Hype Cycle for Small and Midsize Businesses, 2016

Archived Published: 28 June 2016 ID: G00296430

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IT technologies that can improve SMB outcomes are the focus of this Hype Cycle. Some technologies cited are mature, but underutilized by SMBs. Others are leading-edge technologies that, while less proven, have compelling potential for most SMBs because of their unique requirements and scale.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Algorithmic IT Operations (AIOps) Platforms
      • Cloud Data Backup
    • At the Peak
      • Micro Data Centers
      • Integrated Systems: Hyperconvergence
      • Self-Service Data Preparation
      • API Management Services (apiPaaS)
      • Analytics for Customer Intelligence
      • Predictive Analytics
      • Bring Your Own App (BYOA)
      • Cloud-Managed LANs
      • Public Cloud SaaS Operational ERP
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Cloud Office
      • Hybrid Cloud Computing
      • Public Cloud SaaS Administrative ERP
      • Cloud Access Security Brokers
      • Cloud Storage Gateway
      • Disaster Recovery as a Service
      • Managed WLAN
      • Cloud UC (UCaaS)
      • Postmodern ERP Support
      • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Application Performance Monitoring Suites
      • EMM Security
      • IAM Managed Services
      • Financial Management Application SaaS
      • Visual Data Discovery
    • Entering the Plateau
      • UTM
      • EFSS
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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