Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Platform as a Service, 2020

Published: 12 August 2020

ID: G00448128

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

Summary

This Hype Cycle will help application leaders interested in cloud-based solutions to understand the evolutionary pace and viability of maturing and emerging PaaS technologies. Most technologies have passed the Peak of Inflated Expectations, while many are approaching or on the plateau.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • SaaS as a Platform (SSP)
    • Distributed Cloud
    • Decision Management PaaS
    • API-Centric (“Headless”) SaaS
    • Event Broker PaaS (ebPaaS)
    • Blockchain PaaS
    • PaaS (Platform as a Service) in HCM
  • At the Peak
    • RPA PaaS
    • Data Hub iPaaS
    • Digital Experience Platform as a Service (dxPaaS)
    • Multicloud
    • AI Cloud Services
    • Cloud MDM
    • Container Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud Event Stream Processing Services
    • Event Stream Processing
    • API Management PaaS
    • Communications Platform as a Service (cPaaS)
    • Citizen Integrator Tools
    • Serverless PaaS
    • IoT Platform
    • Function PaaS (fPaaS)
    • Cloud Analytics
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • Managed File Transfer Platform as a Service (mftPaaS)
  • Climbing the Slope
    • CIPS
    • Content Services PaaS
    • iPaaS
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • LCAP
    • Private PaaS
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Application PaaS
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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