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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search


The enterprise search market is being reshaped by new consumer experiences and shifts in vendors' strategies, such as Microsoft's decision to tie search technology more closely to SharePoint. Gartner compares 15 vendors to help search managers and information architects make the right choice.

Published: 25 April 2013

ID: G00237241

Analyst(s): Whit Andrews , Hanns Koehler-Kruener

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Attivio
    • Autonomy
    • Coveo
    • Dassault Systemes
    • Expert System
    • Google
    • IBM
    • LucidWorks
    • MarkLogic
    • Microsoft
    • Mindbreeze
    • Oracle
    • Perceptive Software
    • PolySpot
    • Sinequa
  • 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


Market Overview

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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