Hype Cycle for Infrastructure Strategies, 2017

Archived Published: 28 July 2017 ID: G00313602

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The infrastructure strategies Hype Cycle now includes edge computing, bimodal Mode 1/Mode 2 infrastructure, Internet of Things, software-defined anything, cloud- and container-based delivery, and virtualization with hypervisors. Infrastructure and operations leaders should expect disruptions.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Edge Supercomputing
      • Edge Gateways
      • Data Center Interconnect Fabric
      • Dynamic Optimization Technology
      • Immutable Infrastructure
      • Management Software-Defined Storage
      • Serverless Infrastructure
      • ADCaaS
      • Composable Infrastructure
      • IoT Business Solutions
      • Hardware-Based Security
      • Embedded Devices
      • Hyperscale Processing
      • Micro Operating Systems
      • OS Containers
    • At the Peak
      • Edge Computing
      • Hyperscale Computing
      • IoT Platform
      • Cloud Application Virtualization
      • Container Management
      • IoT Edge Architecture
      • Machine Learning
      • Robotic Process Automation Offerings (Gateway Technology Services)
      • Software-Defined Compute
      • Software-Defined Perimeter
      • Internet of Things
      • Micro Data Centers
      • Infrastructure SDS
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Software-Defined Anything (SDx)
      • Software-Defined Data Center
      • Software-Defined Infrastructure
      • Server-Side Client Graphics
      • Software-Defined Security
      • Private Cloud Computing
      • Cloud Management Platforms
      • Open-Source Cloud Infrastructure Framework
      • In-Memory Computing
      • Software-Defined Networking
    • Climbing the Slope
      • V2P Server Management
      • Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery
      • Virtualization Software Licensing
    • Entering the Plateau
      • IT Infrastructure Utility
      • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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