A data service designed specifically for end-user clients, Gartner Technology Planner has a proven track record in helping technical professionals make smarter, faster decisions on IT equipment selection. Gartner Technology Planner provides ongoing benefits for both targeted equipment updates and major refresh and technology update projects, using independent, objective data.
Gartner Technology Planner benefits are derived from detailed information and comparisons for servers, storage, networking and integrated systems utilizing Gartner’s industry-leading database of continually updated product information (including extensive historical data). Gartner Technology Planner also provides subscribers with access to RPE2, Gartner's server relative performance data.
Our interactive, Web-based tools make it easy for your team to create detailed, customized reports and support what-if scenario analysis.
Every Gartner Technology Planner client talks about the time they save by using this service. Subscribing technical professionals have stated that using Gartner Technology Planner gives them as much as 40% of their time back, time that can be utilized progressing more projects and focusing on key decisions rather than wasting time gathering the information they need.
End-user roles that benefit most from Gartner Technology Planner are:
RPE2 provides a consistent, normalized view of relative server performance enabling direct, head-to-head comparisons between servers by combining best-case performance data from multiple benchmark sources and server manufacturers. RPE2 data covers all processor configuration options for x86, IA-64 and RISC servers for major vendors from 1997 onward and is continually updated for new product and processor releases.