Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Application Infrastructure, 2014

Published: 29 July 2014

ID: G00263159

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, now driven by the digital business.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Context Brokers
    • Community Management
    • Java Enterprise Edition Version 7
    • Hybrid Integration Platform
    • Message Queue Telemetry Transport
    • Cloud Citizen Integrator Services
  • At the Peak
    • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
    • Cloud MOM Services
    • Intelligent Business Process Management Suite
    • Application Services Governance
    • Enterprise Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
    • Information Semantic Services
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • PaaS Frameworks
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • Cloud Service Brokerage
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • E-Invoicing
    • Packaged Integration and Cloudstreams
    • Business Process Networks
    • SOA Backplane
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Data Integration Tool Suites
    • AMQP
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Federated SOA
    • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
    • Integration Brokerage
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Managed File Transfer
    • B2B Gateway Software
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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