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Gartner Retires the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools

Published: 29 March 2016

ID: G00301164

Analyst(s): Terrence Cosgrove , Rich Doheny


Client management tools are a mature technology with established vendors. With market innovation stalling and focus shifting to unified endpoint management, Gartner will retire the Magic Quadrant and begin to publish a Market Guide to help endpoint computing managers with CMT purchasing guidance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Plan for a Mature Client Management Tool Market With a Shift to Unified Endpoint Management
  • Use Technical and Nontechnical Criteria to Determine the Most Appropriate CMT for Your Organization

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