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
02/19/14 Q1 15
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
03/19/14 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 Performance Monitoring
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
07/01/14 Q3 15
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Applications Services Governance
Magic Quadrant
08/08/13 Q3 14
Asia/Pacific Network Providers
Critical Capabilities
06/30/14 Q2 15
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B

Blade Servers
Magic Quadrant
04/29/13 Q3 14
BPM Platform- based Case Management Frameworks
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q1 15
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/17/14 Q3 15
Business Continuity Management Planning Software
Magic Quadrant
08/27/14 Q3 15
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
02/20/14 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

Case Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q2 15
Case Management Frameworks
Critical Capabilities
02/12/14 Q1 15
Client Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
05/22/14 Q2 15
Client Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
06/13/14 Q2 15
Cloud IaaS - Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 Q2 15
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services
Magic Quadrant
05/19/14 Q2 15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Asia-Pacific
Magic Quadrant
12/18/13 Q4 14
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Europe
Magic Quadrant
07/09/14 Q3 15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting North America
Magic Quadrant
07/15/14 Q3 15
Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services
Magic Quadrant
10/21/13 Q4 14
Configuration Management Database
Critical Capabilities
06/16/14 Q2 15
Configuration Price Quote Application Suites 2011
MarketScope
05/02/13 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
05/22/14 Q2 15
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
06/27/14 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
03/19/14 Q1 15
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
07/09/14 Q2 15
Corporate Telephony
Magic Quadrant
09/30/13 Q3 14
Corporate Telephony
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
04/24/14 Q2 15
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
06/17/14 Q2 15
CRM Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
06/17/14 Q3 14
CRM Service Providers Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 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 Tool
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tool
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Data Center Network Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
04/24/14 Q2 15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
11/07/13 Q4 14
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
07/16/14 Q3 15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
07/25/13 Q3 14
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
07/24/14 Q3 15
Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Data Management for Data Warehouse and Analytics Solutions
Magic Quadrant
03/07/14 Q1 15
Data Masking Technology
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 Q4 14
Data Quality Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/07/13 Q4 14
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
08/18/14 Q3 15
Deduplication Backup Target Appliances
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Delivery Utility Enterprise Asset Management
Magic Quadrant
09/18/13 Q3 14
Digital Commerce: 2014
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Digital Marketing Hubs
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
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E

E-Commerce
Magic Quadrant
05/08/13 Q3 14
E-Discovery Software
Magic Quadrant
06/19/14 Q2 15
End-User Outsourcing Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
07/15/14 Q3 15
End-User Outsourcing Services North America
Magic Quadrant
08/26/14 Q3 15
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
01/08/14 Q1 15
Enterprise Application Platforms as a Service (aPaaS)
Magic Quadrant
01/07/14 Q1 15
Enterprise Application Service Providers China
Magic Quadrant
08/06/14 Q3 15
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/03/13 Q4 14
Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances
Magic Quadrant
06/16/14 Q4 14
Enterprise Content Management
Magic Quadrant
09/23/13 Q3 14
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Magic Quadrant
07/02/14 Q3 15
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Critical Capabilities
08/13/14 Q3 15
Enterprise Governance Risk and Compliance Platforms
Magic Quadrant
09/24/13 Retired
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
11/05/13 Q4 14
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service
Magic Quadrant
01/27/14 Q1 15
Enterprise Legal Management Software
Magic Quadrant
10/23/13 Retired
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
06/03/14 Q2 15
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
04/15/14 Q2 15
Enterprise Search
Magic Quadrant
07/16/14 Q3 15
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
09/26/13 Q3 14
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Environmental Health and Safety Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
05/06/14 Q2 15
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Magic Quadrant
08/06/13 Q4 14
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F

Fiber-to-the-Home Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/15/13 Retired
Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
10/09/13 Q4 14
Finance and Accounting BPO
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 Q2 15
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
03/31/13 Q3 14
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
03/07/14 Q1 15
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
03/07/14 Q1 15
Global Digital Marketing Agencies
Magic Quadrant
12/05/13 Q4 14
Global Enterprise Desktops and Notebooks
Magic Quadrant
11/21/13 Q4 14
Global Enterprise EHR Systems
Magic Quadrant
09/09/13 Q3 14
Global IT Asset Disposition
Magic Quadrant
12/19/13 Q4 14
Global MSSPs
Magic Quadrant
02/26/14 Q1 15
Global Network Service Providers
Magic Quadrant
03/20/14 Q1 15
Global Risk Management Consulting Services
Magic Quadrant
08/20/13 Q4 14
Global Third-Party Logistics Providers
Magic Quadrant
05/12/14 Q2 15
Group Video Systems 2014
MarketScope
06/24/14 Q2 15
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H

Horizontal Portals
Magic Quadrant
09/12/13 Q3 14
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I

Identity and Access Management as a Service
Magic Quadrant
06/02/14 Q2 15
Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)
Magic Quadrant
12/30/13 Q4 14
Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Infrastructure and Operations Business Value Dashboard Tools
Critical Capabilities
04/01/14 Q2 15
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
08/28/14 Q3 15
Integrated Systems
Magic Quadrant
06/16/14 Q2 15
Integrated Workplace Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
06/26/14 Q2 15
Integration Brokerage
Magic Quadrant
04/07/14 Q2 15
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
03/17/14 Q1 15
International Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
10/08/13 Q4 14
International Retail Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Intrusion Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
12/16/13 Q4 14
IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications
MarketScope
05/16/14 Q2 15
IT Risk and Security Management Software
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
IT Service Catalog
Critical Capabilities
03/17/14 Q1 15
IT Service Support Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
08/25/14 Q3 15
IT Service Support Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
08/12/14 Q3 15
IT Services for Communications Service Providers
Magic Quadrant
07/30/14 Q3 15
IVR Systems and Enterprise Voice Portals
MarketScope
06/13/14 Q2 15
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L

Life Insurance
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
LTE Network Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
04/28/14 Q2 15
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M

Managed M2M Communications Services
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services (M2MS)
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Managed Mobility in Europe
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Managed Mobility Services
Magic Quadrant
07/24/14 Q3 15
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/21/13 Q4 14
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Marketing Resource Management
Magic Quadrant
02/04/14 Q1 15
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
10/17/13 Q4 14
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
11/06/13 Q4 14
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Magic Quadrant
07/08/14 Q3 15
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
08/07/13 Q3 14
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Mobile BI 2013
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Mobile Data Protection
Magic Quadrant
09/09/13 Q3 14
Mobile Data Protection 2015
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Mobile Device Management Software
Critical Capabilities
06/04/14 Q2 15
Multi-Node servers
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
05/21/14 Q2 15
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
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N

Network Access Control
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 Q4 14
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD)
Magic Quadrant
03/06/14 Q1 15
North American Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Magic Quadrant
06/19/13 Q3 14
North American Property & Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
North American Property & Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
02/11/14 Q1 15
On-Premises Application Integration Suites
Magic Quadrant
07/29/14 Q3 15
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/21/13 Q3 14
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Operational Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Operational Risk Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/24/13 Q4 14
Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/03/13 Q4 14
Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Oracle Applications Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
09/16/13 Q4 14
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P

Pan-European Network Services
Critical Capabilities
03/26/14 Q1 15
Pan-Western European Mobile Service Providers
Critical Capabilities
03/28/14 Q1 15
Payroll BPO Services
Magic Quadrant
07/23/14 Q3 15
PLM in Retail Fashion and Apparel 2012
MarketScope
Upcoming Q3 14
Power Generation Enterprise Asset Management Software
Magic Quadrant
09/17/13 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 and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 Q2 15
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
08/08/14 Q3 15
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Critical Capabilities
08/27/14 Q3 15
Public Cloud Storage Services
Magic Quadrant
07/09/14 Q3 15
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S

S&OP system of differentiation
Magic Quadrant
08/23/12 Q4 14
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
07/15/14 Q3 15
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
09/05/13 Q3 14
SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/03/13 Q2 15
SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
SAP Implementation Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
08/08/13 Q3 14
Search Based Data Discovery
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Secondary site of Disaster recovery in Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Secure Email Gateways
Magic Quadrant
07/01/14 Q3 15
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
06/23/14 Q2 15
Security Awareness Products and Services
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q3 14
Security Information and Event Management
Magic Quadrant
06/25/14 Q2 15
Security Information and Event Management
Critical Capabilities
06/25/14 Q2 15
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Magic Quadrant
09/11/13 Q3 14
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Social Software in the Workplace
Magic Quadrant
09/10/13 Q3 14
Social Software in the Workplace
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
08/28/14 Q3 15
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
08/29/14 Q3 15
Storage in Japans Market
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
07/01/13 Q4 14
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Magic Quadrant
06/11/14 Q2 15
Supply Chain Planning System of Record 2013
Magic Quadrant
03/06/14 Q1 15
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
06/12/14 Q2 15
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
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
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
02/13/14 Q1 15
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U

Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
08/04/14 Q3 15
Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
07/30/14 Q3 15
Unified Communications as a Service
Magic Quadrant
08/28/14 Q3 15
Unified Communications as a Service
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Unified Communications for the SMB Market Western Europe
Magic Quadrant
08/21/13 Q4 14
Unified Communications SMB
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming Q4 14
Unified Threat Management
Magic Quadrant
08/07/14 Q3 15
US Wireless Telecom Services
Critical Capabilities
05/07/14 Q2 15
US Wireline Telecom Services
Critical Capabilities
03/21/14 Q1 15
User Authentication
Magic Quadrant
12/09/13 Q4 14
User Experience Platforms
MarketScope
01/31/14 Q1 15
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
05/28/14 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
03/27/14 Q1 15
Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
05/15/13 Q3 14
Web Access Management
MarketScope
11/15/13 Retired
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
06/17/14 Q2 15
Web Conferencing
Magic Quadrant
12/10/12 Q4 14
Web Conferencing
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
07/31/13 Q3 14
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q4 14
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
06/26/14 Q2 15
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
08/26/14 Q3 15
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X

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
07/02/14 Q3 15
x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming Q3 14
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