X/Open Distributed Systems Management Program overview
- Martin Kirk
- Journal of Network and Systems Management
· Mainframe and legacy systems must continue to be maintained for certain applications but they are too complex to support rapidly changing requirements. · Client / server has not delivered on its promise for a number of reasons including a lack of robust, scaleable mid-tier systems. · Desktop systems are the input device of choice but are unmanageable and not well integrated into the overall computing environment.