Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2011

Published: 27 July 2011

ID: G00214915

Analyst(s): David Smith

Summary

While clearly maturing, cloud computing continues to be the most hyped subject in IT today. We look at the different aspects of the topic and where they are on Gartner's Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2011.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • DevOps
    • Cloud Security and Risk Standards
    • Private PaaS
    • Community Cloud
    • Cloudbursting
    • Cloud-Optimized Application Design
    • Cloud Services Brokerage
    • Hybrid Cloud Computing
    • "Big Data" and Extreme Information Processing and Management
    • Cloud Application Development Services
    • Cloud Parallel Processing
  • At the Peak
    • Cloud-Enabled BPM Platforms
    • Database Platform as a Service (dbPaaS)
    • Browser Client OS
    • Cloud Collaboration Services
    • Elasticity
    • Multitenancy
    • Application PaaS (aPaaS)
    • Cloud Email
    • Cloud Security
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Private Cloud Computing
    • Cloud Computing
    • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • Public Cloud Computing/the Cloud
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Public Cloud Storage
    • Cloud/Web Platforms
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Enhanced Network Delivery
    • IT Infrastructure Utility
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Virtualization
    • Sales Force Automation SaaS
    • Cloud Advertising
    • Dedicated Email Services
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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