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We are excited that for the fifth consecutive time Gartner has positioned Microsoft as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide. We believe this placement is a testament to our continued investments in customers’ integration needs.

 

A Gartner Magic Quadrant is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving you a wide-angle view of the relative positions of the market's competitors. By applying a graphical treatment and a uniform set of evaluation criteria, a Magic Quadrant helps you quickly ascertain how well technology providers are executing their stated visions and how well they are performing against Gartner's market view.

An integration solution for all developers

Enterprise business depends on all kinds of applications-packaged, software as a service (SaaS), and custom-built. Business value is realized when these applications integrate with each other. Microsoft’s enterprise integration offering, Azure Integration Services, brings these varied applications together-empowering organizations to create differentiated customer and partner experiences. What’s more, this integration extends beyond the traditional organization boundaries-encompassing applications from suppliers, customers, and business partners.

Every enterprise integration use case is different. Azure Integration Services provides a comprehensive set of services that can be used standalone or in combination to build an integration solution that meets our customers’ unique needs.

Both professional and citizen developers can leverage the power and flexibility of Azure Integration Services to create business value. With support for Azure Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code extensions, Azure DevOps, GitHub Actions, App Insights, and Azure Monitor, we bring an intuitive user experience to professional developers on the platform of their choice. When used in conjunction with Microsoft Power Platform, citizen developers can also build a breadth of integration solutions for low-code application development.

As a part of the larger Azure platform, we provide seamless integration and access to all the additional Azure services. The flexibility to only pay for what you need makes Azure Integration Services a cost-effective and agile solution. Customers can get started without any license commitment or upfront purchasing and scale seamlessly with their integration needs and usage.

Powering our customers’ digital transformation initiatives

Enterprise integration is the cornerstone of digital transformation initiatives. Azure Integration Services is on a mission to bring your technology investments together, be it on-premises or in the cloud. It enables businesses to embrace new applications while still maintaining connectivity with their legacy systems via hybrid app integration and full lifecycle API management.

Cargolux, Europe’s biggest all-cargo airline, accelerated its digital transformation using Azure Integration Services. Our integration solution has enabled Cargolux to build a digital ecosystem and generate value for both their internal teams and their customers. Cargolux now exposes services supporting flight operations, airplane maintenance, and cargo management programmatically using Azure API Management offering secure customer access for fast, automated transactions.

Through Azure API Management, we can provide direct API connection to our environment for customer systems so that they can do direct bookings on the spot. It’s opened up a new world in helping customers get their cargo onto our planes.“-Alfons Seesink, Chief Technology Officer, Cargolux

Modernize workflows with low or no code

Many enterprises customers like Manulife and DHL have chosen Azure Logic Apps to boost their developer productivity by automating their business-critical workflows. This was all made possible by over 600 out-of-the-box Azure Logic Apps connectors to Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Salesforce, SAP, Twitter, and more that help seamlessly connect data, events, and resources across applications and systems-without writing any code. Additionally, the solution also provides the extensibility to write custom connectors.

With Logic Apps, everything communicates without errors. It took me just a few hours to get the first proof of concept out. Now we use it to automate so many of our business processes.” -Rohit Mistry, Infrastructure Analyst, Manulife

With the integration capabilities we’ve gained through Azure, employees can now simplify or eliminate the most tedious parts of their jobs and contribute in more valuable ways.” -Fekko Roelofs, Program Manager Robotics Hub & Resource Orchestration at DHL Supply Chain, DHL

Coca-Cola used custom-built Azure Logic Apps connectors to automate their bottling operations, internal and external order processing, and connecting data across systems, accelerating its time-to-market.

We also value the extensibility of the platform, enabling us to build and integrate custom connectors.” -Jared Simmons, Systems Analyst, Coca-Cola

Succeeding together

The exponential rise in the data, applications, and systems in use at enterprises can make enterprise integration a daunting undertaking. Azure Integration Services is here to help. Our battle-hardened solution coupled with our enterprise-wide expertise makes us a unique partner on your digital transformation journey. Learn how organizations like yours use Azure Integration Services to accelerate their digital transformation journeys.

Download a complimentary copy of the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide to learn why Microsoft is named a Leader.

 


Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide, Keith Guttridge, Andrew Comes, Saikat Ray, 24 January 2023 . The report was earlier named as Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service. Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark and Magic Quadrant is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Gartner Reprint. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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