An independent research firm has given API and management and analytics provider TIBCO Software a vote of confidence in its integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaas) and hybrid integration platform (HiP) report.
TIBCO received the highest score in the 14 criteria in the current offering category, and has likewise scored well in the strategy category for the market approach criterion, and in the market presence category for the revenue and number of customers criteria.
Thomas Been, chief marketing officer at TIBCO, said in a media statement that 2018 saw a tremendous adoption of its cloud-based offering.
“TIBCO’s performance in the report’s categories, such as user experience, time to value, and API creation and management, validates our overall strategy and the feedback we have incorporated from our customers,” Been said.
The Forrester Wave: iPaaS And Hybrid Integration Platforms report analyzes past research, user need assessments, and vendor and expert interviews to develop the initial evaluation criteria.
The latest report evaluated 15 different software vendors with 25 criteria split into three high-level categories of current offering, strategy, and market presence.
The Forrester report noted that TIBCO “provides an all-purpose integration solution ... in addition to the broad spectrum of integration scenarios.”
It cited the company’s differentiators as: “embedded integration environment within Salesforce, advanced support for IoT integration, a focus on diminishing operational costs with operational intelligence, and the capability to run on AWS Lambda to benefit from the spot market pricing model.”
According to Forrester, vendors that can make integration easier as well as provide a broad set of integration scenarios position themselves to successfully deliver in any public, private, hybrid, and/or multi-cloud environment.
TIBCO cloud integration offers a bundle of products, including scribe for iPaas, BusinessWorks for a hybrid integration platform, and flogo as a development environment for lightweight deployments of internet-of-things (ioT) integration.
“This broad offering supports application, data, B2B, and ioT integration as well as API creation and management coupled with TIBCO Software’s API management environment,” the report noted.