Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Application Infrastructure, 2013

Published: 02 January 2013

ID: G00245335

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Ben Huang , Jess Thompson , Benoit Lheureux , Yefim Natis

Summary

Gartner's Application Infrastructure research agenda will examine on-premises and cloud approaches to middleware to help application managers, directors of application infrastructure and other IT leaders understand the market and the opportunities it offers.

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Analysis

Key Issues

  • How is the Nexus of Forces (mobile, social, cloud and information) affecting the role and consumption of application infrastructure?
  • How are on-premises and cloud-based business applications and application infrastructure evolving relative to each other, and how will this influence middleware choices in support of applications?
  • What are the trends in enterprise adoption and best practices for integration middleware, and how will the providers, solutions and markets evolve?
  • What are the trends in enterprise adoption and best practices for platform middleware, and how will the providers, solutions and markets evolve?
  • What are the trends in enterprise adoption and best practices for PaaS, and how will the providers, solutions and markets evolve?
  • What are the trends in enterprise adoption for IMC, and how will its enabling technologies, products, vendors and markets evolve?

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