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Modernizing Application Architecture and Infrastructure Primer for 2017

Published: 17 January 2017

ID: G00318237

Analyst(s): Anne Thomas , Elizabeth Golluscio


Application leaders responsible for architecture and infrastructure must deliver agility and scalability to support digital business. New innovations — APIs, mini- and microservices, HTAP, and cloud continuum options such as PaaS — are needed to modernize architecture and infrastructure strategies.

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 cloud platforms?
    • 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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