Big data integration platforms help facilitate and analyze big data integrations across cloud applications. They will typically facilitate the intgration between big data processing solutions, applications and databases. Big data integration platforms usually require big data to have been processed prior to integration, but they facilitate the use of big data sets and insights. Companies use these to manage and store big data clusters and use them within cloud applications. They can help simplify the management of enormous amounts of data collected from IoT endpoints, applications, and communications. Some big data integration tools provide stream analytics capabilities, but provide more functionality for data management.
To qualify for inclusion in the Big Data Integration category, a product must: