Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2012

Archived Published: 01 August 2012 ID: G00230930


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While clearly maturing and beyond the Peak of Inflated Expectations, cloud computing continues to be one of the most hyped subjects in IT. We look at the different aspects of the topic and where the technologies are on Gartner's Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2012.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off The Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • DevOps
      • MDM Solutions in the Cloud
      • Hybrid IT
      • Cloud Security and Risk Standards
      • Community Cloud
      • Cloud-Optimized Application Design
      • Private Platform as a Service
      • Personal Cloud
      • Cloudbursting
      • Cloud Services Brokerage
      • IaaS + Middleware
      • BPaaS
      • Cloud Application Development Services
    • At the Peak
      • Big Data
      • Cloud Management Platforms
      • Cloud BPM
      • Hybrid Cloud Computing
      • Cloud Email
      • Platform as a Service
      • Browser Client OS
      • Cloud Collaboration Services
      • Cloud Parallel Processing
      • Private Cloud Computing
      • Application PaaS
      • Database Platform as a Service (dbPaaS)
      • Elastic Multitenancy
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Cloud Computing
      • Real-Time Infrastructure
      • Public Cloud Storage
      • Cloud/Web Platforms
      • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Enhanced Network Delivery
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Virtualization
      • Sales Force Automation SaaS
      • Cloud Advertising
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Dedicated Email Services
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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