This is a guest post by Venkat Korukonapalli, Venkat is a Senior consultant and enterprise architect in Capgemini India and you can follow him on Facebook, LinkedIn, or his WordPress blog where this post was previously published.
The Open Group India Conference in Hyderabad featured several high Brainstorming sessions; some of the very interesting case studies took our complete attention for EA as a platform for connected government, role of architects in thinking different, building synthesis ability and conscious attempts to see the not-so-easily-apparent connections.
Federated cloud computing adoption, using multiple clouds for different applications to match business needs. Enterprise users don’t typically talk about federation per se; they speak in terms of application-specific and general business requirements, while this case proved how to take advantage of different clouds to get the computing performance they need, along with the desired service levels, scalability, and security and price points.
Internet of things also called Internet of objects, networked interconnection of everyday objects, IBM middle ware on security around the wireless network sensors with mobiles being the end point, I felt it was almost realization of Andy Mulholland’s Blog The ‘Internet of Things’ meets the ‘Web of Services’!
Mobile raised to the power cloud, with some interesting facts at an architecture level, spanning around mobile cloud paradigm by Ajit Paul “the power of increasingly sophisticated devices, larger form factors, increasing broadband penetration and the ability to have computing power on tap – it’s an exponential equation to the power ‘Cloud’.”
Hyderabad conference ended with describing many best practices and case studies in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Security, Cloud and Certification, presented by preeminent thought leaders in the industry.