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Hype Cycle for Business Continuity Management and IT Resilience, 2019

Published: 31 July 2019

ID: G00390320

Analyst(s): Roberta Witty , Jerry Rozeman


Regulations, cyberattacks, and the increasing importance of digital business systems are driving organizations to embrace IT and organizational resilience. Use this Hype Cycle to identify solutions that fulfill resilience, availability and recovery needs.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Chaos Engineering
    • Immutable Data Vault
    • Site Reliability Engineering
  • At the Peak
    • Serverless Infrastructure
    • Immutable Infrastructure
    • Continuous Delivery
    • Container Management
    • Cloud Data Backup
    • OS Containers
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • IT Resilience Orchestration (ITRO)
    • Zero Trust Network Access (Software-Defined Perimeter)
    • IT Vendor Risk Management
    • Software-Defined Infrastructure
    • IT Service Dependency Mapping
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Crisis/Emergency Management Platform Solutions
    • Hazard Risk Analysis and Communications Services
    • Business Continuity Management Program Solutions
    • Cloud Management Platforms
    • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)
    • IT Service Alerting Tools
    • Emergency/Mass Notification Services
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Continuous Data Protection
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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