Gartner Research

Service Mediation

Published: 03 July 2012

ID: G00234656

Analyst(s): Anne Thomas


Service mediators support infrastructure capabilities and automatic policy enforcement in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) runtime environment. Service mediators can be deployed throughout the environment using a combination of layered configurations, thus enabling robust security and reliability. This Reference Architecture template describes the topological configuration options for service mediation.

Table Of Contents

Template Applicability

Template Map

Template Diagram

Template Description

  • Template Components
    • Centralized PEP
    • Intermediary PEP
    • Endpoint PEP
    • Services
    • Service Containers
    • Perimeter Layer
    • Policy Repositories

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