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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics


NPMD solutions play a key role in helping IT ops support increasingly complex technologies and services with network visibility, detection of performance issues and root cause analysis. Vendors continue to innovate with operational analytics, integrated GUIs and more flexible deployment options.

Published: 01 February 2016

ID: G00275307

Analyst(s): Sanjit Ganguli , Vivek Bhalla

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Automic
    • CA Technologies
    • Cisco
    • Corvil
    • Flowmon Networks
    • Genie Networks
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • InfoVista
    • NetScout Systems
    • NetScout Systems (Fluke Networks)
    • Niksun
    • Paessler
    • Riverbed
    • SevOne
    • SolarWinds
    • Viavi Solutions
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Product-Related Criteria
  • Non-Product-Related Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

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


Market Overview

  • NPMD: A Mature Market Evolves in Response to New Demands
    • SNMP Polling
    • Flow-Based Technology
    • Packet-Based Technology
  • Adjacent and Overlapping Markets
    • Application Performance Monitoring
    • Infrastructure Monitoring
    • IT Operations Analytics
    • Network Packet Brokers

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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