Magic Quadrant for Midrange Enterprise Disk Arrays


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Emerging companies continued to drive innovation, while established companies refreshed their offerings and revamped distribution channels to reduce cost and gain share. Changes in market shares highlight the importance of nonproduct selection criteria when choosing storage vendors.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Magic Quadrant
    • Market Overview
      • Market Definition/Description
    • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
      • Added
      • Dropped
    • Evaluation Criteria
      • Ability to Execute
      • Completeness of Vision
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players
    • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
      • 3PAR
      • BlueArc
      • Compellent
      • DataDirect Networks
      • Dell
      • EMC
      • Fujitsu
      • Hitachi/Hitachi Data Systems
      • HP
      • IBM
      • LeftHand Networks
      • NetApp
      • Nexsan Technologies
      • NEC
      • Pillar Data Systems
      • SGI
      • Sun Microsystems
      • Teradata
      • Xiotech
  • Recommended Reading
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