Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Platform as a Service, 2019

Published: 29 July 2019

ID: G00372833

Analyst(s): Paul Vincent , Yefim Natis , Fabrizio Biscotti


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
    • API-Centric SaaS
    • Blockchain PaaS
    • Decision Management PaaS
    • Event Broker PaaS (ebPaaS)
    • RPA PaaS
    • Data Hub iPaaS
  • At the Peak
    • Digital Experience Platform as a Service (dxPaaS)
    • AI PaaS
    • Serverless PaaS
    • Cloud MDM Hub Services
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud Event Stream Processing Services
    • Function PaaS (fPaaS)
    • API Management PaaS
    • IoT Platform
    • Citizen Integrator Tools
    • MegaPaaS
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • Analytics and BI Platform as a Service
    • Managed File Transfer Services (mftPaaS)
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Communications Platform as a Service (cPaaS)
    • Content Services PaaS
    • iPaaS for Data Integration
    • Application PaaS
    • Integrated IaaS and PaaS
    • iPaaS
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Private PaaS
  • Entering the Plateau
    • bpmPaaS
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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