. EAI plays a vital role in today’s interconnected business landscape, enabling data-driven decision-making and enhancing collaboration between various departments.

    What are the key components of Enterprise Application Integration?

    Key components of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) include data transformation, message brokers, middleware, integration adapters, BPM, ESB, APIs, real-time monitoring, scalability, and data security. Together, they enable seamless communication, smooth data exchange, and streamlined business processes.

    What is a point-to-point integration in EAI?

    Point-to-point integration in EAI refers to direct one-to-one connections between software applications within an organization. Each application is individually integrated with others it needs to communicate with, resulting in specific connections for each integration. As the number of applications grows, so does the complexity of the integration architecture.

    While this approach can work for a small number of applications, it becomes inefficient and challenging to manage as the organization’s IT ecosystem expands. Any changes or updates to one application may require adjustments to multiple connections, making maintenance and scalability difficult. As a result, point-to-point integration is not suitable for large-scale or dynamic integration requirements. Instead, organizations often turn to more flexible and scalable methods, such as Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), to achieve seamless integration.

    What are the steps to deploy an EAI solution?

    Follow these key steps to deploy an EAI solution:

    • Requirement analysis: Identify integration needs and data exchange requirements.
    • Planning and design: Create a detailed integration plan and architecture.
    • EAI solution selection: Choose a suitable solution for seamless communication.
    • Data mapping and transformation: Define data mapping and transformation rules.
    • Integration development: Implement integration logic and components.
    • Testing: Conduct rigorous testing for accuracy and real-time data exchange.
    • Deployment: Deploy the EAI solution to the production environment.
    • Monitoring and support: Implement real-time monitoring and provide ongoing support.
    • User training: Train relevant personnel on using the EAI solution.
    • Continuous improvement: Monitor performance and optimize the integration process.

    With Multishoring, you receive comprehensive assistance and end-to-end support for deploying an EAI solution. From initial requirement analysis to continuous improvement, we ensure a seamless integration process, selecting the most suitable solution for efficient communication between your IT systems.

    What are the most common challenges in EAI implementation?

    The most common challenges in EAI implementation include:

    • Integration complexity: Integrating diverse applications, each with its own data formats and protocols, can be complex and time-consuming.
    • Data inconsistency: Ensuring data consistency and accuracy across multiple systems can be challenging, leading to discrepancies and errors.
    • Security concerns: Protecting sensitive data during integration is critical to prevent data breaches and maintain data privacy.
    • Legacy system integration: Incorporating outdated legacy systems into modern architectures may require specialized knowledge and pose compatibility issues.
    • Scalability: As businesses grow, integration needs evolve, and the EAI solution must be scalable to accommodate expanding requirements.
    • Maintenance and support: Continuous monitoring, maintenance, and support are essential for the smooth functioning of integrated systems.
    • Interoperability: Ensuring seamless interaction between different platforms and technologies is crucial for effective EAI.
    • Cost and time overruns: EAI projects may face budget and timeline overruns due to unexpected complexities and challenges.
    • Resistance to change: Resistance from stakeholders and employees to adapt to new integrated systems can hinder successful EAI implementation.
    • Lack of expertise: The scarcity of EAI experts with the necessary skills and experience can make it difficult to overcome integration challenges.

    By adhering to best practices and drawing on decades of IT integration experience, you can count on our expertise to skillfully navigate complexities and proactively address any arising issues.

    What are examples of Enterprise Application Integration software?

    Examples of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) software include:

    • Microsoft BizTalk Server: A popular EAI solution that facilitates integration between various applications and systems.
    • IBM App Connect: Provides tools for integrating cloud and on-premises applications, data, and APIs.
    • Dell Boomi: Offers a cloud-based integration platform that enables the connection of various applications and data sources.
    • Oracle Integration Cloud: Allows organizations to integrate cloud and on-premises applications using a range of integration styles.
    • MuleSoft Anypoint Platform: A widely used EAI platform that offers API-led connectivity and integration solutions.
    • SAP Process Integration (SAP PI): Part of the SAP NetWeaver platform, it enables integration between SAP and non-SAP applications.
    • TIBCO BusinessWorks: Provides a comprehensive EAI platform with support for multiple integration patterns.
    • Jitterbit: A cloud-based integration platform that simplifies data and application integration.

    With adept knowledge in these platforms, we ensure seamless and efficient integration between various applications and systems, empowering businesses to streamline operations and enhance efficiency.

    How does EAI system improve business processes?

    EAI improves business processes through streamlined data exchange, enhanced efficiency, improved collaboration, faster time-to-market, cost reduction, scalability, data accuracy, and business process automation. It brings cohesion within the IT ecosystem, optimizing data flow and facilitating better decision-making, resulting in improved business performance, enhanced customer relationship management, and the attainment of a competitive edge.

    Can EAI integrate legacy systems with modern applications?

    Yes, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) can integrate legacy systems with modern applications. EAI solutions are designed to bridge the gap between different systems and technologies, allowing them to communicate and exchange data seamlessly. By leveraging integration techniques and middleware technologies, EAI can facilitate the integration of older, legacy systems with newer, modern applications. This integration enables organizations to modernize their IT infrastructure, improve data flow, and enhance overall business efficiency without having to replace their entire legacy systems.

    What are the potential risks of EAI implementation?

    The risks include complexity, data security concerns, cost overruns, integration errors, data inconsistency, performance issues, organizational resistance, and vendor lock-in. To mitigate these risks, proper planning, expertise, thorough testing, and continuous monitoring are essential. Engaging our EAI experts can help identify and address potential risks, ensuring a successful integration project.