Hype Cycle for Infrastructure Strategies, 2018

Published: 17 July 2018 ID: G00340333

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The infrastructure strategies Hype Cycle now includes a number of edge, bimodal and software-defined innovations, as well as cloud- and container-based delivery strategies. Infrastructure and operations leaders should expect continuing disruption.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Edge Data Fabric
      • Service Mesh
      • Edge Supercomputing
      • Cloud to Edge Development Support
      • Dynamic Optimization Technology
      • Edge Gateways
      • Management Software-Defined Storage
      • Immutable Infrastructure
      • SD Edge
      • Serverless Infrastructure
      • Composable Infrastructure
    • At the Peak
      • Hyperscale Processing
      • Micro Operating Systems
      • Data Center Interconnection Fabric
      • Edge Computing
      • Embedded Devices
      • Hyperscale Computing
      • Hardware-Based Security
      • Container Management
      • IoT Platform
      • Hyperconverged Infrastructure
      • OS Containers
      • IoT Edge Architecture
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • ADCaaS
      • Infrastructure SDS
      • Software-Defined Compute
      • Software-Defined Perimeter
      • Internet of Things
      • Micro Data Centers
      • Desktop as a Service
      • Cloud Application Virtualization
      • Software-Defined Infrastructure
      • Server-Side Client Graphics
      • Private Cloud Computing
      • Cloud Management Platforms
      • Software-Defined Security
    • Climbing the Slope
      • In-Memory Computing
      • SD-WAN (Products)
      • Software-Defined Networking
      • Virtualization Software Licensing
    • Entering the Plateau
      • IT Infrastructure Utility
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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