Enterprise applications seem to be evolving beyond just application server usage and into the new age Application Server Platforms.
The main elements of the Application Server Platform are:
- Application server
- Portal server
- Integration server.
These components may be either loosely coupled (a suite) or integrated (an application server platform).
The Forrester Wave: Application Server Platforms, Q1 2005 report takes
a closer look at this space and the various vendors and products