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
02/09/16 02/09/17
Advanced Analytics Platforms
Critical Capabilities
02/25/16 02/25/17
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
03/14/16 03/14/17
Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
03/14/16 03/14/17
Application Delivery Controllers
Magic Quadrant
10/06/15 11/23/16
Application Development Life Cycle Management
Magic Quadrant
02/09/15 Retired
Application Performance Monitoring Suites
Magic Quadrant
12/17/15 12/17/16
Application Performance Monitoring Suites
Critical Capabilities
02/03/16 02/03/17
Application Release Automation
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 07/29/16
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
08/17/15 04/03/17
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
08/06/15 02/28/17
Application Services Governance
Magic Quadrant
04/09/15 09/30/16
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 11/30/16
Asia-Pacific Context: Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays
MQ Region Context
10/28/15 TBD
Asia-Pacific Context: Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools
MQ Region Context
11/04/15 TBD
Asia-Pacific Context: Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
MQ Region Context
06/05/15 04/01/16
Asia-Pacific Context: Y16Q2 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls
MQ Region Context
Upcoming 04/22/16
Asia/Pacific and Japan Context: Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
09/23/15 TBD
Asia/Pacific Context: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management
MQ Region Context
10/21/15 TBD
Asia/Pacific Context: Magic Quadrant for Global MSSPs
MQ Region Context
01/16/15 04/01/16
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B

BPM Platform-Based Case Management Frameworks
Magic Quadrant
03/12/15 06/30/16
BPM-Platform-Based Case Management Frameworks
Critical Capabilities
08/12/15 05/30/16
Brazil Context: Magic Quadrant for End-User Outsourcing Services North America
MQ Country Context
09/04/15 04/01/16
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
09/22/15 09/22/16
Business Continuity Management Planning Software Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
08/27/14 07/31/16
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Magic Quadrant
02/04/16 02/04/17
Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
Critical Capabilities
03/10/16 03/10/17
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C

Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 04/01/16
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Japan (English)
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 11/30/16
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
05/18/15 05/18/16
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
08/03/15 08/03/16
Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
05/20/15 05/20/16
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 10/31/16
Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting North America
Magic Quadrant
07/28/15 Retired
Configure Price Quote Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 08/16/17
Contact Center as a Service North America
Magic Quadrant
10/15/15 10/15/16
Contact Center as a Service Western Europe
Magic Quadrant
10/15/15 10/15/16
Contact Center Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
05/18/15 05/31/16
Contact Center Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
05/18/15 05/31/16
Corporate Performance Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 07/27/16
Corporate Telephony
Critical Capabilities
10/12/15 10/12/16
Corporate Telephony
Magic Quadrant
10/07/15 10/31/16
CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/22/15 12/22/16
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
04/27/15 05/06/16
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
08/04/15 09/29/16
CRM Service Providers Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
04/16/15 04/30/16
Customer Communications Management Software
Magic Quadrant
12/21/15 12/31/16
Customer Engagement Center Workforce Optimization
Magic Quadrant
12/08/15 12/08/16
Customer Management Contact Center BPO
Magic Quadrant
12/23/14 01/28/17
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D

Data Analytics for Auditors (DAA)
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 04/01/16
Data Center Backup and Recovery Software
Magic Quadrant
06/15/15 06/30/16
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
03/07/16 03/07/17
Data Center Infrastructure Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/21/15 10/31/16
Data Center Networking
Magic Quadrant
05/11/15 05/01/16
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
09/09/15 08/31/16
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
07/13/15 06/30/16
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
07/28/15 06/30/16
Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
11/25/15 11/30/16
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
07/29/15 07/29/16
Data Masking Technology Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/22/15 12/22/16
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/18/15 12/18/16
Data Quality Tools
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 11/18/16
Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics
Magic Quadrant
02/25/16 02/25/17
Data Warehouse Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
04/21/15 05/06/16
Digital Commerce
Critical Capabilities
04/28/15 04/01/16
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
03/09/16 03/09/17
Digital Marketing Analytics
Magic Quadrant
09/17/15 09/17/16
Digital Marketing Hubs
Critical Capabilities
03/18/15 04/01/16
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
01/05/16 01/05/17
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Magic Quadrant
04/21/15 06/30/16
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Critical Capabilities
12/15/15 12/15/16
Disaster Recovery Sites Japan
Magic Quadrant
03/28/16 03/28/17
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E

Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
02/01/16 02/01/17
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Critical Capabilities
NA Retired
Energy and Utilities Enterprise Asset Management Software
Magic Quadrant
09/15/15 09/30/16
Enterprise Application Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
03/24/16 03/24/17
Enterprise Architecture Consultancies
Magic Quadrant
06/24/15 06/24/16
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/07/15 07/29/16
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 05/10/16
Enterprise Content Management
Magic Quadrant
10/21/15 09/30/16
Enterprise Content Management: Compliance and Records Management
Critical Capabilities
12/08/15 09/30/16
Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
Magic Quadrant
12/12/13 02/01/17
Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
Critical Capabilities
08/10/11 04/01/16
Enterprise Endpoint Backup
Critical Capabilities
11/12/15 11/12/16
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Magic Quadrant
07/22/15 07/30/16
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Critical Capabilities
10/29/15 10/29/16
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
12/24/14 01/31/17
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
10/29/15 12/31/16
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
03/24/16 03/24/17
Enterprise Mobile Services Western Europe
Critical Capabilities
03/28/14 04/01/16
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
06/08/15 06/08/16
Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
06/09/15 06/09/16
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
04/22/15 04/22/16
Enterprise Search
Magic Quadrant
08/19/15 08/19/16
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
11/30/15 11/30/16
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
02/26/16 12/30/16
Europe Context: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management
MQ Region Context
10/21/15 TBD
Europe Context: Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
05/06/15 04/01/16
Europe Context: Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
MQ Region Context
06/15/15 04/01/16
Europe Context: Y15Q3 Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics Services Worldwide
MQ Region Context
Upcoming 04/01/16
European Non-Life Policy Administration Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 04/01/16
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F

Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
12/22/14 12/31/16
Finance and Accounting BPO
Magic Quadrant
06/18/15 Retired
Financial Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 05/31/16
Financial Services Context: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools
MQ Industry Context
12/07/15 TBD
Framework for a Mobile Digital Competitive Analysis
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 04/01/16
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
10/21/15 10/21/16
General-Purpose Disk Arrays Japan
Magic Quadrant
03/15/16 02/28/17
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
10/21/15 10/21/16
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
10/21/15 10/21/16
Global Digital Marketing Agencies
Magic Quadrant
03/22/16 03/22/17
Global Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
11/13/14 04/29/16
Government (Federal) Context: Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
MQ Industry Context
05/19/15 04/01/16
Government (Federal) Context: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools
MQ Industry Context
11/04/15 TBD
Group Video Systems
Magic Quadrant
07/15/15 07/31/16
Gulf Cooperation Council Context: Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools
MQ Company Size Context
10/20/15 TBD
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H

Healthcare Context: Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Industry Context
03/10/15 04/01/16
High-Security Mobility Management
Critical Capabilities
07/29/15 08/01/16
Horizontal Portals
Magic Quadrant
09/15/15 09/15/16
Horizontal Portals
Critical Capabilities
12/10/15 12/10/16
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I

Identity and Access Management as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
06/04/15 06/04/16
Identity and Access Management as a Service Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 08/31/16
Identity Governance and Administration
Magic Quadrant
02/29/16 02/28/17
Identity Governance and Administration
Critical Capabilities
03/15/16 03/15/17
Insurance Context: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
MQ Industry Context
03/15/15 04/01/16
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Magic Quadrant
11/18/14 11/30/16
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Magic Quadrant
10/19/15 10/31/16
Integrated Systems
Magic Quadrant
08/11/15 08/11/16
Integrated Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 09/30/16
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
03/18/15 06/30/16
International Retail Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
05/07/15 04/29/16
Intrusion Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
11/25/15 11/16/16
IT Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
05/20/15 05/20/16
IT Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
03/10/15 04/15/16
IT Service Support Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
08/25/15 08/01/16
IT Service Support Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
08/25/15 08/01/16
IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/22/15 07/31/16
IT Vendor Risk Management
Magic Quadrant
10/29/14 04/30/16
IT Vendor Risk Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 08/31/16
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J

Japan Context: Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
MQ Country Context
10/07/15 Retired
Japan Context: Magic Quadrant for SAP Implementation Services Worldwide
MQ Country Context
08/03/15 Retired
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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
12/08/15 12/08/16
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Magic Quadrant
02/16/16 02/16/17
LTE Network Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
04/20/15 07/31/16
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M

Managed Content Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
12/18/14 04/01/16
Managed Hybrid Cloud Management Europe
Magic Quadrant
06/30/15 06/30/16
Managed M2M Services - Europe
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming
Managed Machine-to-Machine Services
Magic Quadrant
08/26/15 04/01/16
Managed Mobility in Europe
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming
Managed Mobility Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/28/15 10/28/16
Managed Print and Content Services
Magic Quadrant
12/21/15 Retired
Managed Security Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/17/15 12/23/16
Managed Security Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/23/15 12/23/16
Managed Workplace Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 01/01/17
Managed Workplace Services North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 01/01/17
Marketing Resource Management
Magic Quadrant
02/08/16 02/08/17
Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions
Magic Quadrant
NA 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
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Magic Quadrant
08/05/15 04/01/16
Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Critical Capabilities
08/25/15 09/15/16
Metadata Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 07/31/16
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/14/15 12/14/16
Midmarket Context: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
MQ Country Context
Upcoming 04/01/16
Midmarket Context: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management
MQ Region Context
10/21/15 TBD
Midmarket Context: Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration
MQ Company Size Context
03/10/15 04/01/16
Midmarket Context: Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools
MQ Company Size Context
09/15/15 TBD
Midmarket Context: Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
MQ Company Size Context
09/24/15 TBD
Mission-Critical Servers Japan
Magic Quadrant
03/14/16 03/31/17
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
07/23/15 07/23/16
Mobile Application Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
08/04/15 08/04/16
Mobile Data Protection Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 10/19/16
Mobile Data Protection Solutions
Critical Capabilities
10/19/15 Retired
Mobile Data Protection Solutions
Magic Quadrant
10/08/15 Retired
Modular Servers
Magic Quadrant
05/04/15 05/04/16
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
04/13/15 05/30/16
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
07/01/15 07/31/16
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N

Network Access Control Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/10/14 04/01/16
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Magic Quadrant
02/01/16 02/20/17
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Critical Capabilities
03/02/15 04/01/16
Network Services Asia/Pacific
Critical Capabilities
07/27/15 07/27/16
Network Services Global
Magic Quadrant
01/14/16 01/14/17
Network Services Pan-European
Critical Capabilities
01/12/16 01/12/17
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
02/11/14 03/31/17
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/12/15 10/12/16
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
12/09/15 09/23/16
Operational ERP for Midmarket Companies
Magic Quadrant
12/09/15 09/30/16
Operational Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
12/14/15 12/14/16
Operational Risk Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
02/08/16 02/08/17
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/20/15 10/31/16
Oracle Application Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/15/15 10/15/16
Oracle Application Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
09/30/15 Retired
Oracle Application Services North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 01/29/17
Oracle Applications Service Providers Europe
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 04/01/16
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P

Payroll BPO Services
Magic Quadrant
07/23/15 06/30/16
Procure-to-Pay Suites for Procurement
Magic Quadrant
03/24/15 05/15/16
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Magic Quadrant
06/24/15 06/24/16
Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules
Critical Capabilities
07/27/15 07/27/16
Property and Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules North America
Magic Quadrant
01/25/16 01/25/17
Property and Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules North America
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 02/25/17
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/26/15 10/26/16
Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 10/26/16
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
06/25/15 06/25/16
Public Sector Context: Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
MQ Industry Context
05/05/15 04/01/16
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R

Retail Loyalty Management Applications
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 07/31/16
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
04/29/15 07/31/16
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
07/09/15 08/15/16
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
01/21/16 02/28/17
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 10/15/16
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/15/15 Retired
SAP Application Management Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
10/07/15 Retired
SAP Application Services Japan
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 03/31/17
SAP Application Services North America
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 01/29/17
SAP Applications Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 01/01/17
SAP Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
07/23/15 Retired
Scale-Out File System Storage
Critical Capabilities
01/27/15 04/01/16
Secure Email Gateways
Magic Quadrant
06/29/15 06/29/16
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
05/28/15 05/28/16
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
Magic Quadrant
10/08/15 10/08/16
Security Information and Event Management
Critical Capabilities
09/21/15 08/14/16
Security Information and Event Management
Magic Quadrant
07/20/15 07/20/16
Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 04/01/16
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/12/15 10/31/16
Social Software in the Workplace
Magic Quadrant
10/26/15 Retired
Software Test Automation
Magic Quadrant
12/10/15 12/10/16
Software Test Automation
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 04/01/16
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
06/23/15 08/14/16
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
06/25/15 08/14/16
Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 05/31/16
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
02/04/15 10/15/16
Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Magic Quadrant
06/16/15 06/16/16
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Magic Quadrant
01/19/16 01/19/17
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
08/10/15 10/12/16
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
10/14/15 10/14/16
the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
09/01/15 09/01/16
Third-Party Logistics Europe
Magic Quadrant
04/20/15 05/31/16
Third-Party Logistics Global Providers
Magic Quadrant
05/12/14 04/15/16
Third-Party Logistics North America
Magic Quadrant
04/21/15 11/30/16
Trading Platforms
Magic Quadrant
12/15/15 12/15/16
Trading Platforms
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 04/29/16
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
03/24/15 03/30/17
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U

U.S. Context: Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services
MQ Country Context
01/02/15 04/01/16
Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
08/18/15 08/31/16
Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
08/10/15 08/31/16
Unified Communications as a Service Global
Critical Capabilities
11/25/15 11/03/16
Unified Communications as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
09/03/15 08/31/16
Unified Communications for Midsize Enterprises North America
Magic Quadrant
05/05/15 06/30/16
Unified Threat Management Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
08/07/14 04/01/16
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
06/02/15 06/02/16
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W

WAN Optimization
Magic Quadrant
03/17/15 05/31/16
Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
01/21/16 01/21/17
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
07/15/15 07/30/16
Web Conferencing
Critical Capabilities
02/22/16 11/30/16
Web Conferencing
Magic Quadrant
12/28/15 11/30/16
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
07/29/15 07/27/16
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
07/30/15 07/28/16
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
09/15/15 09/15/16
Wireless Telecom Providers U.S.
Critical Capabilities
03/15/16 03/15/17
Wireline Telecom Services U.S.
Critical Capabilities
02/29/16 02/28/17
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X

x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
07/14/15 08/31/16
x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
07/13/15 08/31/16
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