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Hype Cycle for Application Infrastructure, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00253029

Analyst(s): Jess Thompson


Application infrastructure remains an innovative, yet evolutionary, set of technologies. The broad adoption of many components is consistent with the market's maturity. Nevertheless, innovation continues, driven by the Nexus of Forces.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Java Enterprise Edition Version 7
    • Cloud-Enabled Integration Platforms (CEIPs)
    • Message Queue Telemetry Transport
    • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
    • Cloud-Enabled Application Platform (CEAP)
  • At the Peak
    • Information Semantic Services
    • Application Services Governance
    • Cloud Services Brokerage
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • E-Invoicing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • OSGi for Application Infrastructure Middleware
    • Business Process Networks
    • Packaged Integration and Cloudstreams
    • SOA Backplane
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Federated SOA
    • AMQP
    • Data Integration Tool Suites
    • SOA Centers of Excellence
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Integration Brokerage
    • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
    • Process Style: Guided Navigation
    • Managed File Transfer
  • Entering the Plateau
    • B2B Gateway Software
    • Business Process Management Suites
    • ESB Suites
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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