Enterprise applications are inherently complex. Thus, it is
imperative to understand the characteristics of a good enterprise application.
These characteristics may vary based on the domain of the application.
The characteristics of a good enterprise application are:
Reliability and Availability: The application should
guarantee zero downtime to the enterprise. In other words, the application
should run continuously without failure. Additionally, it should ensure that
all transactions are processed completely and accurately.
Security: Since most business information is confidential
and critical, software security is a vital part of any enterprise application.
Scalability: As a business grows, the number of users and
consequently the demands on the application increase. Enterprise applications
need to address these expanding needs by being scalable. The application must
be able to handle the increase in usage with the optimum utilization of