Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software

Published: 27 March 2012

ID: G00232275

Analyst(s): Gene Ruth , Valdis Filks

Summary

SRM and storage area network tools enable customers to manage shared storage environments. These fully featured, integrated and user-friendly tools are offered as solutions ranging from the holistic to the specialist, for customers with a broad range of maturity levels and requirements.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Aptare
    • Brocade
    • CA Technologies
    • Cisco
    • EMC
    • Hitachi Data Systems
    • HP
    • IBM
    • NetApp
    • Northern Parklife
    • SolarWinds
    • Storage Fusion
    • Symantec
    • Virtual Instruments
  • Vendors Added or Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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