Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Platform as a Service (PaaS), 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00251072

Analyst(s): Yefim Natis

Summary

Platform as a service (or cloud application infrastructure services) forms a core layer in cloud architecture. With the software industry "megavendors" entering the PaaS market, the hype (and confusion) concerning PaaS's architecture, merits, prospects and value continues to intensify.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Business Analytics PaaS (baPaaS)
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • Cloud MDM Hub Services
    • Cloud Event Processing Services
    • Cloud-Enabled Integration Platforms (CEIPs)
    • Cloud Mobile Back-End Services
    • Platform as a Service in China
    • ADLM PaaS
    • Cloud API Management
    • Cloud Managed File Transfer Services
    • Cloud-Enabled Application Platform (CEAP)
    • Portal PaaS
    • Private PaaS
  • At the Peak
    • bpmPaaS
    • Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • IaaS+
    • Application PaaS (aPaaS)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Elastic Multitenancy
    • Database Platform as a Service (dbPaaS)
    • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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