Hype Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2012



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Use Gartner's open-source software Hype Cycle to measure the maturity and market saturation of open-source solutions across the IT industry.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • Open-Source Telecom Operations Management Systems
      • Open-Source Data Quality Tools
      • Open-Source MDM Solutions
      • Open-Source SIS
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • OSGi for Application Infrastructure Middleware
      • Open-Source E-Commerce Software
      • Open-Source Middleware Suites
      • Open-Source Content Management
      • Open-Source Data Integration Tools
      • Open-Source Financials
      • Open-Source Security Tools
      • Open-Source Business Intelligence Tools
      • Linux on RISC
      • Open-Source Development Tools in India
      • Open-Source Virtualization Platforms
      • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
      • Open-Source Office Products
      • Open-Source Learning Repositories
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Linux on Four- to 16-Socket Servers
      • Open-Source Software in IP Telephony
      • Open-Source Communications
      • Open-Source DBMS
      • Open-Source Message-Oriented Middleware
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Linux on System z
      • Open-Source Portals
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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