Making The Connection
As data proliferates across on-premises and multi-cloud systems, integrating data from multiple disparate sources for operational and analytical tasks has become a major challenge.
Gartner estimates that the market for data integration tools grew at 6.8 percent in 2020, down slightly from 7 percent in 2019 and was largely not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn.
“This is because data integration is key to running mission-critical systems – not a luxury/discretionary tool purchase,” the market research firm says in the recently released Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools report.
The Gartner report takes a look at 18 vendors in the data integration arena, identifying the leaders, challengers, visionaries and niche players in the data integration space.
A number of vendors, including companies like Matillion and Fivetran, focus specifically on data integration products. A number of business intelligence software companies like Qlik and Tibco provide data integration tools as part of their product lineups. And major vendors like IBM, Oracle and SAP recognize the importance of data integration in supporting IT operations and initiatives.
For solution providers, data integration tools have become a critical component of IT service practices in data management, business analytics, application integration, cloud migration and digital transformation. The report offers insight into which companies solution providers should consider partnering with – and why,