Move to the Cloud with Anypoint

MuleSoft helps you rapidly and seamlessly move to the cloud.

Harness the extensive benefits of
moving to the cloud.

Remarkably, cloud computing was introduced less than 20 years ago. Its benefits to organizations have been so profound that that today, over 93% of all businesses have adopted this innovative technology. Now ubiquitous in every market segment throughout the world, it is being refined and reinforced with new capabilities that make it even more beneficial to its users.

Moving to the cloud enables organizations to adopt SaaS applications, implement cloud-native architectures and applications, and take advantage of the cloud’s ever-increasing speed, breadth, and cost-efficiency. In doing so, it enables its users to:

  1. Improve operational efficiency – Decrease investment in on-premises infrastructure and application maintenance. According to McKinsey, moving to the cloud can reduce IT overhead costs by as much as 30-40%.
  2. Increase IT and business agility – Increase speed and adapt quickly by simplifying infrastructure configuration.
  3. Drive innovation – Leverage the power of machine learning, big data, and other innovative cloud capabilities.

Cloud technology has made such a dramatic improvement in operational performance that a recent study revealed that 81%1 of organizations have progressed to pursuing a multi-cloud strategy. They’re using a combination of on-premises and public clouds to create hybrid environments that can reduce IT overhead costs by as much as 40%.2

There is little doubt that cloud technology will continue to progress and proliferate at an astounding pace. Today, every organization needs to be on the cloud…or risk losing their market to increasingly advanced and highly differentiated competitors.

SOURCES: 1 Rightscale, 2 McKinsey

Streamline and accelerate your cloud migration.

MuleSoft Anypoint enables you to rapidly and cost-effectively move to the cloud with minimal disruption. It utilizes reusable and purposeful APIs that are developed to unlock data from systems, compose data into processes, and deliver end-user experiences. The Mulesoft platform enables you to:

Connect cloud applications

with on-premises systems, wherever they are 

Remove skill bottlenecks

by rapidly granting access to on-premises, cloud, and SaaS data via drag-and-drop tools and a wide variety of pre-built connectors

Develop, deploy, and manage containerized integration applications

 across any environment with one platform

Continuously manage and monitor all environments

with a single, simple management interface.

Organizations that have implemented MuleSoft Anypoint
to move to the cloud report:

10X faster migration off of on-premises applications

50% faster SaaS implementation

Up to 66% lower maintenance costs

With the assistance of Lightwell integration consultants, you can leverage MuleSoft Anypoint to move your organization to the cloud – rapidly and with minimal disruption. Get in touch with us to learn more about how we can improve your business processes to enhance performance and increase profitability.

When moving to the cloud, there’s an infinite number of challenges you could encounter. Let us help you overcome them.

Think about all the different things you need for a cloud migration: an endless stream of confidential data in a variety of different formats; Homegrown and legacy applications that you depend upon to keep your processes running; Connections with customers, clients, and others who are critical to your operations.

For your organization to get the full value from the initiative, you need to:

  • Securely integrate existing data and applications from on-premises to cloud infrastructure
  • Integrate SaaS applications with on-premises data and applications
  • Connect cloud-native applications across on-premises and cloud environments.

Achieving this is a daunting task. Currently, there are three main approaches for managing this process, and each of them comes with its own unique challenges:

  • 1. Lifting and shifting data and applications can be disruptive.
  • 2. Building ground-to-cloud, point-to-point interfaces to connect on-premises and cloud systems creates complexity.
  • 3. Starting from scratch by rebuilding applications to make them more cloud-friendly is time-consuming and expensive.

This involves lifting and shifting applications and data “as is” from on-premises to the cloud. But with the complexity of existing integrations between applications and systems, and the dependencies involved, this approach can result in significant service disruption and increased infrastructure costs.

This technique requires point-to-point custom code between on-premises systems, cloud applications, and infrastructure. It tightly couples on-premises systems to the cloud infrastructure that you are deploying to, hindering visibility into existing integrations and making it difficult to adhere to security and compliance requirements. This method of migration demands that integrations be redeveloped for each new SaaS application and deployment environment. The result is vendor lock-in challenges and a complicating process of decommissioning integrations over time.

In this approach, you skip migration altogether and rewrite on-premises applications in the cloud. Done poorly, this approach significantly wastes the investment put into the original applications’ data, application logic, etc., and can actually increase the cost of migration.

Obviously, whichever method is used, shifting operations to the cloud can be a slow, costly, and disruptive process. And you have to accomplish it without wreaking havoc on existing systems and processes. To overcome this challenge requires a comprehensive solution that enables rapid, seamless cloud migration – a complex undertaking that requires sophisticated software and expert planning and execution.

Lightwell consultants are experienced in the implementation of the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform and can help you manage your move to the cloud – from initial planning to connecting and training your vast network of users.

MuleSoft Anypoint enables a fast, efficient,
and secure cloud migration.

When you’re planning to migrate to the cloud, you need a solution that can work with an endless variety of data formats, platforms, and applications. MuleSoft’s Anypoint is a unified platform for integration and API lifecycle management. It’s purpose-built for vast API-led connectivity and offers a wide range of adaptive capabilities that are necessary for moving to the cloud. These include:

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Connectivity

of on-premises systems with SaaS and IaaS endpoints.

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Security

to protect data and applications moved off-premises.

360 degree view
Consumability

that allows the developer access to API and integration artifacts across deployment environments.

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Oversight

to manage and performance tune applications across on-premises and cloud environments.

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Flexibility

in deployment across any environment and migrate integrations without rework.

Drawing from an enormous Anypoint library of system, process, and experience APIs, you can implement in days what might previously have taken months to accomplish:

  • Integrate on-premises to SaaS.
  • Move data, workloads, and applications to the cloud.
  • Accelerate cloud-native application development speed.

Integrate on-premises to SaaS.

  • Implement synchronous APIs and asynchronous messaging to enable SaaS application scale.
  • Decouple cloud and on-premises endpoints with APIs that can be used across SaaS applications.
  • Implement throttling and rate-limiting API policies to insulate legacy systems.

Move data, workloads, and applications to the cloud.

  • Expose access to systems of record through system APIs.
  • Connect endpoints through an API abstraction layer between on-premises and cloud systems of record.
  • Decommission on-premises systems once data and services have been migrated to the cloud environment.

Accelerate cloud-native application development speed.

  • Integrate cloud and on-premises applications.
  • Publish well-defined reusable APIs that expose data and services from systems of record across deployment environments.

Once implemented, the Anypoint platform enables you to take advantage of the myriad opportunities made possible by cloud technology.

Achieve numerous benefits with Anypoint.

  • Seamlessly deploy and manage across any environment.
  • Future-proof your architecture.
  • Rapidly develop APIs.
  • Depend upon security by design.
  • Eliminate bottlenecks with intentional self-service.
  • Proactively resolve issues with actionable visibility.
  • Streamline multi-cloud application maintenance.

Accelerate SaaS deployment with drag-and-drop integration development for on-premises systems, SaaS applications, and cloud platform services

Built on open technologies and resilient to old and new architecture and trends, Anypoint allows you to move hybrid applications across cloud environments without re-development.

Anypoint includes hundreds of pre-built assets to accelerate time to build APIs. This includes connectors for AWS EC2, AS/400, Salesforce, and more. Organizations can quickly develop APIs that can be used to expose on-premises system functionality to cloud applications.

Anypoint supports data encryption, edge protection, and tokenization of data to prevent hackers from realizing value from data in the event of a breach. The platform complies with major security standards, including ISO 27001, SSAE 18 SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI-DSS, and others.

Anypoint Exchange provides a hub for publishing and discovering on-premises system connectivity assets that can be used across cloud integration projects. In addition, the Anypoint Platform includes an API mocking service, which further facilitates design-first development.

The Anypoint Platform provides a single management plane for all applications deployed across clouds. The platform also provides operational visibility and governance for every on-premises and cloud system endpoint.

Simplify application maintenance with a unified management console for APIs and integrations deployed across private and public clouds. Obtain detailed analytics and insights on traffic and compute utilization. ​

MuleSoft provides the integration technology.
Lightwell supplies the integration expertise.

Your cloud migration initiative is important to your business. But the transition is as complex as it is critical, and any disruption could have far-reaching implications for you, your customers, and your business partners. That’s why you’ve got to get it right the first time.

MuleSoft provides a comprehensive platform that incorporates all the functions you need to move to the cloud rapidly, holistically, and confidently. It offers the flexibility, agility, and security you need to future-proof your architecture and begin to reap the many benefits of cloud technology.

Lightwell consultants are experts in MuleSoft technology and cloud migration. We’ve helped organizations throughout the world successfully move to the cloud and reap the benefits of improved integration.

We’ll collaborate with your team to get you where you need to be – quickly, securely, and affordably.

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Learn more about MuleSoft and Lightwell solutions:

MuleSoft Anypoint Platform Capabilities

Anypoint for API Management

Build your strategy and manage the full API lifecycle – including designing, building, testing, securing, managing, and retiring APIs  – through a single comprehensive platform.

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Anypoint for Business Automation

Unlock data from any system and automate processes quickly and easily, enabling you to transform your business, improve efficiency, and deliver better business results faster.

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Anypoint for Data Integration

Enable the seamless flow of data across systems no matter how complex your systems are and where they reside – with a solution that combines batch and real-time processing for application and data integration.

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Anypoint for DevOps

Innovate faster by accelerating the adoption of DevOps best practices, and leverage API-ed connectivity to complement and enhance your DevOps model.

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Anypoint for IPaaS

Use one simple, unified platform and a highly available architecture to integrate any application, data, or device at lightning speed.

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MuleSoft Anypoint Platform Use Cases

360 Degree View of the Customer with Anypoint

Gain a consolidated view of customer data by integrating disparate systems, multiple data formats, and changing data sources. Understand and anticipate their needs, and differentiate your company through more engaging and personalized experiences.

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Legacy System Modernization with Anypoint

Connect legacy systems quickly, lower maintenance costs, deliver digital initiatives faster, and future-proof your systems by rapidly modernizing SOA web services and legacy applications, exposing them as APIs.

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Omnichannel with Anypoint

Deliver a consistent, seamless omnichannel experience by building a digital platform of applications, data and devices that enable consistent, seamless, omnichannel customer experiences. Build and execute omnichannel strategies that result in faster time to market, improved customer satisfaction, and increased revenue.

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eCommerce with Anypoint

Integrate your eCommerce applications with legacy applications quickly, launch new eCommerce platforms faster, and scale across your brands and regions using pre-built connectors, integration templates, and reusable assets.

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We provide comprehensive, end-to-end services to assist organizations throughout their modernization and digital transformation initiatives.

Whether you need an integration expert to help you plan your API and integration strategies, a team of consultants to help you implement and manage the MuleSoft solution, or want us to handle it all for you – we can help. 

API and Integration Assessments and Strategy Consulting

Our comprehensive integration assessment enables your organization to understand, evaluate, and optimize its end-to-end Integration capabilities, and develop and effective strategy for success. 

Integration Architecture

Our experienced Integration architects help you develop a comprehensive and scalable Integration Architecture that meets your business needs while remaining cost-effective. We also help determine whether a cloud, on-premise, or hybrid solution is right for you.

Comprehensive Integration Consulting Services

Lightwell experts provide comprehensive integration consulting services around the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform. These may include:

  • Solution planning and assessments
  • Solution design and architecture
  • Anypoint implementation
  • Upgrades and migrations
  • Integration services
  • Managed services for MuleSoft
  • Cloud services

API Development Services

We ensure best practices are followed every step of the way as we help you:

  • Develop and optimize business processes and data flows
  • Apply new API capabilities to B2B Integration, supply chain, and omnichannel
  • Develop and test new APIs

Integration Support and Optimization

Our consultants provide expertise and guidance to optimize your system’s performance. Our service includes thorough examination, diagnosis, and where appropriate, treatment options to ensure your systems and integrations remain in optimal condition.

Integration Staffing and Recruiting

With decades of IT staffing and recruiting expertise, we help you find, recruit and place the skilled resources you need for your API and integration initiatives on a short term or permanent basis.

Integration Managed Services

Our dedicated team members can manage everything for your on-premise or cloud solution via our integration managed services.

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You know how important it is that you adopt cloud technology to differentiate your organization and succeed in a highly competitive market.

Contact Lightwell to learn more about MuleSoft Anypoint and how we help you leverage it to accelerate your cloud migration.

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