Overview

IBM Cloud Pak® for Integration brings together proven, best-in-class capabilities to deliver a streamlined integration solution. Once installed, IBM Cloud Pak for Integration eases monitoring, maintenance and upgrades, helping your enterprise stay ahead of the innovation curve.

This solution simplifies purchasing, deployment, management and maintenance of your hybrid cloud environment.

IBM Cloud Pak for Integration offers these components:

  • Platform Navigator - Provides a unified user experience with a clean interface.
  • IBM Cloud® Platform Common Services - Provides authentication, logging and monitoring services.
  • Asset Repository - Stores, manages, retrieves and enables search for integration assets.
  • Operations Dashboard - Traces transactions across Cloud Pak for Integration.
  • API Connect - Manages your APIs.
  • App Connect Enterprise - Allows you to create workflows for integration.
  • MQ Advanced - Provides robust, reliable messaging services.
  • Event Streams - Streams your events with Kafka.
  • Confluent Platform for IBM Cloud Pak for Integration - Provides a comprehensive event-streaming platform based on Kafka.
  • DataPower® Gateway - Provides gateway services.
  • Aspera® High Speed Transfer Server - Transfers files of any size quickly, reliably, and securely.

Once you have logged in, the Platform Navigator allows seamless access to all your CP4I components, without requiring additional logins.

Platform Navigator

Supported Cloud Environments

In addition to on-premises installations, IBM Cloud Pak for Integration also runs in these cloud environments.
  • IBM® Cloud
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
On these cloud platforms, Cloud Pak for Integration can run:
  • as software installations in the IaaS layer.
  • on managed OpenShift services such as Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud and Azure Red Hat OpenShift.
Note: These platforms must meet the necessary minimum system requirements for Cloud Pak for Integration, such as the correct OpenShift version. See System requirements for more information.

Installation of Multiple Cloud Paks

IBM supports installation of CP4I with other Cloud Paks on the same OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) cluster.