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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software


SRM and storage area network tools enable customers to manage their shared-storage environments. They've become fully featured, integrated and user-friendly products. Vendors offer holistic to specialist solutions to customers with a broad range of maturity levels and requirements.

Published: 22 June 2009

ID: G00168258

Analyst(s): Valdis Filks, Robert E. Passmore

Table Of Contents
  • 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
    • Akorri
    • Aptare
    • Brocade
    • CA
    • EMC
    • Hitachi Data Systems
    • HP
    • IBM
    • NetApp
    • Northern Parklife
    • NTP Software
    • Quest Software
    • Symantec
    • Tek-Tools
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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