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 2/27/15
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/19/14 3/28/15
Application Delivery Controllers
Magic Quadrant
10/21/14 9/11/15
Application Development Life Cycle Management
Magic Quadrant
11/19/13 12/12/14
Application Performance Monitoring
Magic Quadrant
10/28/14 10/28/15
Application Performance Monitoring
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/12/14
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
7/1/14 7/2/15
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
9/22/14 7/31/15
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/25/14 11/30/15
Applications Services Governance
Magic Quadrant
8/8/13 3/31/15
Asia/Pacific Network Providers
Critical Capabilities
6/30/14 6/30/15
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B

BI and Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/20/14 2/1/15
BPM Platform- based Case Management Frameworks
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/31/15
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/17/14 7/17/15
Business Continuity Management Planning Software
Magic Quadrant
8/27/14 8/31/15
Business Operations Consulting Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/23/13 12/28/14
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C

Case Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 6/30/15
Case Management Frameworks
Critical Capabilities
2/12/14 1/31/15
Client Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
5/22/14 5/22/15
Client Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
6/13/14 5/14/15
Cloud IaaS - Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 2/27/15
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 5/28/15
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services
Magic Quadrant
5/19/14 5/28/15
Cloud-enabled Disaster Recovery
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 4/3/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Asia-Pacific
Magic Quadrant
12/18/13 12/30/14
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Europe
Magic Quadrant
7/9/14 6/19/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting North America
Magic Quadrant
7/15/14 5/9/15
Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services
Magic Quadrant
11/4/14 11/30/15
Configuration Management Database
Critical Capabilities
6/16/14 6/16/15
Configure Price and Quote Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 1/30/15
Contact Center as a Service in Europe
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/30/15
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/22/14 5/30/15
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
6/27/14 6/27/15
Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 Postpone
Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/31/14
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
3/19/14 3/31/15
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
7/9/14 6/30/15
Corporate Telephony
Magic Quadrant
10/21/14 10/21/15
Corporate Telephony
Critical Capabilities
10/14/14 10/14/15
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
4/24/14 5/14/15
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
6/17/14 6/30/15
CRM Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 11/10/15
Customer Communications Management Software
Magic Quadrant
11/25/14 11/25/15
Customer Engagement Center Workforce Optimization
Magic Quadrant
11/12/14 11/12/15
Customer Management Contact Center BPO
Magic Quadrant
12/24/13 12/15/14
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D

Data Center Infrastructure Management Tool
Magic Quadrant
9/22/14 9/22/15
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tool
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/31/14
Data Center Networking
Magic Quadrant
4/24/14 3/31/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 9/30/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
7/16/14 7/31/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
7/31/14 7/31/15
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
7/24/14 7/31/15
Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
11/20/14 11/20/15
Data Management for Data Warehouse and Analytics Solutions
Magic Quadrant
3/7/14 1/31/15
Data Masking Technology
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 12/31/14
Data Quality Tools
Magic Quadrant
11/26/14 11/26/15
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 3/20/15
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
8/18/14 3/30/15
Deduplication Backup Target Appliances
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 8/31/15
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
9/29/14 9/29/15
Digital Commerce
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/21/14
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/21/14
Digital Marketing Hubs
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 1/30/15
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E

E-Discovery Software
Magic Quadrant
6/19/14 6/10/15
End-User Outsourcing Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
7/15/14 8/18/15
End-User Outsourcing Services North America
Magic Quadrant
8/26/14 9/26/15
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
1/8/14 12/5/14
Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management
Magic Quadrant
9/29/14 9/29/15
Enterprise Application Platforms as a Service (aPaaS)
Magic Quadrant
1/7/14 3/31/15
Enterprise Application Service Providers China
Magic Quadrant
8/6/14 8/6/15
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
9/30/14 9/30/15
Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances
Magic Quadrant
6/16/14 6/30/15
Enterprise Content Management
Magic Quadrant
9/25/14 9/25/15
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Magic Quadrant
7/2/14 7/2/15
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Critical Capabilities
8/13/14 3/31/15
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 11/10/15
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/30/14
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service
Magic Quadrant
1/27/14 3/31/15
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/3/14 6/3/15
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
6/4/14 6/4/15
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
6/4/14 6/4/15
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
4/15/14 4/15/15
Enterprise Search
Magic Quadrant
7/16/14 7/16/15
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/15/14 10/15/15
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
11/24/14 11/24/15
Environmental Health and Safety Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
5/6/14 5/6/15
European Life Insurance Policy Administration System
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/30/14
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Magic Quadrant
8/6/13 12/28/14
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F

Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
10/9/13 12/30/14
Finance and Accounting BPO
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 5/28/15
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
11/20/14 11/20/15
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
11/20/14 11/20/15
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
11/20/14 11/20/15
Global Digital Marketing Agencies
Magic Quadrant
12/5/13 12/31/14
Global Enterprise Desktops and Notebooks
Magic Quadrant
11/17/14 11/17/15
Global MSSPs
Magic Quadrant
2/26/14 12/28/14
Global Network Service Providers
Magic Quadrant
3/20/14 1/31/15
Global Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 2/12/15
Global Risk Management Consulting Services
Magic Quadrant
10/7/14 10/7/15
Global Third-Party Logistics Providers
Magic Quadrant
5/12/14 5/12/15
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H

Horizontal Portals
Magic Quadrant
10/1/14 10/1/15
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I

Identity and Access Management as a Service
Magic Quadrant
6/2/14 6/2/15
Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)
Magic Quadrant
12/30/13 12/1/14
Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/1/14
Infrastructure and Operations Business Value Dashboard Tools
Critical Capabilities
4/1/14 TBD
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Magic Quadrant
11/18/14 11/18/15
Integrated Marketing Management
Magic Quadrant
10/27/14 10/27/15
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Magic Quadrant
10/20/14 10/20/15
Integrated Software Quality Suites
Magic Quadrant
8/28/14 8/28/15
Integrated Systems
Magic Quadrant
6/16/14 6/16/15
Integrated Workplace Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
6/26/14 Retired
Integration Brokerage
Magic Quadrant
4/7/14 Retired
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
3/17/14 3/31/15
International Enterprise EHR Systems
Magic Quadrant
9/9/13 12/30/14
International Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
11/13/14 11/30/15
Intrusion Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
12/16/13 12/28/14
IT Risk and Security (GRC Use Case)
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/19/14
IT Service Catalog
Critical Capabilities
3/17/14 TBD
IT Service Support Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/25/14 8/30/15
IT Service Support Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
8/12/14 8/12/15
IT Services for Communications Service Providers
Magic Quadrant
7/30/14 7/30/15
IT Vendor Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
10/29/14 10/29/15
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J

Japans General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/31/14
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L

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

Managed Content Services
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/30/14
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services (M2MS)
Magic Quadrant
10/21/14 10/21/15
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services (M2MS)
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 2/27/15
Managed Mobility in Europe
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 1/28/15
Managed Mobility Services
Magic Quadrant
7/24/14 7/24/15
Managed Print and Content Services
Magic Quadrant
11/6/14 11/30/15
Marketing Resource Management
Magic Quadrant
2/4/14 2/27/15
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
10/30/14 10/30/15
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/21/14
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
11/6/14 11/6/15
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 1/14/15
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Magic Quadrant
7/8/14 7/8/15
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/11/13 12/19/14
Mission Critical Servers in Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/30/14
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
9/2/14 9/2/15
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/30/14
Mobile BI 2013
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/30/14
Mobile Data Protection
Magic Quadrant
9/8/14 9/8/15
Mobile Data Protection Solutions
Critical Capabilities
9/23/14 9/23/15
Modular Servers
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/27/15
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
5/21/14 5/21/15
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
10/13/14 6/30/15
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N

Network Access Control
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 12/31/14
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD)
Magic Quadrant
3/6/14 3/2/15
North American Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Magic Quadrant
9/3/14 9/3/15
North American Property & Casualty Insurance Policy Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/30/14
North American Property & Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/30/14
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
2/11/14 3/31/16
On-Premises Application Integration Suites
Magic Quadrant
7/29/14 7/29/15
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 10/16/15
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/28/14
Operational Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/31/14
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/22/14 10/22/15
Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 10/16/15
Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/27/14 10/27/15
Oracle Applications Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
9/16/13 12/28/14
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P

Pan-European Network Services
Critical Capabilities
3/26/14 1/31/15
Pan-Western European Mobile Service Providers
Critical Capabilities
3/28/14 3/28/15
Payroll BPO Services
Magic Quadrant
7/23/14 7/23/15
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 5/28/15
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
8/8/14 8/8/15
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Critical Capabilities
8/27/14 8/27/15
Public Cloud Storage Services
Magic Quadrant
7/9/14 7/9/15
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R

Recovery as a Service
Critical Capabilities
11/7/13 12/7/14
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S

S&OP System of Differentiation
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/31/15
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
7/15/14 7/15/15
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
9/5/13 1/5/15
SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 10/16/15
SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/21/14 10/21/15
SAP Implementation Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
8/8/13 8/31/15
Search Based Data Discovery
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming TBD
Secondary Site of Disaster Recovery Japan: 2014
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/30/14
Secure Email Gateways
Magic Quadrant
7/1/14 6/1/15
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
6/23/14 4/30/15
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Vendors
Magic Quadrant
10/13/14 10/13/15
Security Information and Event Management
Magic Quadrant
6/25/14 5/29/15
Security Information and Event Management
Critical Capabilities
6/25/14 5/29/15
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Magic Quadrant
11/26/14 11/26/15
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 1/30/15
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/2/14 10/2/15
Social Software in the Workplace
Magic Quadrant
9/3/14 9/3/15
Social Software in the Workplace
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/28/14
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
8/28/14 8/28/15
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
8/29/14 8/29/15
Sourcing Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/5/14
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
7/1/13 12/30/14
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Magic Quadrant
6/11/14 4/30/15
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Magic Quadrant
3/6/14 7/31/15
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/12/14 6/12/15
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
10/31/14 10/31/15
Trading Platforms
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 12/31/14
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
2/13/14 3/31/15
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U

U.S. Wireless Telecom Services
Critical Capabilities
5/7/14 4/30/15
U.S. Wireline Telecom Services
Critical Capabilities
3/21/14 2/27/15
Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
7/30/14 7/30/15
Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
8/4/14 8/4/15
Unified Communications as a Service
Magic Quadrant
8/28/14 8/28/15
Unified Communications as a Service North America With Additional Regional Presence
Critical Capabilities
11/25/14 11/30/15
Unified Communications for Mid-Size Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 5/31/15
Unified Threat Management
Magic Quadrant
8/7/14 8/7/15
User Authentication
Magic Quadrant
12/9/13 12/14/14
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 5/28/15
Utilities Geographic Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
9/15/14 9/15/15
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W

WAN Optimization
Magic Quadrant
3/27/14 4/30/15
Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
9/30/14 9/30/15
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
6/17/14 7/31/15
Web Conferencing
Magic Quadrant
12/10/12 12/19/14
Web Conferencing
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 12/19/14
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/9/14 10/9/15
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 7/30/15
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
6/26/14 8/14/15
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
8/26/14 6/1/15
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X

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
7/2/14 7/2/15
x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
10/3/14 8/31/15
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