Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2014

Published: 22 July 2014

ID: G00260618

Analyst(s): Roberta Witty , John Morency


Increasing deployments of cloud-based solutions and the adoption of the ISO 22301:2012 BCM standard are redefining the technology and process foundations of continuity and recovery management. Use this research to determine what can best support the specific requirements of your organization.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Copy Data Management
    • Data Dependency Mapping Technology
    • Recovery Assurance
  • At the Peak
    • Cloud-Based Backup Services
    • Disaster Recovery Service-Level Management
    • IT DRM Exercising
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Satellite Services
    • Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Services
    • Cloud Storage Gateway
    • IT Service Failover Automation for DR
    • IT Vendor Risk Management
    • Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery
    • IT Service Dependency Mapping
    • Public Cloud Storage
    • Hazard Risk Analysis and Communication Services
    • Humanitarian Disaster Relief
    • Workforce Resilience
    • Risk Assessment for BCM
  • Climbing the Slope
    • BCM Planning Software
    • Crisis/Incident Management Software
    • Emergency/Mass Notification Services
    • Ka Band Satellite Communications
    • Appliance-Based Replication
    • BCM Methodologies, Standards and Frameworks
    • Hosted Virtual Desktops
    • Data Deduplication
    • Continuous Data Protection
    • Load Forecasting
    • Lights-Out Recovery Operations Management
    • Server Repurposing
    • IT DRM Insourcing
    • WAN Optimization Services
    • Bare-Metal Restore
    • Outage Management Systems
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Server-Based Replication
    • Email Continuity
    • WAN Optimization Controllers
    • Work Area Recovery
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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