Benefits of ESB
The ability to adapt rapidly is a prerequisite in today’s competitive business world. This is where enterprise service bus comes in handy, to help you integrate business processes and applications easily and rapidly in order to meet opportunities and challenges head on. An ESB infrastructure can reduce costs and enhance operational performance.
Owing to its flexibility, ESB can be used to achieve the objective of SOA, and allows for integrating services and applications. It powers the SOA by reducing the size, complexity and number of interfaces. In addition, it can help simplify the connection of dissimilar applications.
2. Web connectivity
The ESB also offers web connectivity, including smart integration and JMS messaging. WebSpere ESB delivers better integration to connect business applications through a flexible interface. ESB also helps create value to existing information and applications.
3. Easy to use
The tools used in ESB are not complex and require trivial programing skills. In other words, you don’t need Java to use the platform as it interactive, integrated and offers a great visual experience. Moreover, it is easy to build, develop, test, and deploy service components, and better comprehension of samples.
4. Saves time
ESB has become popular as it is cost effective, providing support to ISV solutions, including JD Edwards, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Seibel, and SAP. It saves development costs and time by utilizing inbuilt features such as message logging and content based routing.
5. Seamless data integration
Unlike other platforms, ESB allows seamless integration of applications and processes. It can easily solve complex business challenges with ease. The WebSphere Service Bus improves performance, scalability and availability. In addition, it reduces maintenance costs and software development.
An ESB requires analysis skills to manage, operate and configure the protocols. Although they system requires more effort to set up the functional elements, it is of no commercial value.