Gartner

Gartner Magic Quadrant research methodology provides a graphical competitive positioning of four types of technology providers in fast-growing markets: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players and Challengers. As companion research, Gartner Critical Capabilities notes provide deeper insight into the capability and suitability of providers' IT products and services based on specific or customized use cases.

The following list of markets, dates and research documents is updated throughout the year with the latest Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities research notes. View latest spreadsheet.

MarketLast UpdateRefresh Date

A

Advanced Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
02/19/14 02/27/15
Advanced Analytics Platforms
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 03/15/15
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 03/27/15
Advanced Distribution Management Systems 2015
Magic Quadrant
03/19/14 03/19/15
Application Delivery Controllers
Magic Quadrant
09/11/14 09/11/15
Application Development Life Cycle Management
Magic Quadrant
11/19/13 02/15/15
Application Performance Monitoring
Magic Quadrant
10/28/14 10/28/15
Application Performance Monitoring
Critical Capabilities
12/10/14 12/10/15
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
09/22/14 07/31/15
Application Security Testing Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/01/14 07/01/15
Application Services Governance
Magic Quadrant
08/08/13 03/31/15
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/25/14 11/30/15
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B

BPM Platform-Based Case Management Frameworks
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 03/31/15
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/17/14 07/17/15
Business Continuity Management Planning Software Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
08/27/14 08/27/15
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
02/20/14 02/01/15
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/01/15
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C

Case Management Frameworks
Critical Capabilities
02/12/14 06/30/15
Client Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
05/22/14 05/22/15
Client Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
06/13/14 06/13/15
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 02/27/15
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 05/28/15
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
05/19/14 05/19/15
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 07/31/15
Cloud-Enabled Disaster Recovery North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 04/03/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
12/10/14 12/10/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Europe
Magic Quadrant
07/09/14 07/09/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting North America
Magic Quadrant
07/15/14 07/15/15
Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services Global
Magic Quadrant
11/04/14 11/04/15
Configure Price Quote Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Retired
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
05/22/14 05/29/15
Contact Center Workforce Optimization
Magic Quadrant
11/12/14 11/12/15
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
03/19/14 03/19/15
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
07/09/14 07/09/15
Corporate Telephony
Critical Capabilities
10/14/14 10/14/15
Corporate Telephony
Magic Quadrant
10/21/14 10/21/15
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
04/24/14 05/24/15
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/15/15
CRM Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/15/15
CRM Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 11/10/15
Customer Communications Management Software
Magic Quadrant
11/25/14 11/30/15
Customer Management Contact Center BPO
Magic Quadrant
12/23/14 12/23/15
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D

Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
09/22/14 09/22/15
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 12/24/15
Data Center Networking
Magic Quadrant
04/24/14 04/24/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 09/30/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
07/16/14 07/31/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
07/31/14 07/31/15
Data Delivery Styles for Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
11/20/14 11/20/15
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
07/24/14 07/24/15
Data Masking Technology Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/10/14 12/31/15
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 03/20/15
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
03/07/14 02/15/15
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
08/18/14 03/30/15
Deduplication Backup Target Appliances
Magic Quadrant
07/31/14 10/30/15
Digital Business Transformation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 09/30/15
Digital Commerce
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/15/15
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
09/29/14 09/29/15
Digital Marketing Agencies Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/16/14 12/16/15
Digital Marketing Hubs
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/15/15
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
12/16/14 12/16/15
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E

E-Discovery Software
Magic Quadrant
06/19/14 06/19/15
E-Discovery Software
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 08/28/15
End-User Outsourcing Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
07/15/14 07/15/15
End-User Outsourcing Services North America
Magic Quadrant
08/26/14 08/26/15
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 01/01/16
Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management Software
Magic Quadrant
09/29/14 09/29/15
Enterprise Application Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
01/07/14 03/31/15
Enterprise Application Service Providers China
Magic Quadrant
08/06/14 Retired
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 09/30/15
Enterprise Architecture Tools Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
09/30/14 09/30/15
Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances
Magic Quadrant
06/16/14 06/30/15
Enterprise Content Management
Magic Quadrant
09/25/14 09/25/15
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Magic Quadrant
07/02/14 07/02/15
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Critical Capabilities
08/13/14 08/13/15
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 01/05/16
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 11/30/15
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
01/27/14 03/31/15
Enterprise Mobile Services Western Europe
Critical Capabilities
03/28/14 03/28/15
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
06/03/14 06/03/15
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
06/04/14 07/15/15
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
04/15/14 04/15/15
Enterprise Search
Magic Quadrant
07/16/14 07/31/15
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/15/14 10/15/15
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
11/24/14 11/30/15
Environmental Health and Safety Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
05/06/14 Retired
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Critical Capabilities
12/11/14 11/15/15
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F

Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 12/22/15
Finance and Accounting BPO
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 05/28/15
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
11/20/14 11/20/15
General-Purpose Disk Arrays Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 02/15/15
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
11/20/14 11/20/15
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
11/20/14 11/20/15
Global Enterprise Desktops and Notebooks
Magic Quadrant
11/17/14 Retired
Global Enterprise EHR Systems
Magic Quadrant
09/09/13 02/02/15
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H

Horizontal Portals
Magic Quadrant
10/01/14 10/01/15
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I

Identity and Access Management as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
06/02/14 06/02/15
Identity Governance and Administration
Magic Quadrant
01/12/15 01/12/16
Identity Governance and Administration
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 11/30/15
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Magic Quadrant
11/18/14 11/18/15
Integrated Marketing Management
Magic Quadrant
10/27/14 10/27/15
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Magic Quadrant
10/20/14 10/31/15
Integrated Software Quality Suites
Magic Quadrant
08/28/14 08/28/15
Integrated Systems
Magic Quadrant
06/16/14 06/16/15
Integrated Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 03/31/15
Integrated Workplace Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
06/26/14 Retired
Integration Brokerage
Magic Quadrant
04/07/14 Retired
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
03/17/14 03/31/15
International Retail Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/15/15
International Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
11/13/14 11/13/15
Intrusion Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
12/29/14 11/30/15
IT Asset Disposition Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/19/14 12/31/15
IT Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 02/15/15
IT Service Support Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
08/12/14 08/31/15
IT Service Support Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
08/25/14 08/30/15
IT Services for Communications Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/30/14 07/30/15
IT Vendor Risk Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 03/31/15
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L

Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems Europe
Magic Quadrant
12/11/14 11/01/15
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Magic Quadrant
09/03/14 09/03/15
LTE Network Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
04/28/14 04/30/15
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M

Managed Machine-to-Machine Services Global
Magic Quadrant
10/21/14 07/31/15
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services Global
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 08/31/15
Managed Mobility Europe
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/15/15
Managed Mobility Services Global
Magic Quadrant
07/24/14 10/30/15
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/06/14 11/06/15
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
12/18/14 12/18/15
Managed Security Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/30/14 12/30/15
Marketing Resource Management
Magic Quadrant
02/04/14 02/27/15
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
10/30/14 10/30/15
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/18/14 12/18/15
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 03/18/15
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
11/06/14 11/06/15
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Magic Quadrant
07/08/14 07/08/15
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 08/15/15
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/16/14 12/16/15
Mission-Critical Servers Japan
Magic Quadrant
01/08/15 01/08/16
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
09/02/14 09/02/15
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 12/24/15
Mobile Business Intelligence
Critical Capabilities
04/10/12 05/15/15
Mobile Data Protection Solutions
Critical Capabilities
09/23/14 09/23/15
Mobile Data Protection Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
09/08/14 09/08/15
Modular Servers
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 03/27/15
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
05/21/14 05/21/15
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
10/13/14 06/30/15
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N

Network Access Control Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/10/14 12/10/15
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Magic Quadrant
03/06/14 03/02/15
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 03/02/15
Network Services Asia/Pacific
Critical Capabilities
06/30/14 06/30/15
Network Services Global
Magic Quadrant
01/14/15 01/14/16
Network Services Pan-European
Critical Capabilities
01/14/15 01/14/16
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
02/11/14 03/31/16
On-Premises Application Integration Suites
Magic Quadrant
07/29/14 07/29/15
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 09/25/15
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 09/25/15
Operational Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
12/15/14 12/15/15
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/22/14 10/31/15
Oracle Application Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 10/30/15
Oracle Application Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/27/14 10/30/15
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P

Payroll BPO Services
Magic Quadrant
07/23/14 06/30/15
Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 02/12/15
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 05/28/15
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
01/30/15 01/30/16
Property and Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules North America
Magic Quadrant
12/23/14 12/23/15
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
08/27/14 08/27/15
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/09/14 07/09/15
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R

Risk Management Consulting Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/07/14 10/07/15
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S

S&OP System of Differentiation
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 03/31/15
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
07/15/14 07/15/15
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
01/06/15 01/06/16
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/21/14 10/30/15
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 10/30/15
SAP Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/31/14 08/31/15
Scale-Out File System Storage
Critical Capabilities
01/27/15 01/27/16
Secondary Site of Disaster Recovery Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 10/31/15
Secure Email Gateways
06/01/15
Worldwide 07/01/14
Secure Web Gateways Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
06/23/14 04/30/15
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Vendors Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/13/14 10/13/15
Security Information and Event Management
Critical Capabilities
06/25/14 05/29/15
Security Information and Event Management Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
06/25/14 05/29/15
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/15/15
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/02/14 10/31/15
Social Software in the Workplace
Magic Quadrant
09/03/14 08/31/15
Social Software in the Workplace
Critical Capabilities
12/18/14 09/30/15
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
08/28/14 08/28/15
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
08/29/14 08/29/15
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 04/15/15
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
07/01/13 02/15/15
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Magic Quadrant
06/11/14 06/30/15
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Magic Quadrant
03/06/14 07/31/15
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
06/12/14 06/12/15
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
10/31/14 10/31/15
Third-Party Logistics Europe
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 02/27/15
Third-Party Logistics North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 03/31/15
Third-Party Logistics Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
05/12/14 05/12/15
Trading Platforms
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 12/22/15
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
02/13/14 03/31/15
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U

Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
07/30/14 07/30/15
Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
08/04/14 07/31/15
Unified Communications as a Service Global
Magic Quadrant
08/28/14 08/28/15
Unified Communications as a Service North America
Critical Capabilities
11/25/14 11/25/15
Unified Communications for Mid-Size Enterprises North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 05/31/15
Unified Threat Management Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
08/07/14 08/07/15
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 05/31/15
Utilities Geographic Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
09/15/14 Retired
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W

WAN Optimization
Magic Quadrant
03/27/14 04/30/15
Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
09/30/14 09/30/15
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
06/17/14 07/31/15
Web Conferencing
Critical Capabilities
01/23/15 01/29/16
Web Conferencing
Magic Quadrant
12/09/14 12/09/15
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/09/14 07/30/15
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 07/30/15
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
06/26/14 08/14/15
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
08/26/14 06/01/15
Wireless Telecom Providers U.S
Critical Capabilities
05/07/14 04/30/15
Wireline Telecom Services U.S
Critical Capabilities
03/21/14 02/27/15
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X

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
07/02/14 07/02/15
x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
10/03/14 08/31/15
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