Integrating to SaaS Software Using Connectors Technological advancement in the twenty-first century has led to the rise of what is commonly referred to as software as a service systems. This is a model whereby software is sold to customers on demand basis. This means that a software which is, for example known to offer services such as marketing, inventory management and sales could in instances not offer all these services to a given user. In this case, a client who is only interested in sales and marketing services will only purchase those two functions and hence not have to pay for the third service of inventory control. For software as a service approach, clients are usually permitted access to the services they consider necessary once they login to a system. Given the nature of this types of software, it is required that they are available on the cloud and therefore they save the customer the need of having to host it themselves. Hosting software on the cloud does, however, come with a big disadvantage. The main challenge for cloud-based software is that they exclude legacy systems which are not cloud based. Owing to this fact, these systems need to be integrated with the software that is not hosted on the cloud. For such software, integration must be done using what is termed as connectors Connectors are usually designed with the goal of making a software more useful through the approach of integration Integration through connectors can be done through the two main ways of one, custom created connectors and two, through cloud-based integrations.
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Custom made connectors are usually made by software developers who in most cases are not the vendors of the software to be integrated. The connectors help in solving needs which are specific to a user and as such, those needs were never considered by the vendor of the software. Although custom made connectors solve a lot of integration needs, they are usually cost intensive and are hardly scalable. Also, they are not easy to maintain since they require to be updated regularly in order to remain relevant.
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Integration through the cloud seeks to bring together developers who after developing the connectors share those connectors with customers. Considering the large numbers of developers who come together, normally there are chances that they will contribute more knowledge and experience in order to design very efficient, thoroughly tested and hardened pool of connectors which can solve virtually any customer need. Connectors meant for cloud integration are usually more advantageous that custom made connectors. They are usually less costly and very scalable and therefore are able to solve many clients’ needs at a go. These connectors are also easy to maintain compared to custom made connectors.