Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2015

Archived Published: 05 August 2015 ID: G00276722

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The perpetuation of myths and hype regarding cloud computing continues; however, when used properly, cloud computing offers IT leaders real benefits, such as organizational and operational agility and, in some cases, cost savings. This research involves key cloud computing concepts and technologies.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Subtenancy
      • Integrated IaaS and PaaS
      • Cloud/Client Computing
      • IoT Platform
      • Cloud Marketplaces
      • Container Management
      • Software-Defined Anything (SDx)
    • At the Peak
      • Web-Scale Application Architecture
      • Hybrid IT
      • Internal CSB
      • Private PaaS
      • Business Process as a Service (BPaaS)
      • Cloud API Management Services
      • Cloud Office
      • ADLM PaaS
      • Cloud Security Assessments
      • Enterprise Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Cloud Service Brokerage
      • Cloudbursting
      • Cloud Management Platforms
      • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
      • Cloud Migration Tools
      • Hybrid Cloud Computing
      • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
      • Private Cloud Computing
      • Application PaaS (aPaaS)
      • Customization Brokerage
      • Database Platform as a Service
      • Private IaaS
      • Public Cloud Storage
      • Cloud Computing
      • Cloud-Testing Tools and Services
      • IaaS+
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Cloud/Web Platforms
      • IaaS
      • Public Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
      • Integration Brokerage
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Virtualization
      • Sales Force Automation SaaS
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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