Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Platform as a Service, 2015

Published: 23 July 2015

ID: G00275013

Analyst(s): Yefim Natis


Hype Cycle for Platform as a Service is a guide for IT planners and strategic architects engaged in cloud solution engineering. Use it to assess the tension of risk versus opportunity with technologies and architectures that together comprise the cloud as a platform technology landscape.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Context Brokering Platforms
    • Subtenancy
    • Integrated IaaS and PaaS
    • OS Containers
    • Portable PaaS
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • Container Management
    • IoT Platform
    • Multi-xPaaS Suites
    • Cloud Event Processing Services
  • At the Peak
    • Cloud Citizen Integrator Services (iSaaS)
    • Microservices
    • Platform as a Service in China
    • Private PaaS
    • Cloud API Management Services
    • Business Analytics PaaS (baPaaS)
    • Mobile Back End as a Service
    • PaaS Frameworks
    • ADLM PaaS
    • Enterprise Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
    • Portal PaaS
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud MOM Services
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Autoscaling
    • High-Control Application PaaS (aPaaS)
    • Data Warehouse Platform as a Service (dwPaaS)
    • Database Platform as a Service
    • High-Productivity CEAP
    • IaaS+
  • Climbing the Slope
    • bpmPaaS
    • High-Productivity Application PaaS (aPaaS)
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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