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The Nexus Effect and How the Nexus of Forces Alters Established Architecture Models

Published: 07 September 2012

ID: G00238661

Analyst(s): Yefim Natis


Strategic IT solution planners and application architects must establish a "next" architecture framework for next application initiatives to reflect new demands from the Nexus of Forces of cloud computing, social, mobile and information.

Table Of Contents


  • Planners
  • The Next, Nexus-Enabled Application Architecture in Five Core Principles
    • Use SOA as the Core Foundation for All New Application Planning
    • Use SoC Principles to Design the Nexus-Enabled Service Architecture
    • Use EDA to Facilitate Real-Time or Near-Real-Time Information Stream Processing
    • Use WOA to Participate in the Global-Class Application and Information Exchange
    • Manage Application, Cloud Computing, Mobile and Social Services as an Open-Service Ecosystem to Facilitate a Nexus-Enabled IT Culture and Practices
  • Bottom Line

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