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Modernizing Application Architecture and Infrastructure Primer for 2016

Published: 29 January 2016

ID: G00293066

Analyst(s): Anne Thomas


Digital business imperatives are driving application leaders to modernize their application architecture and infrastructure strategies to support modern agility and scalability requirements. This initiative examines topics such as APIs, SOA, microservices, in-memory computing and PaaS.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we adopt modern architectural innovations?
    • How do we implement a successful API program?
    • Where, when and how should we adopt PaaS?
    • How do we modernize our on-premises application infrastructure?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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