Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Enterprise Mobile Software and Services, 2015

Published: 21 July 2015

ID: G00280978

Analyst(s): Nick Jones


Mobile devices, technologies and services will continue to grow in enterprise importance, with many innovations originating in the consumer space and challenging traditional IT management and security principles.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Unified Endpoint Management
    • 5G
    • LTE-M
    • Rapid Mobile App Development (RMAD) Tools
    • Mobile Virtual Private Networks
  • At the Peak
    • Develop Your Own App (DYOA)
    • Mobile App Analytics
    • Wide-Area IoT Networks
    • Workspace Aggregators
    • Managed Mobility Services
    • Bring Your Own App (BYOA)
    • Mobile Back End as a Service
    • iBeacons and Bluetooth Beacons
    • Wearables
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Containers
    • Mobile Satellite Services
    • Windows 10
    • Enterprise Mobile App Stores
    • Mobile Testing Tools
    • Cellular to Wi-Fi Authentication
    • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
    • Device-Embedded Biometric Authentication
    • Mobile VoIP
    • User Authentication to Mobile Devices
    • Mobile Unified Communications
    • Mobile BI
    • MADP
    • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS)
    • Mobile Web Apps
  • Climbing the Slope
    • BYOD
    • HTML5
    • Fixed-Mobile Convergence: Enterprise
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Mobile Device Management
    • VoIP Over WLAN
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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