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Hype Cycle for Software as a Service, 2015

Published: 29 July 2015

ID: G00277709

Analyst(s): Robert P. Desisto

Summary

This Hype Cycle represents an aggregate of different software-as-a-service markets and will help organizations discern the relative maturity and progression of various SaaS applications, with implications for business model architecture and buying dynamics.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Subtenancy
    • Finance and Accounting BPaaS
    • Cloud ERP for the Public Sector
    • Cloud-Based CAD
  • At the Peak
    • SaaS Platform Security Management
    • Cloud-Based Backup Services
    • Cloud Office
    • Customer Management BPaaS
    • Enterprise Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud-Based PLM Applications
    • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
    • SaaS Supply Chain Planning
    • Disaster Recovery as a Service
    • Application PaaS (aPaaS)
    • Customization Brokerage
    • MRM SaaS
    • SaaS Archiving of Messaging Data
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Digital Commerce SaaS
    • HRMS via SaaS
    • Application Security as a Service
    • Financial Management Applications SaaS
    • SaaS Supply Chain Execution
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Sales Force Automation SaaS
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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