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 MarketScope research notes. View latest spreadsheet.

MarketLast UpdateRefresh Date

A

Advanced Analytics Platforms (AAP)
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 2/19/14
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/19/14
Application Delivery Controllers
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/30/13
Application Development Life Cycle Management
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/19/13
Application Performance Monitoring
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/18/13
Application Performance Monitoring
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Application Security Testing
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/1/14
Application Security Testing
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Applications Services Governance
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 8/8/13
Asia/Pacific Network Providers
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 6/30/14
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B

Blade Servers
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 4/29/13
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/17/14
Business Continuity Management Planning Software
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 8/26/13
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 2/20/14
Business Operations Consulting Services Worldwide
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/23/13
Business Process Management Platform as a Service
Retired
MarketScope 11/15/13
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C

Case Management
Q2 15
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Case Management Frameworks
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 2/12/14
Client Management Tools
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/22/14
Client Management Tools
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 6/13/14
Cloud IaaS - Japan
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/28/14
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Q2 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/19/14
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Asia-Pacific
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/18/13
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Europe
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/9/14
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting North America
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/15/14
Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/21/13
Configuration Management Database
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 6/16/14
Configuration Price Quote Application Suites 2011
Q4 14
MarketScope 5/2/13
Configure Price and Quote Application Suites
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Contact Center as a Service in Europe
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/22/14
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 6/27/14
Contact Center Workforce Optimization
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/20/13
Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/12/13
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/19/14
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 7/9/14
Corporate Telephony
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/30/13
Corporate Telephony
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 4/24/14
CRM Lead Management
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/17/14
CRM Service Providers Worldwide
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 6/17/14
CRM Service Providers Worldwide
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Customer Communications Management Software
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/26/13
Customer Management Contact Center BPO
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/24/13
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D

Data Center Infrastructure Management Tool
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tool
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Data Center Network Infrastructure
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 4/24/14
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/7/13
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/16/14
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 7/25/13
Data Integration Tools
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/24/14
Data Integration Tools
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Data Masking Technology
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/12/13
Data Quality Tools
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/7/13
Data Quality Tools
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/7/14
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Deduplication Backup Target Appliances
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Delivery Utility Enterprise Asset Management
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/18/13
Digital Commerce: 2014
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Digital Marketing Hubs
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Digital Marketing Hubs
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
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E

E-Commerce
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 5/8/13
E-Discovery Software
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/19/14
End-User Outsourcing Services Europe
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/15/14
End-User Outsourcing Services North America
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/26/13
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 1/8/14
Enterprise Application Platforms as a Service (aPaaS)
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 1/7/14
Enterprise Application Service Providers China
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 8/21/13
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/3/13
Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 6/16/14
Enterprise Content Management
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/23/13
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/2/14
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Enterprise Governance Risk and Compliance Platforms
Retired
Magic Quadrant 9/24/13
Enterprise Information Archiving
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/5/13
Enterprise Information Archiving
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 1/27/14
Enterprise Legal Management Software
Retired
Magic Quadrant 10/23/13
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/3/14
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 4/15/14
Enterprise Search
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/16/14
Enterprise Video Content Management
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/26/13
Enterprise Video Content Management
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Environmental Health and Safety Management Systems
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/6/14
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 8/6/13
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F

Fiber-to-the-Home Equipment
Retired
Magic Quadrant 10/15/13
Field Service Management
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/9/13
Finance and Accounting BPO
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/28/14
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 3/31/13
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 3/7/14
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 3/7/14
Global Digital Marketing Agencies
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/5/13
Global Enterprise Desktops and Notebooks
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/21/13
Global Enterprise EHR Systems
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/9/13
Global IT Asset Disposition
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/19/13
Global MSSPs
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 2/26/14
Global Network Service Providers
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/20/14
Global Risk Management Consulting Services
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 8/20/13
Global Third-Party Logistics Providers
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/12/14
Group Video Systems 2014
Q2 15
MarketScope 6/24/14
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H

Horizontal Portals
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/12/13
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I

Identity and Access Management as a Service
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/2/14
Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/30/13
Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Infrastructure and Operations Business Value Dashboard Tools
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 4/1/14
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/19/13
Integrated Marketing Management
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/31/13
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/17/13
Integrated Software Quality Suites
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 7/11/13
Integrated Systems
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/16/14
Integrated Workplace Management Systems
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/26/14
Integration Brokerage
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 4/7/14
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/17/14
International Retail Core Banking
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/8/13
International Retail Core Banking
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Intrusion Prevention Systems
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/16/13
IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications
Q2 15
MarketScope 5/16/14
IT Risk and Security Management Software
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
IT Service Catalog
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 3/17/14
IT Service Support Management Tools
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 8/20/13
IT Service Support Management Tools
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
IT Services for Communications Service Providers
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/30/14
IVR Systems and Enterprise Voice Portals
Q2 15
MarketScope 6/13/14
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L

Life Insurance
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
LTE Network Infrastructure
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 4/28/14
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M

Managed Machine-to-Machine Services (M2MS)
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services (M2MS)
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Managed Mobility in Europe
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Managed Mobility Services
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/24/14
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/21/13
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Marketing Resource Management
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 2/4/14
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/17/13
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/6/13
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/8/14
Meter Data Management Products
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/11/13
Mission Critical Servers - Japan
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 8/7/13
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Mobile BI 2013
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Mobile Data Protection 2014
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/9/13
Mobile Data Protection 2015
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Mobile Device Management Software
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 6/4/14
Multi-Node servers
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Multichannel Campaign Management
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/21/14
Multichannel Campaign Management
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
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N

Network Access Control
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/12/13
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD)
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/6/14
North American Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 6/19/13
North American Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Q2 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
North American Property & Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
North American Property & Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
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O

Object Storage
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 2/11/14
On-Premises Application Integration Suites
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/29/14
Operational Database Management Systems
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 10/21/13
Operational Database Management Systems
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Operational Risk Management
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Operational Risk Management
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Operations Support Systems
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/24/13
Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 10/3/13
Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Oracle Applications Implementation Services Worldwide
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 9/16/13
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P

Pan-European Network Services
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 3/26/14
Pan-Western European Mobile Service Providers
Retired
Magic Quadrant 1/9/13
Pan-Western European Mobile Service Providers
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 3/28/14
Payroll BPO Services
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/23/14
PLM in Retail Fashion and Apparel 2012
Q3 14
MarketScope Upcoming
Power Generation Enterprise Asset Management Software
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/17/13
Price Optimization and Management Software for B2B: 2013
Retired
MarketScope 11/25/13
Procure-to-Pay suites for indirect spending
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Property & Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/28/14
Public Cloud Storage Services
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/9/14
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S

S&OP system of differentiation
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 8/23/12
Sales Force Automation
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/15/14
Sales Performance Management
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/5/13
SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 10/3/13
SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
SAP Implementation Service Providers Worldwide
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 8/8/13
Search Based Data Discovery
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Secondary site of Disaster recovery in Japan
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Secure Email Gateways
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/1/14
Secure Web Gateways
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/23/14
Security Awareness Products and Services
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Security Information and Event Management
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/25/14
Security Information and Event Management
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 6/25/14
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/11/13
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Small Cells and Carrier WiFi equipment
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Social Software in the Workplace
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 9/10/13
Social Software in the Workplace
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Solid-State Arrays
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Solid-State Arrays
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Storage in Japan's market
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 7/1/13
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/11/14
Supply Chain Planning System of Record 2013
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/6/14
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T

Talent Management Suites
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/12/14
Talent Management Suites
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Third Party Logistics Providers in Asia/Pacific 2014
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Third Party Logistics Providers in Europe 2014
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Transportation Management Systems
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 2/13/14
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U

Unified Communications
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 7/31/13
Unified Communications
Q3 15
Critical Capabil 7/30/14
Unified Communications as a Service
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 11/5/13
Unified Communications as a Service
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Unified Communications for the SMB Market Western Europe
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 8/21/13
Unified Communications SMB
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
Unified Threat Management
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 7/19/13
US Wireless Telecom Services
Q2 15
Critical Capabil 5/7/14
US Wireline Telecom Services
Q1 15
Critical Capabil 3/21/14
User Authentication
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/9/13
User Experience Platforms
Q1 15
MarketScope 1/31/14
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 5/28/14
Utilities Geographic Information Systems
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
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V

Vendor Risk Management Solutions
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant Upcoming
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W

WAN Optimization
Q1 15
Magic Quadrant 3/27/14
Warehouse Management Systems
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 5/15/13
Web Access Management
Retired
MarketScope 11/15/13
Web Application Firewalls
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/17/14
Web Conferencing
Q4 14
Magic Quadrant 12/10/12
Web Conferencing
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Web Content Management
Q3 14
Magic Quadrant 7/31/13
Web Content Management
Q4 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Q2 15
Magic Quadrant 6/26/14
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
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X

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Q3 15
Magic Quadrant 7/2/14
x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Q3 14
Critical Capabil Upcoming
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