Trujay Group is a middleware consulting company located in Austin, TX. We’ve dedicated countless hours to researching the available iPaaS vendors in the market in order to be able to offer this as a service.
We’re proudly partnered with Dell Boomi, Bedrock Data, Workato, Scribe, and HubSpot, for whom we offer services to their premium integration customers. If these technology vendors don’t meet your needs, we’ll find one that does.
There are many things to consider before selecting middleware. Below are a few.
No two iPaaS platforms are the same, and many support some data sources and not others.
When selecting your middleware, ensure that it will work for you for all of your data sources, not just the ones you have an immediate need for now.
Most will have connectors available for the more popular CRM and Marketing Automation systems, but do you also need to eventually integrate a Finance system? How about a flat file? A Support tool, perhaps?
Cost varies quite greatly between the various iPaaS platforms due to the difference in features, services, and support.
Be aware that most integration platforms will cost around $300-$600/month for SMB customers and $2,000-$10,000+ for Enterprise customers.
The cost may seem high, but you’re paying much more in time wasted as your team manually enters or extracts data. Also ensure that you understand if the license cost encompasses the software implementation as well as ongoing monthly support.
While your preferred iPaaS vendor might have a connector for your needed systems, they might not support certain pieces of those systems.
Ensure that all objects that you need to integrate can be accessed, that you can sync to/from custom fields, that you can manipulate data if needed, and that you can filter and otherwise control the flow of data.
Performance & Scale
Many of the smaller iPaaS vendors can readily support up to 100k records, and you’ll typically start to see performance issues beyond that.
If you have a Big Data need, ensure that your vendor can support that. Even if you’re a small company now, check to see that the platform can support your sync volume as your business grows.
Setting up an integration can take a handful of hours or hundreds of hours, depending on the complexity. Do you have internal resources with integration experience and deep understanding of your systems and the iPaaS platform?
Find out if you’re responsible for implementing the solution or if that is a service that is offered by the iPaaS vendor or one of their partners.
Once you’re live, who will maintain the integration? It may seem that it’s enough to have access to the vendor’s support team, but you’ll spend a lot of time researching and correcting errors.
Do some research (or ask us!) to find the best iPaaS platforms in the market.
If you’d like to explore other iPaaS platforms, just reach out!