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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers


The market for ADCs is consolidating. However, innovation continues, especially among some select smaller players. Although there are clear leaders in the ADC market, enterprises should focus their buying decisions on a vendor's ability to support specific application requirements.

Published: 18 November 2010

ID: G00207297

Analyst(s): Mark Fabbi, Joe Skorupa

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
    • A10 Networks
    • ActivNetworks
    • Aptimize
    • Array Networks
    • Barracuda Networks
    • Brocade
    • Cisco
    • Citrix Systems
    • Crescendo Networks
    • F5 Networks
    • Radware
    • Strangeloop
    • Zeus Technology
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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