Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has acquired Marketvisio, a research firm headquartered in Finland that has acted as Gartner’s exclusive representative in the region since 1989. As part of the company’s business strategy for the region, Gartner will now provide dedicated client management, business development and service delivery functions in Finland and Russia. Establishing a direct presence will enhance personalized service to Gartner’s growing client base in the region, and is in line with the company’s international strategy to expand its operations worldwide.