Drive to change business models to survive or thrive the disruption landscape creates a need for additional capital. This in-turn drives the need for efficiencies and agility of an organization at the same time. In my opinion, this can be achieved by prioritizing on the appropriate virtualization approach as required to complete the business model pivot. For example, if a bank wanted to enter insurance market as a carrier they can simply purchase such capability from a Business as a service provider rather than build the infrastructure necessary for that shift.
As all applications move into the cloud, so do their integration needs. The advantages of message oriented middleware have always been realized for a long time now. Let’s take a look at how to achieve messaging based integration while in the public cloud. The options in this space can be broadly classified into two types: