Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Information Infrastructure, 2013

Published: 13 August 2013

ID: G00252518

Analyst(s): Mark Beyer , Roxane Edjlali


Information infrastructure technologies enable organizations to define, organize, share, integrate and govern data and content to create business value. Use this Hype Cycle to understand and seize opportunities from established and emerging capabilities.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Cloud MDM Hub Services
    • MDM-Aware Applications
    • File Analysis
    • Open-Source Data Quality Tools
    • Graph Databases
    • MDM Applets
    • MDM Professional Services
    • Multivector MDM Solutions
    • Table-Style Database Management Services
  • At the Peak
    • Information Capabilities Framework
    • Information Semantic Services
    • Data Integration Platform as a Service
    • Hadoop SQL Interfaces
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Big Data
    • Document Store Database Management Systems
    • Enterprise Metadata Management
    • Information Stewardship Applications
    • Data Integration Tools and Data Quality Tools Convergence
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • Context-Enriched Services
    • Key-Value Database Management Systems
    • Cross-Platform Structured Data Archiving
    • In-Memory Database Management Systems
    • Multidomain MDM Solutions
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Data Quality Software as a Service
    • Enterprise Taxonomy and Ontology Management
    • Database Platform as a Service (dbPaaS)
    • Entity Resolution and Analysis
    • Hadoop Distributions
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Open-Source Data Integration Tools
    • Database Software as a Service (dbSaaS)
    • Data Integration Tool Suites
    • Content Integration
    • MDM of Product Data
    • MDM of Customer Data
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Content Migration
    • Enterprise Information Archiving
    • Data Federation/Virtualization
    • Data Quality Tools
    • Information Exchanges and Global Data Synchronization
    • Open-Source DBMS
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Column-Store DBMS
    • Database Appliances
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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