An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief

Magic Software is a well-established on-premises integration vendor. It has particular expertise in manufacturing, in particular with Oracle’s aging JD Edwards ERP software.

The most remarkable differentiator of xpi, Magic’s on-premises integration offering, is the incorporation of the GigaSpaces XAP in-memory data grid, which provides higher performance transaction processing as compared to traditional integration technologies.

Magic’s newest offering, xpc, is a fully cloud-native integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS). Magic claims that xpc has all new code, leaving the xpi codebase behind. As a result, xpc is able to offer all the modern bells and whistles one would expect from cloud-native middleware: it is fully containerized, microservices-based, multitenant, and offers real-time data processing.

In fact, the two products have largely different value propositions. xpc is best-suited for cloud-native companies and smaller organizations, while complex enterprise integration scenarios remain better suited to xpi.

An upcoming hosted xpi option will help address the needs of cloud-first enterprises who want the best of both worlds.

Copyright © Intellyx LLC. Intellyx publishes the Agile Digital Transformation Roadmap poster, advises companies on their digital transformation initiatives, and helps vendors communicate their agility stories. As of the time of writing, none of the organizations mentioned in this article are Intellyx customers. To be considered for a Brain Candy article, email us at pr@intellyx.com.

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