Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for IT in GCC, 2018

Published: 13 July 2018

ID: G00338715

Analyst(s): Santhosh Rao , Bettina Tratz-Ryan


The Hype Cycle for IT in GCC presents a snapshot of technologies and services that CIOs should consider. The technologies and services included have direct impact on revenue generation, efficiency and/or quality improvement opportunities.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Artificial General Intelligence
    • Smart Contracts
    • Enterprise Virtual Care Platform
    • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)
    • Chatbots
  • At the Peak
    • City Operations Center
    • Public Cloud Computing
    • Consumer Healthcare Wearables
    • Digital Twin
    • Energy Water Nexus
    • IoT-Enabled ERP
    • Internet of Things
    • Hyperconverged Infrastructure
    • Blockchain
    • Digital Commerce Platforms in GCC
    • Smart Transportation
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Smart City Framework — GCC
    • Wearables
    • Private Cloud Computing
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Enterprise Firewalls (Next-Generation Firewalls)
    • Postmodern ERP Support
    • DDoS Defense
    • IT Infrastructure Monitoring
    • SIEM
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
    • Privileged Access Management
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Unified Communications and Collaboration
    • Identity Governance and Administration
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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