Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Midrange and High-End NAS Solutions

Published: 15 March 2010

ID: G00174155

Analyst(s): Roger W. Cox , Pushan Rinnen , Robert E. Passmore

Summary

The market for midrange and high-end network-attached storage has become increasingly consolidated, yet still competitive, over the past year. Users should evaluate network attached storage products based on their business needs, workload characteristics and infrastructure strategy.

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
    • BlueArc
    • EMC
    • Hitachi/Hitachi Data Systems
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Isilon Systems
    • LSI
    • NetApp
    • Oracle
    • Panasas
    • Pillar Data Systems
    • SGI
  • Completeness of Vision

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