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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement


Structured data archiving technologies help IT leaders retire legacy applications, reduce capital and operating expenses, and meet governance and compliance requirements. We evaluate vendors offering products and services that provide archiving for databases and data from enterprise applications.

Published: 16 June 2015

ID: G00266173

Analyst(s): Garth Landers, Alan Dayley , Sheila Childs

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Actifio
    • Data Migration
    • DataVard
    • DCSoftware
    • Delphix
    • EMC
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Informatica
    • OpenText
    • PBS Software
    • Solix Technologies
    • Teradata (RainStor)
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

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


Market Overview

  • Application Retirement as a Leading Use Case for Structured Data Archiving
  • The Trend Toward Big Data Analytics and Petabyte-Scale Archives
  • Growing Importance of Information Governance in Structured Data
  • Role of SAP in Structured Data Archiving and Retirement
  • Vendors to Watch

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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