1.2.7 LANSA is an Architecture

LANSA is an architecture and not a software program. It is an architecture for developing applications instead of being just an application programming language or tool.

For example, with LANSA, a developer can create a single business application solution which can:

and this solution is:

LANSA is a Repository-based 4GL so that your applications are properly architected for the future.  An investment in a LANSA application is an investment in an application architecture which will protect your business application systems.

Once you have invested in a LANSA application, you have a wide range of deployment options for your application.