System Architecture

The ice.NET Platform supports all system architecture patterns relevant for modern PDM/PLM solutions:

  • Web Application Servers
  • Service-oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • WebServices, Smart Clients and Rich Clients
  • Cloud-based Applications

The following picture shows the ice.NET system architecture for implementing the premier system architecture pattern, the Web Application Server:

The ice.NET Platform supports all relevant server deployment models, especially Web Farms or Web Gardens.

The following system example shows an ice.NET-based Engineering Portal with its protocol boundaries, interfaces and connected systems: