Gartner Research

Market Trends: DCIM Vendors Can Overcome Adoption Inhibitors and Realize Market Potential

Published: 18 November 2013

ID: G00258439

Analyst(s): April Adams, Federico De Silva

Summary

Enterprises struggle to justify data center infrastructure management purchases, especially for existing data centers. DCIM marketing executives can help with this and improve their go-to-market strategy by gaining a better understanding of current adoption patterns, market drivers and inhibitors.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • DCIM Is a Significant, yet Elusive, Market Opportunity
  • The Market Structure Is Evolving Along a Predictable Path
  • Enterprises Are Showing Interest but Are Still Dragging Their Feet When It Comes to Significant Deployments
  • Despite Vendors' Marketing Efforts, Buyers Aren't Yet Ready for Fully Integrated DCIM
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Inhibitors
  • Seven Actions That Vendors Can Take to Overcome Barriers to Adoption
  • DCIM Technology Is Evolving Toward More Intelligence, but Customers Have Their Limits

Vendors to Watch

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.