Friday, 12 May 2017

Oracle Integration Cloud Service(ICS)

This is my first blog on Oracle Integration Cloud Service(ICS) that would be very useful for all the folks who are interested in learning new Oracle Cloud Service.

In subsequent series of blogs, we will walk you through the concepts as well as running the demo.

Let's get started with the small concept of ICS.

What is Oracle Integration Cloud Service(ICS)?

Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) is Oracle’s integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). It provides a web-based interface to integrate Software as a Service (SaaS) and on-premise applications. It includes various technology and application adapters.

Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) is a simple and powerful integration platform in the cloud to maximize the value of your investments in SaaS and on-premises applications.

Oracle Integration Cloud Service is Oracle's integration platform as a service (iPaaS) and includes an intuitive web-based integration designer for point and click integration between applications, a rich monitoring dashboard that provides real-time insight into the transactions, all of it running on a mature runtime platform on Oracle Cloud.

ICS will help customers accelerate their integration projects by pre-integrating with several SaaS Applications and will significantly shorten their time-to-market through a highly intuitive user interface and a large library of SaaS Adapters

Advantages of ICS
  • Fast
  • Enterprise grade
  • Simple
  • Little knowledge of technologies required
What integration we can do with ICS?
  • Integration of SaaS to SaaS application
  • Integration of SaaS to on-premises application
  • Integration of on-premises to SaaS application
  • Integration of on-premises to on-premises application
Adapters available in ICS

Oracle provides a number of adapters for use with Oracle Integrated Cloud Service. Till ICS version 17.1.3, ICS contains 50 adapters. Below is the full list of available Adapters that can be used to directly integrate your SaaS and on-premises application.
  • Adobe eSign
  • AQ
  • Ariba
  • Concur
  • DB2
  • DocuSign
  • Eloqa
  • Eventbrite
  • Evernote
  • Facebook
  • File
  • FTP
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Mail
  • Google Task
  • JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • JMS
  • LinkedIn
  • Logistics
  • MailChimp
  • Microsoft Calendar
  • Microsoft Contact
  • Microsoft Email
  • Microsoft SQLServer
  • MySQL
  • NetSuite
  • Oracle Commerce Cloud
  • Oracle CPQ
  • Oracle Database
  • Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Oracle ERP Cloud
  • Oracle Field Service Cloud
  • Oracle HCM Cloud
  • Oracle Messaging Cloud Service
  • Oracle RightNow
  • Oracle Sales Cloud
  • Oracle Siebel
  • Oracle Utilities
  • Responsys
  • REST
  • Salesforce
  • SAP
  • ServiceNow
  • SOAP
  • SRM Cloud Adapter
  • Successfactors
  • SurveyMonkey
  • Trello
  • Twilio
  • Twitter
For more details about adapters please go through the link

Security capabilities in Integration Cloud Service?

There are several dimensions of security that Integration Cloud Service supports.
  • Physical/Data center security - provided by Oracle Cloud Data Centers.
  • ICS Product Security – ensuring that your ICS environment is secured from external threats and also ensure the security of any customer's data and metadata within the ICS ecosystem.
  • ICS capabilities to securely integrate with Oracle's own SaaS apps on OPC seamlessly.
  • ICS capabilities to securely integrate with any third party Application (generic SOAP/REST API based interface).
  • ICS capabilities to securely integrate with on-premises applications


  1. Is integration platform provided by Oracle only or are there other players in this field as well?

    1. Hi Sanjeev,

      There are other also:

      1) Dell Boomi
      2) BMC Automation edge

      More you can find on google.

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