Gartner Research

Market Guide for DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management

Published: 25 April 2014

ID: G00262756

Analyst(s): Lawrence Orans , Andrew Lerner


Infrastructure and operations personnel can use DNS, DHCP and IP address management solutions to improve network availability, reduce operational expenditure, and simplify and streamline administration of critical infrastructure.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • Additional DDI Drivers
    • Advanced Automation to Enable Private Cloud
    • DNSSEC
    • Internet of Things
    • IPv6
    • SDN
    • Adjacent Network Services

Market Analysis

  • Management Overlay
  • Bundled Offerings
  • Managed Services

Representative Vendors

  • Alcatel-Lucent
    • BT
  • BlueCat
  • Cisco
  • EfficientIP
  • Infoblox
  • Men & Mice
  • Microsoft
  • Nixu Software
    • IPAM-Only Solutions

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