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Agenda Overview for Application Infrastructure, 2014

Published: 02 January 2014

ID: G00259759

Analyst(s): Keith Guttridge , Benoit Lheureux , Massimo Pezzini , Jess Thompson, Yefim Natis


Accelerating business behavior and factors such as the Nexus of Forces directly affect application infrastructure (middleware) requirements. IT leaders looking to successfully achieve business objectives must develop their integration strategies and overall approaches to leveraging middleware.

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Key Issues

  • How will the Nexus of Forces, evolving application strategy and the changing role of IT create new requirements and opportunities for application and data integration?
  • How will platform and integration middleware evolve to address the rapid change in applications, processes and business requirements?

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