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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
6/7/17 6/4/18
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
4/10/17 4/10/18
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
4/10/17 4/10/18
Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/16/17 2/16/18
Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms
Critical Capabilities
3/2/17 3/2/18
Application Delivery Controllers
Magic Quadrant
8/29/16 Retired
Application Performance Monitoring Suites
Magic Quadrant
12/21/16 7/30/17
Application Performance Monitoring Suites
Critical Capabilities
12/21/16 7/30/17
Application Release Automation
Magic Quadrant
8/1/16 8/1/17
Application Release Automation
Critical Capabilities
8/1/16 8/1/17
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
2/28/17 2/28/18
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
3/21/17 3/21/18
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/28/16 11/28/17
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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
11/3/16 11/3/17
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
2/14/17 2/14/18
Business Continuity Management Planning Solutions Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/12/17 7/11/18
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C

Cloud Access Security Brokers
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 10/31/17
Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize Large and Global Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
6/19/17 6/19/18
Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Midsize Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/3/18
Cloud Financial Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
9/26/16 9/26/17
Cloud Financial Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
6/29/17 6/29/18
Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
6/16/16 7/16/17
Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Critical Capabilities
10/11/16 7/31/17
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Japan
Magic Quadrant
3/1/17 3/1/18
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
6/15/17 6/15/18
Cloud Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
6/29/17 6/29/18
Cloud Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 9/29/17
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 Europe
Magic Quadrant
10/24/16 10/31/17
Contact Center as a Service North America
Magic Quadrant
10/24/16 10/24/17
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/16/17 5/16/18
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
5/22/17 5/17/18
Content Collaboration Platforms
Critical Capabilities
11/21/16 9/29/17
Content Collaboration Platforms
Magic Quadrant
7/25/17 8/24/18
Content Services Platforms
Magic Quadrant
10/31/16 9/30/17
Content Services Platforms
Critical Capabilities
11/29/16 10/31/17
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 7/30/17
CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Service Providers
Critical Capabilities
5/31/17 5/31/18
CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/1/16 12/1/17
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
5/8/17 5/8/18
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
9/6/16 9/28/17
Customer Communications Management Software
Magic Quadrant
1/26/17 Retired
Customer Management Contact Center BPO Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/22/17 3/22/18
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D

Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions
Magic Quadrant
6/8/16 8/31/17
Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions
Critical Capabilities
6/8/16 9/29/17
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/10/16 Retired
Data Center Networking
Magic Quadrant
7/3/17 7/16/18
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
7/24/17 8/31/18
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
6/6/17 6/6/18
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
6/22/17 6/22/18
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/8/16 8/31/17
Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
11/9/16 11/30/17
Data Management Solutions for Analytics
Magic Quadrant
2/20/17 1/26/18
Data Management Solutions for Analytics
Critical Capabilities
3/16/17 3/16/18
Data Quality Tools
Magic Quadrant
11/23/16 11/30/17
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/8/16 12/8/17
Data Science & Machine Learning Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/14/17 2/14/18
Data Science & Machine Learning Platforms
Critical Capabilities
6/7/17 3/31/18
Digital Banking Platforms
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 10/27/17
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
4/24/17 4/24/18
Digital Commerce
Critical Capabilities
4/24/17 4/24/18
Digital Experience Platforms
Magic Quadrant
10/17/16 10/27/17
Digital Experience Platforms
Critical Capabilities
11/15/16 11/30/17
Digital Marketing Analytics
Magic Quadrant
10/5/16 10/5/17
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
2/14/17 Retired
Digital Marketing Hubs
Critical Capabilities
5/3/17 5/3/18
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Critical Capabilities
6/15/17 6/15/18
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Magic Quadrant
6/19/17 6/19/18
Disaster Recovery Sites Japan
Magic Quadrant
3/29/17 2/28/18
Distributed File Systems
Critical Capabilities
1/27/15 11/30/17
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 1/30/18
Enterprise Agile Planning Tools
Magic Quadrant
4/27/17 4/27/18
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Critical Capabilities
1/9/17 12/22/17
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
5/24/17 5/24/18
Enterprise Asset Management
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 9/1/17
Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
Magic Quadrant
2/16/17 2/16/18
Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
Critical Capabilities
4/10/17 4/10/18
Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service
Magic Quadrant
4/27/17 4/27/18
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
12/5/16 12/5/17
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
2/13/17 12/22/17
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service
Magic Quadrant
3/30/17 3/30/18
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
7/10/17 7/30/18
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
11/22/16 12/15/17
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
11/29/16 12/15/17
Europe Context: Managed Security Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
5/6/15 7/30/17
European Managed Workplace Services
Magic Quadrant
1/11/17 1/11/18
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F

Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
11/3/16 10/10/17
Financial Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
9/26/16 Retired
Full Life Cycle API Management
Magic Quadrant
10/27/16 3/30/18
Full Life Cycle API Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 3/30/18
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
10/31/16 10/31/17
General-Purpose Disk Arrays Japan
Magic Quadrant
3/22/17 3/22/18
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
11/22/16 11/22/17
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
11/22/16 11/22/17
Global Digital Marketing Agencies
Magic Quadrant
3/20/17 3/20/18
Global Retail Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
9/8/16 9/8/17
Global Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
7/10/17 7/30/18
Government (Federal) Context: Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
MQ Industry Context
5/19/15 7/30/17
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H

Healthcare Context: Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Industry Context
5/10/16 7/30/17
High-Security Mobility Management
Critical Capabilities
8/25/16 7/18/17
Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
10/10/16 Retired
Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
11/2/16 Retired
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I

Identity Governance and Administration
Magic Quadrant
2/22/17 2/28/18
Identity Governance and Administration
Critical Capabilities
5/1/17 5/31/18
Indoor Location Services
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 11/30/17
Insight Engines
Magic Quadrant
3/30/17 4/30/18
Insurance Context: Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
MQ Industry Context
3/15/15 7/30/17
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Magic Quadrant
11/22/16 11/22/17
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Magic Quadrant
10/17/16 10/31/17
Integrated Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
12/13/16 12/31/17
Integrated Risk Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/13/16 12/31/17
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
8/18/16 9/30/17
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
8/22/16 11/30/17
Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
1/16/17 1/16/18
IT Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
6/29/17 6/29/18
IT Service Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
8/24/16 8/24/17
IT Service Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/24/16 8/24/17
IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/19/17 7/14/18
IT Vendor Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
6/29/17 6/29/18
IT Vendor Risk Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 9/30/17
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L

Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems Europe
Magic Quadrant
11/10/16 10/16/17
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems Europe
Critical Capabilities
12/19/16 10/27/17
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Critical Capabilities
9/13/16 7/31/17
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Magic Quadrant
6/27/17 6/27/18
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M

Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting Europe
Magic Quadrant
6/28/17 6/28/18
Managed M2M Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/17/16 10/31/17
Managed Mobile Services Europe
Critical Capabilities
2/13/17 2/13/18
Managed Mobility Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/27/16 1/8/18
Managed Security Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
1/26/17 1/26/18
Managed Workplace Services Europe
Critical Capabilities
4/4/17 1/31/18
Managed Workplace Services North America
Critical Capabilities
3/28/17 1/31/18
Manufacturing Execution Systems
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 11/30/17
Master Data Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
1/19/17 10/31/17
Master Data Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
2/21/17 11/30/17
Meeting Solutions
Magic Quadrant
11/10/16 9/30/17
Meeting Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/12/16 10/30/17
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Critical Capabilities
8/25/15 9/29/17
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Magic Quadrant
9/1/16 9/1/17
Metadata Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
8/15/16 8/15/17
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/7/16 12/7/17
Midmarket Context: Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Company Size Context
6/10/17 7/30/17
Mission-Critical Servers Japan
Magic Quadrant
4/24/17 4/24/18
Mobile App Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
6/12/17 6/25/18
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
7/17/17 7/31/18
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
4/11/17 4/11/18
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
7/27/17 7/31/18
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N

Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Critical Capabilities
2/21/17 2/21/18
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Magic Quadrant
2/21/17 2/21/18
Network Services Asia/Pacific
Critical Capabilities
6/20/17 6/20/18
Network Services Global
Magic Quadrant
2/13/17 2/13/18
Network Services Pan-European
Critical Capabilities
3/15/17 3/15/18
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
2/11/14 1/31/18
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/5/16 10/5/17
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
10/6/16 10/5/17
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
11/29/16 10/31/17
Oracle Application Services EMEA
Magic Quadrant
2/8/17 Retired
Oracle Application Services EMEA
Critical Capabilities
2/8/17 Retired
Oracle Application Services North America
Magic Quadrant
2/13/17 Retired
Oracle Application Services North America
Critical Capabilities
2/13/17 Retired
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P

P&C Core Platforms North America
Magic Quadrant
1/25/16 8/31/17
P&C Core Platforms North America
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 9/30/17
Payroll BPO Services
Magic Quadrant
8/25/16 Retired
Procure-to-Pay Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/13/16 1/20/18
Procure-to-Pay Suites
Critical Capabilities
9/19/16 2/19/18
Project Portfolio Management Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
8/2/16 8/2/17
Project Portfolio Management Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/25/17 5/25/18
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
7/21/16 12/31/17
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
8/16/16 12/31/17
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
12/13/16 8/31/17
Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/2/17 3/2/18
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/24/17 7/26/18
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 8/31/17
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S

Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation
Magic Quadrant
5/1/17 5/1/18
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
7/13/17 7/25/18
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
1/21/16 7/30/17
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
3/28/17 2/28/18
Sales Performance Management
Critical Capabilities
3/28/17 3/31/18
SAP Application Services EMEA
Magic Quadrant
1/31/17 Retired
SAP Application Services EMEA
Critical Capabilities
1/31/17 Retired
SAP Application Services Japan
Magic Quadrant
2/21/17 Retired
SAP Application Services North America
Critical Capabilities
1/31/17 Retired
SAP Application Services North America
Critical Capabilities
1/31/17 Retired
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
6/12/17 6/12/18
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
Magic Quadrant
10/25/16 10/25/17
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
Services Procurement Solutions
Critical Capabilities
3/23/17 3/23/18
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/13/16 10/13/17
Software Asset Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
4/16/18
Software Test Automation
Magic Quadrant
11/15/16 11/15/17
Software Test Automation
Critical Capabilities
1/10/17 1/10/18
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
7/13/17 7/31/18
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
7/17/17 7/31/18
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
2/8/17 2/8/18
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Magic Quadrant
1/19/16 1/31/18
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
2/28/17 9/28/18
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
6/6/17 9/28/18
Third-Party Logistics North America
Magic Quadrant
5/2/17 4/30/18
Third-Party Logistics Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/2/16 3/30/18
Trading Platforms
Magic Quadrant
11/21/16 Retired
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/9/17 3/8/18
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U

Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
7/13/16 8/31/17
Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
7/19/17 8/31/18
Unified Communications as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
8/23/16 8/31/17
Unified Endpoint Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
6/6/17 6/6/18
Unified Endpoint Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
6/28/17 6/28/18
Unified Threat Management
Magic Quadrant
6/20/17 6/20/18
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
6/19/17 6/19/18
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W

Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
2/13/17 2/13/18
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
7/19/16 7/19/17
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
7/26/17 7/26/18
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
7/27/17 7/27/18
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
8/30/16 9/30/17
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
9/12/16 9/12/17
Wireless Telecom Providers U.S.
Critical Capabilities
5/4/17 5/4/18
Wireline Telecom Services U.S.
Critical Capabilities
4/11/17 4/11/18
Workforce Engagement Management
Magic Quadrant
1/19/17 1/19/18
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