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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017: Mesh App and Service Architecture

Published: 21 March 2017

ID: G00319580

Analyst(s): Samantha Searle , David Cearley , Mike Walker , Yefim Natis , Anne Thomas


Digital business ecosystems demand a new approach to application architecture. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must embrace the mesh app and service architecture to deliver adaptable systems that maximize current and future business value.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Mesh App and Service Architecture Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where MASA Fits in the Top 10
  • Applications, Apps, Services and APIs
    • Apps
    • Services
    • APIs
  • Advanced MASA With Event-Driven Design
  • New Technologies for MASA
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

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