Gartner Research

Vendor Rating: Samsung Electronics

Published: 27 October 2015

ID: G00280451

Analyst(s): Roberta Cozza, Sandy Shen, Tomoko Mitani, CK Lu, Angela McIntyre, Andrew Norwood, Joseph Unsworth, Ken Dulaney, Tracy Tsai, Rob Smith, Lai-ling Lam, Ken Weilerstein, Anshul Gupta, Mark Paine, Andrew Neff

Summary

Samsung Electronics' smartphone and tablet sales in businesses have kept it at No. 1 or No. 2 globally, and its overall rating remains positive. Samsung is the preferred enterprise vendor for Android mobile devices, printers and memory products because of their security and reliability.

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Overall Rating

What You Need to Know

Vendor Rating

  • Analyst Comments
  • Corporate Viability
    • Strategy: Positive
    • Financial: Positive
    • Marketing: Positive
    • Organization: Positive
  • Market Offerings
    • Enterprise-Purchased Devices — Smartphones: Positive
    • Employee-Purchased Devices — Smartphones: Positive
    • Enterprise-Purchased Devices — Tablets: Promising
    • Employee-Purchased Devices — Tablets: Positive
    • Wearables: Promising
    • Memory (DRAM and NAND): Strong Positive
    • Solid-State Drives: Strong Positive
    • Printers: Positive
    • Technology/Methodology: Positive
    • Pricing Structure: Positive
  • Customer Service/Support
    • Sales/Distribution: Positive
    • Support/Account Management: Positive

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