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RESEARCH NEWS: Gartner reveals 'tipping point' technologies

Gartner has released its annual Hype Cycle report in which it names cloud computing as one of the technologies still needing to mature but being close to ‘tipping point stage’.

The IT research company has also named big data as one of the technologies on the ‘tipping point to success’.

Hung LeHong, research vice president at Gartner, said, "The theme of this year's Hype Cycle is the concept of 'tipping points.' We are at an interesting moment, a time when many of the scenarios we've been talking about for a long time are almost becoming reality."

The report evaluates the maturity of more than 1900 technologies, for more information and access to the reports click here.