What is integration?

  • (noun): The act of combining into an integral whole.
    Synonyms: consolidation
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on integration:

Data Fusion - Data Integration
... of the geospatial domain, differences in the usage of the terms Data integration and Data fusion apply ... In areas such as business intelligence, for example, data integration is used to describe the combining of data, whereas data fusion is integration followed by reduction or replacement ... Data integration might be viewed as set combination wherein the larger set is retained, whereas fusion is a set reduction technique with improved confidence ...
Kainos - Services - Cloud Integration
... Cloud integration (the business of plumbing cloud computing components into the organisation) is a natural extension of Kainos's core systems integration capability ... Kainos advise on and work with every combination of public and private clouds, and ensure secure integration with legacy systems as appropriate ...
Integration - Other Uses
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GXS
... multinational business-to-business integration company headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States ... It is one of the world's largest integration service providers ... Its core technology platform, GXS Trading Grid(r), is the world's largest integration cloud, managing more than twelve billion transactions in 2011 ...

More definitions of "integration":

  • (noun): An operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined.

Famous quotes containing the word integration:

    The only phenomenon with which writing has always been concomitant is the creation of cities and empires, that is the integration of large numbers of individuals into a political system, and their grading into castes or classes.... It seems to have favored the exploitation of human beings rather than their enlightenment.
    Claude Lévi-Strauss (b. 1908)

    Look back, to slavery, to suffrage, to integration and one thing is clear. Fashions in bigotry come and go. The right thing lasts.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    The more specific idea of evolution now reached is—a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
    Herbert Spencer (1820–1903)