Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2014

Published: 30 July 2014

ID: G00265853

Analyst(s): Mark Driver


Use this Hype Cycle to measure the maturity and market saturation of open-source solutions across the IT industry.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Open-Source Telecom Operations Management Systems
    • Open-Source Data Quality Tools
    • Open-Source Banking Systems
  • At the Peak
    • Open-Source SIS
    • PaaS Frameworks
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Open-Source E-Commerce Software
    • Open-Source Data Integration Tools
    • Linux on RISC
    • Open-Source Security Tools
    • Open-Source Middleware Suites
    • Open-Source Financials
    • Open-Source Content Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Open-Source Virtualization Platforms
    • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
    • Open-Source Learning Repositories
    • Linux on Four- to 16-Socket Servers
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Linux on System z
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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