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 Critical Capabilities research notes. View upcoming research on the Publication Calendar.

MarketLast UpdateRefresh Date

A

Advanced Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/19/15 02/29/16
Advanced Analytics Platforms
Critical Capabilities
2/24/15 02/24/16
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/17/15 03/17/16
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
3/17/15 03/17/16
Application Delivery Controllers
Magic Quadrant
9/11/14 09/11/15
Application Development Life Cycle Management
Magic Quadrant
2/9/15 02/09/16
Application Performance Monitoring
Magic Quadrant
10/28/14 10/28/15
Application Performance Monitoring
Critical Capabilities
12/10/14 12/10/15
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
9/22/14 07/31/15
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
7/1/14 07/31/15
Application Services Governance
Magic Quadrant
4/9/15 09/30/16
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/25/14 11/30/15
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B

BPM Platform-Based Case Management Frameworks
Magic Quadrant
3/12/15 03/12/16
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/17/14 07/31/15
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
NA 07/31/15
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
NA 08/28/15
Business Continuity Management Planning Software
Magic Quadrant
8/27/14 05/31/16
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/20/15 02/20/16
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Critical Capabilities
5/12/15 05/12/16
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
MQ Industry Context
NA 06/20/15
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C

Case Management Frameworks
Critical Capabilities
2/12/14 06/30/15
Client Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
5/22/14 06/15/15
Client Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
6/13/14 06/15/15
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Japan
Magic Quadrant
NA 07/31/15
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/18/15 05/18/16
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
MQ Industry Context
NA 06/20/15
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
NA 07/31/15
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/20/15 05/20/16
Cloud-Based Recovery Services
Magic Quadrant
4/21/15 04/21/16
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
12/10/14 12/10/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Europe
Magic Quadrant
7/9/14 07/09/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Europe
MQ Company Size Context
NA 06/20/15
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting North America
Magic Quadrant
7/15/14 07/15/15
Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services Global
Magic Quadrant
NA Retired
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/18/15 05/18/16
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
5/18/15 05/18/16
Contact Center Workforce Optimization
Magic Quadrant
11/12/14 11/12/15
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
4/2/15 04/02/16
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
7/9/14 07/09/15
Corporate Telephony
Critical Capabilities
10/14/14 10/14/15
Corporate Telephony
Magic Quadrant
10/21/14 10/31/15
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
4/27/15 04/27/16
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
NA 12/15/15
CRM Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
4/16/15 04/16/16
CRM Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 11/10/15
Customer Communications Management Software
Magic Quadrant
11/25/14 11/30/15
Customer Management Contact Center BPO
Magic Quadrant
12/23/14 12/23/15
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D

Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
9/22/14 10/31/15
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 12/31/15
Data Center Networking
Magic Quadrant
5/11/15 05/11/16
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 09/30/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
7/16/14 07/31/15
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
7/31/14 07/31/15
Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
11/20/14 11/30/15
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
7/24/14 07/31/15
Data Masking Technology
Magic Quadrant
12/10/14 12/31/15
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
2/18/15 12/18/15
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
2/12/15 02/12/16
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
4/21/15 04/21/16
Deduplication Backup Target Appliances
Magic Quadrant
7/31/14 10/30/15
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
NA 09/30/15
Digital Commerce
Critical Capabilities
4/28/15 04/28/16
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
9/29/14 09/29/15
Digital Marketing Agencies Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/16/14 12/16/15
Digital Marketing Hubs
Critical Capabilities
3/18/15 03/18/16
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
12/16/14 12/16/15
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E

E-Discovery Software
Magic Quadrant
5/18/15 05/18/16
E-Discovery Software
Critical Capabilities
NA 08/28/15
End-User Outsourcing Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
NA 07/15/15
End-User Outsourcing Services North America
Magic Quadrant
8/26/14 08/26/15
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 01/01/16
Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management Software
Magic Quadrant
9/29/14 09/29/15
Enterprise Application Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
1/7/14 06/20/15
Enterprise Application Services China
Magic Quadrant
8/21/14 Retired
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Critical Capabilities
NA 09/30/15
Enterprise Architecture Tools
MQ Industry Context
NA 09/30/15
Enterprise Architecture Tools
MQ Region Context
NA 09/30/15
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
9/30/14 09/30/15
Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances
Magic Quadrant
6/16/14 06/30/15
Enterprise Content Management
Magic Quadrant
9/25/14 09/30/15
Enterprise Desktops and Notebooks
Magic Quadrant
11/17/14 Retired
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Magic Quadrant
7/2/14 07/15/15
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Critical Capabilities
8/13/14 08/13/15
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 01/05/16
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
11/10/14 11/30/15
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/23/15 03/23/16
Enterprise Mobile Services Western Europe
Critical Capabilities
3/28/14 06/20/15
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/3/14 06/03/15
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
6/4/14 06/04/15
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
4/22/15 04/22/16
Enterprise Network Firewalls
MQ Region Context
NA Retired
Enterprise Search
Magic Quadrant
7/16/14 07/31/15
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/15/14 10/30/15
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
11/24/14 11/30/15
Environmental Health and Safety Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
NA 06/20/15
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Critical Capabilities
12/11/14 11/15/15
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Magic Quadrant
12/11/14 11/01/15
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F

Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 12/22/15
Finance and Accounting BPO
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 06/20/15
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
11/20/14 11/20/15
General-Purpose Disk Arrays Japan
Magic Quadrant
2/4/15 02/04/16
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 Enterprise EHR Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/16/15 03/16/16
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H

Horizontal Portals
Magic Quadrant
10/1/14 10/01/15
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I

Identity and Access Management as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
6/2/14 06/02/15
Identity Governance and Administration
Magic Quadrant
NA 11/30/15
Identity Governance and Administration
Critical Capabilities
2/2/15 03/15/16
Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Company Size Context
NA 06/20/15
Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Industry Context
NA 06/20/15
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Magic Quadrant
11/18/14 11/18/15
Integrated Marketing Management
Magic Quadrant
10/27/14 Retired
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Magic Quadrant
10/20/14 10/31/15
Integrated Systems
Magic Quadrant
6/16/14 06/30/15
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
3/18/15 03/18/16
International Retail Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
5/7/15 05/07/16
International Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
11/13/14 11/13/15
Intrusion Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
12/29/14 11/30/15
IT Asset Disposition
Magic Quadrant
12/19/13 06/20/15
IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/20/15 05/20/16
IT Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
3/10/15 04/15/16
IT Service Support Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
8/12/14 08/31/15
IT Service Support Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/25/14 08/30/15
IT Service Support Management Tools
MQ Region Context
NA 09/30/15
IT Service Support Management Tools
MQ Company Size Context
NA 09/30/15
IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/30/14 07/30/15
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L

Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Magic Quadrant
9/3/14 09/08/15
LTE Network Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
4/20/15 04/20/16
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M

Managed Machine-to-Machine Services Global
Magic Quadrant
10/21/14 08/28/15
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services Global
Critical Capabilities
NA 08/31/15
Managed Mobility Europe
Critical Capabilities
NA 06/20/15
Managed Mobility Services Global
Magic Quadrant
7/24/14 10/30/15
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/6/14 11/06/15
Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
NA 12/18/15
Managed Security Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/30/14 12/30/15
Managed Security Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
NA 12/18/15
Managed Security Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
NA 06/20/15
Marketing Analytics
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 09/15/15
Marketing Resource Management
Magic Quadrant
2/2/15 02/02/16
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
10/30/14 10/30/15
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/18/14 12/18/15
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Critical Capabilities
3/2/15 12/18/15
Master Data Management of Product Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
11/6/14 11/06/15
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Magic Quadrant
7/8/14 07/08/15
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Critical Capabilities
NA 08/15/15
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/16/14 12/16/15
Mission-Critical Servers Japan
Magic Quadrant
1/8/15 01/08/16
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
9/2/14 07/31/15
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 09/25/15
Mobile Business Intelligence
Critical Capabilities
NA 06/20/15
Mobile Data Protection Solutions
Critical Capabilities
9/23/14 09/23/15
Mobile Data Protection Solutions
Magic Quadrant
9/8/14 09/08/15
Modular Servers
Magic Quadrant
5/4/15 05/04/16
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
4/13/15 04/13/16
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
10/13/14 06/30/15
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N

Network Access Control
Magic Quadrant
12/10/14 12/10/15
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Magic Quadrant
2/10/15 02/29/16
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Critical Capabilities
3/2/15 03/31/16
Network Services Asia/Pacific
Critical Capabilities
6/30/14 06/30/15
Network Services Global
Magic Quadrant
1/14/15 01/14/16
Network Services Pan-European
Critical Capabilities
1/14/15 01/14/16
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
2/11/14 03/31/16
On-Premises Application Integration Suites
Magic Quadrant
NA Retired
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
NA 09/25/15
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 09/25/15
Operational Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
12/15/14 02/01/16
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/22/14 10/31/15
Oracle Application Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 10/30/15
Oracle Application Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/27/14 10/30/15
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P

Payroll BPO Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/23/14 06/30/15
Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement
Magic Quadrant
3/24/15 03/24/16
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 07/05/15
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
1/30/15 01/30/16
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
12/23/14 12/23/15
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
8/27/14 06/30/15
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/9/14 07/09/15
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R

Risk Management Consulting Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/7/14 10/30/15
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S

S&OP System of Differentiation
Magic Quadrant
4/29/15 04/29/16
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
7/15/14 07/15/15
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
1/6/15 01/06/16
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/21/14 10/30/15
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/16/14 10/30/15
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
MQ Country Context
NA 12/31/15
SAP Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/31/14 08/31/15
SAP Implementation Services Worldwide
MQ Country Context
NA 09/30/15
Scale-Out File System Storage
Critical Capabilities
1/27/15 01/27/16
Secondary Site of Disaster Recovery Japan
Magic Quadrant
NA 10/31/15
Secure Email Gateways
Magic Quadrant
7/1/14 06/01/15
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
5/28/15 05/28/16
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
Magic Quadrant
10/13/14 10/13/15
Security Information and Event Management
Critical Capabilities
6/25/14 06/20/15
Security Information and Event Management
Magic Quadrant
6/25/14 06/20/15
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Critical Capabilities
NA 06/20/15
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/2/14 10/31/15
Social Software in the Workplace
Magic Quadrant
9/3/14 08/31/15
Social Software in the Workplace
Critical Capabilities
12/18/14 09/30/15
Social Software in the Workplace
MQ Company Size Context
NA 06/20/15
Software Test Automation
Magic Quadrant
8/28/14 08/28/15
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
8/28/14 08/28/15
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
8/29/14 08/29/15
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Critical Capabilities
NA 06/20/15
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
2/4/15 06/04/16
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
MQ Industry Context
NA 06/20/15
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
MQ Region Context
NA 06/20/15
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
MQ Industry Context
NA 06/20/15
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Magic Quadrant
6/11/14 06/30/15
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Magic Quadrant
3/6/14 08/31/15
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/12/14 07/10/15
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
10/31/14 07/30/15
Third-Party Logistics Europe
Magic Quadrant
4/20/15 04/20/16
Third-Party Logistics North America
Magic Quadrant
4/21/15 04/21/16
Third-Party Logistics Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/12/14 12/31/15
Trading Platforms
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 12/22/15
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/24/15 03/24/16
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U

U.S. Context: Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services
MQ Country Context
NA 06/20/15
Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
7/30/14 08/31/15
Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
8/4/14 08/04/15
Unified Communications as a Service North America
Magic Quadrant
8/28/14 08/28/15
Unified Communications as a Service North America
Critical Capabilities
11/25/14 11/25/15
Unified Communications for Midsize Enterprises North America
Magic Quadrant
5/5/15 05/05/16
Unified Threat Management
Magic Quadrant
8/7/14 08/31/15
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
5/28/14 06/20/15
Utilities Geographic Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
9/15/14 Retired
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W

WAN Optimization
Magic Quadrant
3/17/15 03/17/16
Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
9/30/14 09/30/15
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
6/17/14 07/31/15
Web Conferencing
Critical Capabilities
1/23/15 01/29/16
Web Conferencing
Magic Quadrant
12/9/14 12/31/15
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/9/14 07/30/15
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
NA 07/30/15
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
NA 08/14/15
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
8/26/14 08/16/15
Wireless Telecom Providers U.S.
Critical Capabilities
3/31/15 03/31/16
Wireline Telecom Services U.S.
Critical Capabilities
2/25/15 02/25/16
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X

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
7/2/14 07/02/15
x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
10/3/14 08/31/15
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