Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Application Infrastructure, 2015

Published: 30 July 2015

ID: G00277144

Analyst(s): Jess Thompson


Enterprise response to the Nexus of Forces, and the pursuit of digital business initiatives, is driving the use of application infrastructure technologies. This market is now poised for further disruption as the adoption of on-premises products and services slows, and their cloud-based counterparts accelerate.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Digital Business Backplane
    • IoT Business Solutions
    • Context Brokering Platforms
    • Cloud Service Brokerage
    • IoT Platform
    • Community Management
  • At the Peak
    • Hybrid Integration Platform
    • Cloud Citizen Integrator Services (iSaaS)
    • Event Stream Processing
    • Message Queue Telemetry Transport
    • Application Services Governance
    • Intelligent Business Process Management Suite
    • PaaS Frameworks
    • Enterprise Integration PaaS (iPaaS)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud MOM Services
    • Cloudstreams
    • E-Invoicing
    • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
    • Application PaaS (aPaaS)
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Data Integration Tool Suites
    • Business Process Networks
    • IMC-Enabled Application Infrastructure
  • Climbing the Slope
    • AMQP
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Integration Brokerage
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Managed File Transfer
    • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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