Cloud Integration Platform

What Does Cloud Integration Platform Mean?

A cloud integration platform is a service that provides the tools and technologies to enable integration between local data and file sources, applications, systems and IT environments and cloud-hosted data and applications. It is a system integration platform that uses various solutions, services and platforms to enable the real-time exchange of data, commands and processes between on-site and cloud systems.


Techopedia Explains Cloud Integration Platform

Cloud integration platforms are used in organizations and IT environments where some form of data, application or infrastructure is sourced from the cloud. Typically, a cloud integration platform must provide a direct and reliable connection between on-site and cloud environments, as well as integration and interconnectivity of different applications, platform compatibility and the security and integrity of all data that passes between different systems.


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