Integration & Collaboration

Glue Reply has expertise in Integration Strategy & Architecture, API Design, Delivery, Support and Capability Establishment. We define and deliver best in class solutions that meet the needs of the Enterprise, enabling organisations to exploit changes in the market through effective technology and business integration.

In this evolving and disruptive world, an organisations' ability to provide a holistic and consistent customer experience has never been more important. This however creates challenges with managing the different demands of traditional back end IT and the multi modal requirements of Digital. Effective integration and the reuse of API’s is now a critical capability in all organisations. Glue Reply is a leader in supporting clients on their journey to maturity.

Glue Reply works alongside clients to aid them in effectively establishing and maturing their integration capabilities. Glue Reply aims to establish Integration Foundations that are vendor agnostic to support longevity while providing deep technology expertise through the development and implementation phases.

Glue Reply has a long and illustrious integration heritage having worked with many leading organisations to deliver integration services since the early 2000’s. Glue Reply is now established as a premier professional services provider of many of the leading integration technologies including but not limited to MuleSoft, Dell Boomi, Apigee, Talend and Software AG.

Integration Managed Service

Integration Strategy

Within an environment of a changing landscape and with requirements for increasing customer centricity, organisations need to have a clear and well communicated integration strategy.

Glue Reply works with customers to define their future proof integration journey, ensuring they remain relevant and adaptive while effectively enabling change in a controlled manner.

Capability Establishment

Adopting modern day integration technology approaches such as APIs, Microservices, Containers and Functions requires a fundamental shift in an organisations capabilities across people, process and technology.

Glue Reply leverages its established frameworks and toolkits to define and embed new capabilities in line with the specific business needs and industry. Glue Reply's consultants work alongside their customers to bring them on the maturity journey ensuring that value is realised early.

Furthermore Glue Reply supports organisations in the overarching Enablement, Upskilling and Governance of the function, providing control within this sustained capability.

API Design & Implementation

From their architectural roots Glue Reply adopted an approach of ‘Design Right’, through this Glue Reply ensure they can implement change quickly and effectively.

Glue Reply supports it customers by embedding best practices and standards into organisations. Furthermore Glue Reply will assist its customers in the development, testing and deployment of these new functionalities and capabilities.

E2E Managed Service

Glue Reply has packaged its extensive end to end integration services into a comprehensive and competitive managed service. Providing its customers with a highly skilled one stop shop for integration.

Glue Reply will manage:

  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Development
  • Support


Case Study


Glue Reply helps Inchcape enhance customer experience and deliver to the diverse market demands through centralized data integration using the relevant digital technologies.



Best Practice

New integration capability

In order to deliver integration successfully and systematically, the discipline of integration needs to be managed as a capability. Glue Reply has been helping organisations establish and improve their integration capability.


Best Practice

Integration Modernisation

The integration industry is very mature having seen relatively little technological change in the last 20 years. Cloud has brought change in terms of where data is located, how we connect to it and how vendors offer up technology. This paper looks at many of the recurring themes and challenges that organisations encounter in the modernisation of their integration environment and why a change agenda is important.


Best Practice

Microservices for Application Supplementation

Major organizations rely heavily on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) or packaged applications, which come with pre-configured tested functionality as these are built on leading industry best practices. This paper describes the problem and illustrates an example reference architecture that allows for COTS to stay vanilla.

IT Transformation

Best Practice

Dealing with Mass Automation

Automation is intrinsically linked with IT technology, yet in terms of readiness for automation IT organisations find themselves often completely unprepared. The introduction of automation places some important requirements on the IT architecture of an organisation and those that have a clear response to this are the ones who can realise the vision of automation quickly and less painfully.


White Paper

Integration patterns in Microservice architecture

Microservices are the evolution of best-practice application design principles that shape the delivery of solutions to the business in the form of services. This paper, developed by Glue Reply, details about the different challenges from an integration perspective in a microservice architecture and different options to address them.


White Paper

Evaluation of IPAAS

iPaaS platforms are gaining momentum and are recognised as one of the key enablers of digital transformation for their ability to provide for ever-changing business requirements with lower cost, productivity (quick-to-market), scalable solutions. This whitepaper provides insights into vGlue Reply’s iPaaS evaluation methodology which has evolved and been successfully applied to perform assessments for customers of various sizes and maturity.