Since 1990, Burton Group www.burtongroup.com) has provided research and advisory services helping Global 2000 organizations make smart enterprise architecture decisions. Burton Group provides a suite of context-oriented analysis and a proprietary IT Reference Architecture covering security, identity management, application platforms, service-oriented architecture, network and telecom, collaboration, content management, and the data center. Uniquely focused on the need of IT buyers rather than technology providers, 85% of Burton Group’s revenue comes from end-user organizations.
Application Platform Strategies (APS) focuses on planning and building general-purpose infrastructure for managing distributed applications across disparate platforms and technologies that may span intranets and extranets. This research and advisory service covers topics such as Java/Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE), Microsoft .NET, Web services, and service-oriented architecture (SOA). APS will help you manage the wide range of incompatible application platform technologies by delivering practical, unbiased, and in-depth research and advice you can trust. APS can help you make better technology decisions that reduce risk and lower costs. Also, APS will help you create a more responsive and flexible infrastructure by which new applications may be deployed faster.