Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Application Infrastructure and Integration, 2017

Published: 07 August 2017

ID: G00313887

Analyst(s): Elizabeth Golluscio


The agility and scalability required for digital transformation compels application leaders to modernize application and integration infrastructure. This Hype Cycle describes the maturity of relevant technologies, and how organizations can derive value from both mature and emerging capabilities.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Digital Integrator Technologies
    • Self-Integrating Applications
    • Microservice Infrastructure
    • Pervasive Integration
  • At the Peak
    • Community Management
    • Lightweight Application Infrastructure
    • Hybrid Integration Platform
    • IoT Platform
    • Container Management
    • Function PaaS (fPaaS)
    • Event Stream Processing
    • Microgateway
    • iSaaS
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Full Life Cycle API Management
    • IoT Integration
    • iPaaS
    • Cloudstreams
    • PaaS Frameworks
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Cloud MOM Services (momPaaS)
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Application PaaS
    • Data Integration Tool Suites
    • IMC-Enabled Application Infrastructure
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Integration Brokerage
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Database Platform as a Service
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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