Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2012 by Gartner

Here are few of the highlights “The Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2012 by Gartner” published in Forbes.
o   The Cloud BPM (bpmPaaS) market is slated to grow 25% year over year, and 40% of companies doing BPM are already using BPM in the cloud.
o   Cloud Email is expected to have a 10% adoption rate in enterprises by 2014, down from the 20% Gartner had forecasted in previous Hype Cycles.
o   Big Data will deliver transformational benefits to enterprises within 2 to 5 years, and by 2015 will enable enterprises adopting this technology to outperform competitors by 20% in every available financial metric.
o   Master Data Management (MDM) Solutions in the Cloud and Hybrid IT are included in this hype cycle for the first time in 2012.
o   PaaS continues to be one of the most misunderstood aspects of cloud platforms.
o   By 2014 the Personal Cloud will have replaced the personal computer as the center of user’s digital lives.
o   Private Cloud Computing is among the highest interest areas across all cloud computing according to Gartner, with 75% of respondents in Gartner polls saying they plan to pursue a strategy in this area by 2014.
o   SaaS is rapidly gaining adoption in enterprises, leading Gartner to forecast more than 50% of enterprises will have some form of SaaS-based application strategy by 2015.
o   More than 50% of all virtualization workloads are based on the x86 architecture.