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)
Magic Quadrant
2/19/14 Q1 15
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/19/14 Q1 15
Application Delivery Controllers
Magic Quadrant
10/30/13 Q4 14
Application Development Life Cycle Management
Magic Quadrant
11/19/13 Q4 14
Application Performance Monitoring
Magic Quadrant
12/18/13 Q4 14
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
7/2/13 Q3 14
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Applications Services Governance
Magic Quadrant
8/8/13 Q3 14
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B

Blade Servers
Magic Quadrant
4/29/13 Q3 14
Business Analytics Services Worldwide (2014)
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Business Continuity Management Planning Software
Magic Quadrant
8/26/13 Q3 14
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/20/14 Q1 15
Business Operations Consulting Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/23/13 Q4 14
Business Process Management Platform as a Service
MarketScope
11/15/13 Retired
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C

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

Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools (DCIM)
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Data Center Network Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
4/24/14 Q2 15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
11/7/13 Q4 14
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
7/18/13 Q3 14
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
7/25/13 Q3 14
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
7/17/13 Q3 14
Data Masking Technology
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 Q4 14
Data Quality Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/7/13 Q4 14
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/7/14 Q1 15
Deduplication Backup Target Appliances
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Delivery Utility Enterprise Asset Management
Magic Quadrant
9/18/13 Q3 14
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
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E

E-Commerce
Magic Quadrant
5/8/13 Q3 14
E-Discovery Software
Magic Quadrant
6/19/14 Q2 15
End-User Outsourcing Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
8/14/13 Q3 14
End-User Outsourcing Services North America
Magic Quadrant
9/26/13 Q3 14
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
1/8/14 Q1 15
Enterprise Application Platforms as a Service (aPaaS)
Magic Quadrant
1/7/14 Q1 15
Enterprise Application Service Providers China
Magic Quadrant
8/21/13 Q3 14
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/3/13 Q4 14
Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances
Magic Quadrant
6/16/14 Q4 14
Enterprise Content Management
Magic Quadrant
9/23/13 Q3 14
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Magic Quadrant
2/12/13 Q3 14
Enterprise Governance Risk and Compliance Platforms
Magic Quadrant
9/24/13 Retired
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
11/5/13 Q4 14
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service
Magic Quadrant
1/27/14 Q1 15
Enterprise Legal Management Software
Magic Quadrant
10/23/13 Retired
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/3/14 Q2 15
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
4/15/14 Q2 15
Enterprise Search
Magic Quadrant
4/25/13 Q3 14
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
9/26/13 Q3 14
Environmental Health and Safety Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
5/6/14 Q2 15
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Magic Quadrant
8/6/13 Q4 14
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F

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

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

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

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

LTE Network Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
4/28/14 Q2 15
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M

Managed Hosting Europe
Magic Quadrant
6/19/13 Q3 14
Managed Hosting North America
Magic Quadrant
4/9/13 Q3 14
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services (M2MS)
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Managed Mobility Services
Magic Quadrant
7/25/13 Q3 14
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/21/13 Q4 14
Marketing Resource Management
Magic Quadrant
2/4/14 Q1 15
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
10/17/13 Q4 14
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
11/6/13 Q4 14
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/11/13 Q4 14
Mission Critical Servers - Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
8/7/13 Q3 14
Mobile Data Protection
Magic Quadrant
9/9/13 Q3 14
Multi-Node servers
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
5/21/14 Q2 15
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N

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

On-Premises Application Integration Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/27/13 Q3 14
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/21/13 Q3 14
Operational Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/24/13 Q4 14
Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/3/13 Q4 14
Oracle Applications Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
9/16/13 Q4 14
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P

Pan-Western European Mobile Service Providers
Magic Quadrant
1/9/13 Q3 14
Payroll BPO Services
Magic Quadrant
6/20/13 Q3 14
PLM in Retail Fashion and Apparel 2012
MarketScope
Upcoming Q3 14
Power Generation Enterprise Asset Management Software
Magic Quadrant
9/17/13 Q3 14
Price Optimization and Management Software for B2B: 2013
MarketScope
11/25/13 Retired
Procure-to-Pay suites for indirect spending
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Property & Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 Q2 15
Public Cloud Storage Services
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
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R

Retail Assortment Planning Applications
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
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S

S&OP system of differentiation
Magic Quadrant
8/23/12 Q4 14
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
7/17/13 Q3 14
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
9/5/13 Q3 14
SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/3/13 Q2 15
SAP Implementation Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
8/8/13 Q3 14
Secondary site of Disaster recovery in Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Secure E-Mail Gateways
Magic Quadrant
7/2/13 Q3 14
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
6/23/14 Q2 15
Security Awareness Products and Services
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Security Information and Event Management
Magic Quadrant
6/25/14 Q2 15
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Magic Quadrant
9/11/13 Q3 14
Small Cells and Carrier WiFi equipment
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Social Software in the Workplace
Magic Quadrant
9/10/13 Q3 14
SSD Arrays
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Storage in Japan's market
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
7/1/13 Q4 14
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Magic Quadrant
6/11/14 Q2 15
Supply Chain Planning System of Record 2013
Magic Quadrant
3/6/14 Q1 15
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T

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

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

Vendor Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
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W

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

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
6/27/13 Q3 14
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