Gartner Research

China Summary Translation: 'Hype Cycle for Cloud Security, 2016'

Published: 22 January 2017

ID: G00323062

Analyst(s): Jie Zhang , Jay Heiser


This Hype Cycle encompasses technologies and standards that improve the security, governance and reliability of private and public cloud computing.

Table Of Contents


Hype Cycle for Cloud Security, 2016


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Digital Security
    • Cloud Data Backup
    • OpenID Connect
    • Security Rating Services
  • At the Peak
    • Cloud Workload Protection Platforms
    • Content-Aware Mobile DLP
    • Key Management as a Service
    • Software-Defined Perimeter
    • SaaS Platform Security Management
    • Cloud Application Discovery
    • Microsegmentation (Software-Defined Segmentation)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud Data Protection Gateways
    • Virtual Machine Resilience
    • Cloud Service Brokerage
    • OAuth
    • IDaaS
    • Private Cloud Computing
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Cloud Management Platforms
    • Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery
    • Cloud Security Assessments
    • Disaster Recovery as a Service
    • High-Assurance Hypervisors
    • Secure Web Gateways
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Cloud-Testing Tools and Services
    • IAM Managed Services
    • IaaS Container Encryption
    • Tokenization
    • Application Security as a Service
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Identity-Proofing Services
    • Enterprise Internet Reputation Management
    • Federated Identity Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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