Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for IT Infrastructure Availability and Performance Management, 2015

Published: 23 July 2015

ID: G00277164

Analyst(s): Ian Head


This research includes tools for IT infrastructure planning, monitoring and analytics. I&O leaders should use this Hype Cycle to construct a tool strategy and to set expectations when investing in this technology. This is one of three Hype Cycles that together replace the Hype Cycle for ITOM, 2014.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Web-Scale Operations
    • IT Operations Analytics
  • At the Peak
    • DevOps
    • Unified Communications Monitoring
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Capacity-Planning and Management Tools
    • Cloud Management Platforms
    • Hosted Virtual Desktop Monitoring
    • Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics Tools
    • Application Performance Monitoring
  • Climbing the Slope
    • IT Infrastructure Monitoring
    • IT Event Correlation and Analysis Tools
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Network Fault Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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