What is application and data integration?

Application and data integration is what allows you to connect applications and data across all environments. With the capabilities from IBM Cloud Pakᵀᴹ for Integration, you can safely and instantly connect applications, data, legacy systems and modern technologies across on-premises, hybrid and multicloud environments. IBM App Connect offers multiple tooling experiences that ensure rapid results.

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A catalog of prebuilt connectors

Connect applications on premises or in the cloud, and build integration flows fast with your choice of prebuilt connectors for SaaS products, APIs, message queues and mainframes.

A gallery of prebuilt templates

Hit the ground running with prebuilt flows for common patterns. Even non-technical users can create integration flows quickly with templates to build APIs and automate workflows.

Pre-launch integration testing

Gauge the strength and stability of your integrations before they go live. Specify your own sample data to rapidly test complex mappings while authoring flows in the dashboard.

One-click asset deployment

Save time and avoid integration pitfalls by seamlessly publishing your flows with one click into the API lifecycle capability for management and socialization in IBM Cloud Pak.

Expanded callable flows

Build and expose message flows to be called whether they run on-premises or in the cloud to create seamless hybrid integrations.

Development workspace

Make development more efficient and clearly visualize complex integrations with an integrated development environment and graphical user interface based on the Eclipse platform.


Build and manage an API

Build powerful RESTful APIs that more securely access back-end data in a matter of minutes. See how IBM Cloud Pak capabilities — API lifecycle management and application and data integration — complement each other.

Watch how to build powerful APIs (08:46)

Build an event-driven flow

See how to use application integration to automatically send customers a welcome email when new leads are added to your CRM system.

Watch how to create an event-action integration (06:27)

Copy and synchronize your data

See how application integration enables you to quickly copy data between applications using IBM's pre-configured templates.

Watch how to maintain accurate and effective data (04:20)

100 popular application connectors are included with more being added regularly.


"The ability to be able to support thousands of integrations moving millions of transactions every day, with a very small team, is a huge benefit to our company."

– Chris Sinkwitz, vice president of application development, Meritage Homes Corp.

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