This IDC study provides taxonomical definitions for the data integration and access software market. The study segments the market into data access, movement, integration, and governance functional categories. Market segments include bulk data movement, dynamic data movement, composite data frameworks, general data quality, domain-based matching and cleansing, master data definition and control, and metadata management.
"The data integration and access software market continues to grow, expand, and shift to meet the needs of 3rd Platform data and information management," says Stewart Bond, research director for Data Integration Software at IDC. "Data integration solutions are responding to the need for improved trust, availability, security, and compliance of data being generated by, persisted in, and consumed across the pillars of the 3rd Platform."