Building blocks of an “adaptive enterprise”

Call it “laziness” or “smart reuse”, here is a pointer to a Web services journal opinion piece I wrote a few months back in an attempt to explain how the different efforts going on in the industry around Web services, grid, SOA management, virtualization, utility computing, <insert your favorite buzword>, fit together to provide organizations with the flexibility and efficiency they need from their IT in order to thrive. This is how it starts:

Enterprise services are created by combining infrastructure services, applications, and business processes. To be able to adapt quickly to business changes, enterprise IT must evolve from management of individual resources to management of interrelated services. [more…]

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