Integration continues to be a major challenge for both cloud adopters and cloud vendors. A recent KPMG survey found that of approximately 350 executives, nearly a third found cloud to be harder and more expensive than they anticipated, in large part because of integration problems.
There are four basic options for solving cloud integration. Keep in mind that your cloud service provider may offer these options for free or as an add-on, but your organization can also handle the integration separately with a third-party provider or by building it yourself.
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