Jul 01, 2008
Download Data Integration (DI) is expensive and difficult � that�s how business views it today. But does it need to be? This paper examines the promise of the current data integration tools and assesses how well that promise has been fulfilled. Against this background the gaps, opportunities, and challenges are identified. Also included are key requirements for the future, the new data integration tools becoming available, and how these are better able to meet the requirement for lower total cost of ownership (TCO) of today�s more agile and faster-moving businesses. The paper features 10 tips for selecting the next DI tool.