We are in the middle of an IT recession, so that has slowed things down considerably. Indeed, we do need to address the application integration problem within most enterprises and most have done very little work if any. As time goes on, as with other technologies, the need will drive the market including the rise of application integration technology from Tibco, Mercator, SeeBeyond, WebMethods, etc...What's more, enterprises will see application integration for what it is, a strategic necessity.
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