Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2010



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Cloud computing continues to be the most hyped subject in IT today. We look at the different aspects of the topic and where they are on Gartner's Hype Cycle.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off The Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Cloud Parallel Processing
      • Cloud Services Brokerage
      • Cloudbursting/Overdraft
      • Cloud Management Platforms
      • Cloud-Driven Business and IT Services
      • Community Cloud
      • Virtual Private Cloud Computing
      • Browser Client OS
      • Cloud Application Development Tools
      • Cloud Testing Tools and Service
      • Hybrid Cloud Computing
    • At the Peak
      • Cloud-Enabled BPM Platforms
      • Cloud E-Mail
      • DBMS as a Cloud Service
      • Enterprise Portals as a Service
      • Cloud APaaS
      • Cloud Computing for the Enterprise
      • Compute Infrastructure Services
      • Private Cloud Computing
      • Cloud-Computing Security Concerns
      • Cloud Service Integration
      • Cloud Storage
      • Elasticity
      • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
      • Cloud Computing
      • Cloud/Web Platforms
      • Public Cloud Computing/the Cloud
      • "In the Cloud" Security Services
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Real-Time Infrastructure
      • Dedicated E-Mail Services
      • Enhanced Network Delivery
      • IT Infrastructure Utility
    • Climbing the Slope
      • SaaS
      • SaaS Sales Force Automation
      • Virtualization
      • Cloud Advertising
      • Integration as a Service
      • Security as a Service
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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