17. Conclusion

  1. Maria Toeroe1 and
  2. Francis Tam2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119941378.ch17

Service Availability: Principles and Practice

Service Availability: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Toeroe, M. and Tam, F. (eds) (2012) Conclusion, in Service Availability: Principles and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119941378.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Ericsson, Town of Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada

  2. 2

    Nokia Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119954088

Online ISBN: 9781119941378



  • SA Forum, delivering SA;
  • design choices for the standard, and reasons;
  • Hardware Platform Interface design, rationale;
  • clustered systems;
  • AMF and service availability;
  • AMF and SA, sophistication levels in applications;
  • simple life-cycle management;
  • sophisticated switch-over, failover scenarios;
  • SA Forum specifications, open standard;
  • HA issues, in adopting cloud computing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • The Future