Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2011

Published: 09 August 2011

ID: G00215762

Analyst(s): Mark Driver

Summary

Use the open-source-software Hype Cycle to measure the maturity and market saturation of open-source solutions across the IT industry.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Open-Source Telecom Operations Management Systems
    • Open-Source Data Quality Tools
    • Open-Source SIS
    • Open-Source MDM Software
  • At the Peak
    • Open-Source Unified Communications and Collaboration
    • OSGi for Application Infrastructure Middleware
    • Open-Source Public-Sector Vertical Applications
    • Open-Source IT Operations Tools
    • Open-Source Middleware Suites
    • Open-Source Data Integration Tools
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Open-Source Development and Integration Tools in India
    • Open-Source E-Commerce Software
    • Open-Source Financials
    • Open-Source Security Tools
    • Open-Source Business Intelligence Tools
    • Linux on RISC
    • Open-Source Learning Repositories
    • Open-Source Virtualization Platforms
    • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
    • Open-Source Office Products
    • Open-Source DBMS
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Linux on Four- to 16-Socket Servers
    • Open-Source Software in IP Telephony
    • Open-Source Messaging Systems
    • Open-Source Portals
    • Mission-Critical Workloads on Linux
    • Linux on System z
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Open-Source E-Learning Applications
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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