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Evaluate Gateway Capabilities Required to Deploy Software-Defined Architecture for Application Services

Published: 17 September 2014

ID: G00269756

Analyst(s): Ross Altman, Jess Thompson


Many organizations will extend their SOA and integration platforms to support software-defined application services. This guide for deploying a service control gateway helps leaders of integration projects and application architects select offerings that best meet those needs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Required Features for a Service Control Gateway
    • Security
    • Traffic Management
    • Message and Interface Management
    • Developer Support
    • Policy Development and Administration
  • Desirable Features for a Service Control Gateway
    • Developer Portal Extensions
    • Message Management, Monitoring and Alerting
    • Security Extensions

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