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Service-Oriented Architecture as a Mainframe Modernization Strategy

Published: 29 October 2010

ID: G00174569

Analyst(s): Dale Vecchio

Summary

When organizations take a strategic approach to their mainframe strategies, service-oriented architecture can provide long-term value for extending mainframe applications.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Define the Role of the Mainframe in Future Application Architecture
  • Evaluate Tools That Offer a Number of Ways to Orchestrate Legacy Transactions and Data
  • Build a Reuse Culture and Technology Infrastructure
  • Use Code Understanding/Inventory/Restructuring Tools to Improve Service Granularity

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