Enterprise Capabilities in Mendix - Architecture, Openness & Extensibility, Security | Mendix Evaluation Guide

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Enterprise Capabilities

The enterprise capabilities of Mendix are powered by the platform’s cloud-native and stateless architecture, which supports a variety of deployment options. Mendix emphasizes scaling and high availability, while openness and extensibility are available at all platform levels. Security is prioritized at the platform, application, and cloud operation levels so that you can develop and deploy with confidence.

Explore the chapters below to gain a full picture of the enterprise capabilities of the Mendix Platform.


The principles of the Mendix architecture are intertwined with the Mendix value principles of speed, collaboration, and control. This part of the Evaluation Guide describes the technologies behind the platform as well as how the Mendix architecture enables scalability, performance, and high availability.

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What Are the Key Architectural Principles Behind the Mendix Platform?

What Are the Key Components of the Mendix Platform Architecture?

How Does the Mendix Runtime Support Twelve-Factor Cloud-Native Apps?

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Openness & Extensibility

Mendix offers openness and extensibility at all levels, providing open model specifications and tools for platform extensibility. Mendix apps can be extended with reusable components as well as custom code while third-party testing services and automation servers are leveraged.

Featured Questions:

How Can I Avoid Being Locked in to the Mendix Platform?

Where Can I Use the Openness & Extensibility the Mendix Platform Offers?

How Can I Extend the Functionality of the Mendix Platform?

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As the leading hpApaaS provider, Mendix prioritizes the security of the platform itself, the applications built on the platform, and the cloud operations that run the platform. Read on for details about organization and compliance as well as platform, application, and cloud security.

Featured Questions:

How Is Information Security Organized in Mendix?

Which Third-Party Security Certifications & Assurance Reports Does Mendix Have?

How Is Application Security Defined in Mendix?

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