This paper describes research into the development of enterprise computing architectures that employ a mix of mainframe, local area network, and cooperative computing paradigms. It outlines a robust approach that permits the incorporation of several different distribution criteria, while accommodating designer preferences.
Nezlek, George; Jain, Hemant; and Nazareth, Derek, "An Integrated Approach to Defining Enterprise Computing Architectures" (1998). AMCIS 1998 Proceedings. 330.