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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 upcoming research on the Publication Calendar.

MarketLast UpdateRefresh Date

A

Access Management Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 6/6/17
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/14/16 3/14/17
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
3/14/16 3/14/17
Application Delivery Controllers
Magic Quadrant
8/29/16 8/29/17
Application Delivery Controllers
Critical Capabilities
8/29/16 8/29/17
Application Performance Monitoring
Critical Capabilities
2/3/16 12/31/16
Application Performance Monitoring Suites
Magic Quadrant
12/17/15 12/17/16
Application Release Automation
Magic Quadrant
8/1/16 8/1/17
Application Release Automation Solutions
Critical Capabilities
8/1/16 8/1/17
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
8/17/15 4/3/17
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
8/6/15 2/28/17
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 11/30/16
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B

BPM-Platform-Based Case Management Frameworks
Magic Quadrant
10/24/16 10/24/17
BPM-Platform-Based Case Management Frameworks
Critical Capabilities
8/12/15 11/19/16
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
9/22/15 2/28/17
Business Continuity Management Planning Software Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/11/16 7/11/17
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/4/16 2/4/17
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Critical Capabilities
3/10/16 3/3/17
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C

Cloud Access Security Brokers
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 10/31/17
Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 6/30/17
Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
6/16/16 6/16/17
Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Critical Capabilities
10/11/16 10/11/17
Cloud IaaS Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/31/16
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
8/3/16 8/3/17
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
8/2/16 8/2/17
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/23/16 5/23/17
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
10/17/16 10/31/17
Configure Price Quote Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
N/A 12/4/17
Contact Center as a Service North America
Magic Quadrant
10/24/16 10/24/17
Contact Center as a Service Western Europe
Magic Quadrant
10/24/16 10/24/17
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
5/19/16 5/31/17
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 11/19/16
CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Service Providers
Critical Capabilities
5/9/16 5/9/17
CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/22/15 12/22/16
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
5/4/16 5/4/17
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
9/6/16 9/6/17
Customer Communications Management Software
Magic Quadrant
12/21/15 12/31/16
Customer Management Contact Center BPO
Magic Quadrant
12/23/14 1/28/17
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D

Data Center Backup and Recovery Software
Magic Quadrant
6/8/16 8/31/17
Data Center Backup and Recovery Software
Critical Capabilities
6/8/16 9/29/17
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
3/7/16 3/7/17
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/10/16 10/10/17
Data Center Networking
Magic Quadrant
5/16/16 5/16/17
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
8/16/16 8/16/17
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
6/27/16 6/27/17
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
7/7/16 7/7/17
Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
11/25/15 11/30/16
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/8/16 7/27/17
Data Management Solution for Analytics
Magic Quadrant
2/25/16 2/25/17
Data Masking Technology Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/22/15 Retired
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/18/15 12/18/16
Data Quality Tools
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 11/30/16
Data Science Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/9/16 2/16/17
Data Science Platforms
Critical Capabilities
2/25/16 2/25/17
Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics
Critical Capabilities
7/13/16 7/13/17
Digital Commerce
Critical Capabilities
6/20/16 6/20/17
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
3/9/16 3/30/17
Digital Marketing Analytics
Magic Quadrant
10/5/16 10/5/17
Digital Marketing Hubs
Critical Capabilities
4/19/16 4/19/17
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
1/5/16 1/5/17
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Magic Quadrant
6/16/16 6/16/17
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Critical Capabilities
10/10/16 10/10/17
Disaster Recovery Sites Japan
Magic Quadrant
3/28/16 3/28/17
Distributed File Systems and Object Storage
Magic Quadrant
10/20/16 10/20/17
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E

Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/1/16 1/31/17
Enterprise Agile Planning Tools
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/27/17
Enterprise Agile Planning Tools
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/27/17
Enterprise Application Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/24/16 3/24/17
Enterprise Architecture Consultancies
Magic Quadrant
6/24/15 11/19/16
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/7/15 12/31/16
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
5/3/16 5/17/17
Enterprise Asset Management Software
Magic Quadrant
9/15/15 11/30/16
Enterprise Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/31/16 10/31/17
Enterprise Content Management
Critical Capabilities
12/8/15 11/30/16
Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 2/28/17
Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
Critical Capabilities
4/25/16 4/3/17
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Magic Quadrant
7/21/16 7/21/17
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Critical Capabilities
10/29/15 11/19/16
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 1/31/17
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
10/29/15 12/31/16
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/24/16 3/24/17
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/8/16 6/8/17
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
6/13/16 6/13/17
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
5/25/16 5/25/17
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
11/30/15 1/27/17
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
2/26/16 12/30/16
Europe Context: Managed Security Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
5/6/15 11/19/16
European Managed Workplace Services
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/22/17
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F

Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 11/14/16
Financial Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
5/31/16 5/31/17
Financial Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
9/26/16 9/26/17
Full Life Cycle API Management
Magic Quadrant
10/27/16 10/27/17
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
10/31/16 10/27/17
General-Purpose Disk Arrays Japan
Magic Quadrant
3/15/16 2/28/17
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
10/21/15 11/19/16
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
10/21/15 11/19/16
Global Digital Marketing Agencies
Magic Quadrant
3/22/16 3/22/17
Global Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
4/21/16 4/21/17
Global Retail Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
9/8/16 9/8/17
Government (Federal) Context: Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
MQ Industry Context
5/19/15 11/19/16
Group Video Systems
Magic Quadrant
7/14/16 7/14/17
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H

Healthcare Context: Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Industry Context
5/10/16 11/19/16
High-Security Mobility Management
Critical Capabilities
8/25/16 8/25/17
Horizontal Portals
Magic Quadrant
10/17/16 10/17/17
Horizontal Portals
Critical Capabilities
12/10/15 11/30/16
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I

Identity and Access Management as a Service Worldwide
299338
9/29/17 Critical
Identity and Access Management as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
6/6/16 Retired
Identity Governance and Administration
Magic Quadrant
2/29/16 2/28/17
Identity Governance and Administration
Critical Capabilities
3/15/16 3/14/17
Insight Engines
Magic Quadrant
8/19/15 2/28/17
Insurance Context: Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
MQ Industry Context
3/15/15 11/19/16
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Magic Quadrant
11/18/14 11/30/16
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Magic Quadrant
10/17/16 10/17/17
Integrated Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/10/16 10/10/17
Integrated Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 11/19/16
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
8/18/16 8/18/17
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
8/22/16 8/22/17
Intrusion Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 11/30/16
IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/24/16 5/24/17
IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
9/8/16 9/8/17
IT Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
5/19/16 5/19/17
IT Service Support Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
8/24/16 8/24/17
IT Service Support Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/24/16 8/24/17
IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/14/16 7/14/17
IT Vendor Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
4/28/16 4/28/17
IT Vendor Risk Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 6/30/17
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L

Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems Europe
Critical Capabilities
12/15/15 12/15/16
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems Europe
Magic Quadrant
12/8/15 12/8/16
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Magic Quadrant
2/16/16 4/14/17
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Critical Capabilities
9/13/16 5/31/17
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M

Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting Europe
Magic Quadrant
6/28/16 6/28/17
Managed M2M Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/17/16 10/17/17
Managed Mobile Services Europe
Critical Capabilities
5/31/16 5/31/17
Managed Mobility Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/27/16 10/27/17
Managed Print and Content Services
Magic Quadrant
12/21/15 Retired
Managed Security Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/23/15 12/23/16
Managed Workplace Services North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/31/17
Marketing Resource Management
Magic Quadrant
2/8/16 Retired
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/21/15 Retired
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/29/15 Retired
Master Data Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 11/19/16
Master Data Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/23/16
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Magic Quadrant
9/1/16 9/1/17
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Critical Capabilities
8/25/15 9/29/17
Metadata Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
8/15/16 8/15/17
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/14/15 12/14/16
Midmarket Context: Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Company Size Context
5/10/16 11/19/16
Mission-Critical Servers Japan
Magic Quadrant
3/14/16 3/31/17
Mobile App Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
6/15/16 6/30/17
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
8/9/16 8/9/17
Modular Servers
Magic Quadrant
5/23/16 5/23/17
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
4/14/16 4/14/17
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
7/21/16 7/21/17
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N

Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Magic Quadrant
2/1/16 2/20/17
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Critical Capabilities
2/1/16 2/20/17
Network Services Asia/Pacific
Critical Capabilities
7/27/16 5/31/17
Network Services Global
Magic Quadrant
1/14/16 2/28/17
Network Services Pan-European
Critical Capabilities
1/12/16 2/28/17
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
2/11/14 3/31/17
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/5/16 10/5/17
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
10/6/16 10/6/17
Operational ERP for Midmarket Companies
Magic Quadrant
12/9/15 11/19/16
Operational Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
12/14/15 12/14/16
Operational Risk Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
2/8/16 2/8/17
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/20/15 11/19/16
Oracle Application Service Providers EMEA
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/29/17
Oracle Application Service Providers EMEA
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 1/30/17
Oracle Application Services North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/29/17
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P

Payroll BPO Services
Magic Quadrant
8/25/16 8/25/17
Procure-to-Pay Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/13/16 6/13/17
Procure-to-Pay Suites
Critical Capabilities
9/19/16 9/19/17
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
7/21/16 7/21/17
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
8/16/16 8/16/17
Property and Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules North America
Magic Quadrant
1/25/16 1/25/17
Property and Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules North America
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 2/25/17
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/26/15 11/19/16
Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 2/28/17
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/26/16 7/26/17
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R

Retail Loyalty Management Applications
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 11/19/16
Risk Management Consulting Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 Retired
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S

Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation
Magic Quadrant
4/29/15 12/30/16
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
8/10/16 8/10/17
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
1/21/16 4/30/17
SAP Application Service Providers EMEA
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/30/17
SAP Application Services Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/31/17
SAP Application Services North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/29/17
Scale-Out File System Storage
Critical Capabilities
1/27/15 11/19/16
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
6/6/16 6/6/17
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
Magic Quadrant
10/25/16 10/8/17
Security Information and Event Management
Magic Quadrant
8/10/16 8/10/17
Security Information and Event Management
Critical Capabilities
8/10/16 8/10/17
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/13/16 10/13/17
Software Test Automation
Magic Quadrant
12/10/15 12/10/16
Software Test Automation
Critical Capabilities
4/7/16 1/31/17
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
8/22/16 8/22/17
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
6/25/15 8/31/17
Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
5/31/16 5/31/17
Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions
313633
9/26/17 Critical
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
2/4/15 11/19/16
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Magic Quadrant
6/13/16 6/13/17
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Magic Quadrant
1/19/16 1/19/17
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
8/10/15 12/30/16
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
10/14/15 11/19/16
Third-Party Logistics Europe
Magic Quadrant
4/20/15 2/28/17
Third-Party Logistics North America
Magic Quadrant
4/21/15 11/30/16
Third-Party Logistics Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/2/16 3/30/18
Trading Platforms
Magic Quadrant
12/15/15 12/15/16
Trading Platforms
Critical Capabilities
5/4/16 5/4/17
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/24/15 3/30/17
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U

U.S. Enterprise Mobile Service Providers
Critical Capabilities
3/15/16 4/3/17
Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
7/26/16 8/31/17
Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
7/13/16 8/31/17
Unified Communications as a Service Global
Critical Capabilities
11/25/15 11/30/16
Unified Communications as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
8/23/16 8/23/17
Unified Communications for Midsize Enterprises North America
Magic Quadrant
5/5/15 5/25/17
Unified Threat Management
Magic Quadrant
8/30/16 8/30/17
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
6/9/16 6/9/17
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W

WAN Optimization
Magic Quadrant
5/16/16 Retired
Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
1/21/16 3/31/17
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
7/19/16 7/19/17
Web Conferencing
Critical Capabilities
2/22/16 12/30/16
Web Conferencing
Magic Quadrant
12/28/15 11/30/16
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
9/29/16 9/28/17
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
7/30/15 11/19/16
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
8/30/16 8/30/17
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
9/12/16 9/12/17
Wireline Telecom Services U.S.
Critical Capabilities
2/29/16 2/28/17
Workforce Engagement Management
Magic Quadrant
12/8/15 1/6/17
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X

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
8/3/16 8/3/17
x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
8/3/16 8/3/17
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