Hype Cycle for Small and Midsize Businesses, 2015


Archived Published: 17 July 2015 ID: G00274954

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Summary

This Hype Cycle highlights technologies that can improve IT capabilities and business outcomes for SMBs. Some of the technologies cited are mature, but underutilized by SMBs. Others are leading-edge technologies that are less mature, but easier to adopt by most SMBs because of their smaller scale.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • IT Operations Analytics
    • At the Peak
      • Integrated Systems: Hyperconvergence
      • Big Data Analytics for Customer Intelligence
      • Cloud-Based Backup Services
      • Bring Your Own App (BYOA)
      • Predictive Analytics
      • Cloud Office
      • Hosted Virtual Desktop Services
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Disaster Recovery as a Service
      • Hybrid Cloud Computing
      • Cloud Storage Gateway
      • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
      • Application Performance Monitoring
      • Business Service Management Tools
      • Cloud UC (UCaaS)
      • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS)
    • Climbing the Slope
      • HRMS via SaaS
      • Public Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
      • Visual Data Discovery
      • SIP Communications
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Application Delivery Controller
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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