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A New Style Is Emerging in the Enterprise: Software-Defined Architecture

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

According to Gartner’s Yefim V. Natis, VP & Fellow, a new enterprise architectural style is rising these days: Software-Defined Architecture (SDA).During the Gartner webinar entitled Software-Defined Architecture: Application Design for Digital Business (account required), Natis took a look at the challenges that modern IT presents to software architects and some of the design principles that help architects create better applications that last longer. Among other things discussed during this webinar, Natis introduced this idea of SDA as a natural development in software architecture following previous styles starting with the monolithic one of the 70s as depicted in the next graphic taken from the webinar’s slides (PDF): Source: A New Style Is Emerging in the Enterprise: Software-Defined Architecture