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2017 Strategic Roadmap for Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration

Published: 21 September 2017

ID: G00331056

Analyst(s): Anne Thomas , Elizabeth Golluscio , Keith Guttridge


A digital business technology platform is built, not bought. Gartner's roadmap will help application leaders modernize their application infrastructure by implementing a multigrained mesh app and service architecture (MASA) and pairing it with a pervasive, enterprisewide integration competency.

Table Of Contents


  • Future State
    • Multigrained MASA
    • Blended Infrastructure Strategy, Leveraging the Hybrid Application Platform
    • Pervasive Integration Competency, Leveraging the Hybrid Integration Platform
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Year 0: Higher Priority
    • Year 1: Medium Priority
    • Year 3: Lower Priority

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