Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Platform as a Service, 2018

Published: 09 August 2018

ID: G00338648

Analyst(s): Paul Vincent, Yefim Natis


Application leaders making decisions about planning, building or deploying cloud-based solutions should use this Hype Cycle for PaaS to assess the viability, risk and opportunity for the technologies and architectures that together make up the cloud platform landscape.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Decision Management PaaS (dmPaaS)
    • Blockchain PaaS
    • Event Broker PaaS (ebPaaS)
    • Private Cloud dbPaaS
    • Data Hub iPaaS
    • PaaS (Platform as a Service) in HCM
    • Serverless PaaS
  • At the Peak
    • AI PaaS
    • Cloud MDM Hub Services
    • Container Management
    • IoT Platform
    • Cloud Event Stream Processing Services
    • Function PaaS (fPaaS)
    • Citizen Integrator Tools
    • Content Services Platform as a Service (CsPaaS)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • MegaPaaS (Comprehensive PaaS)
    • API Management PaaS
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • Communications Platform as a Service (cPaaS)
    • Cloud ABI
    • Integrated IaaS and PaaS
    • High-Control Application PaaS
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Autoscaling
    • iPaaS
    • Private PaaS
    • DX PaaS
    • PaaS Frameworks
    • Cloud MOM Services (momPaaS)
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • High-Productivity Application PaaS
  • Entering the Plateau
    • IaaS+
    • Database Platform as a Service
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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