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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers


Any server that is hosted by a dedicated chassis or enclosure is termed a modular server by Gartner. The market chiefly comprises blade and multinode servers. I&O leaders should use this research to help choose both the right form factor and the right vendor for new projects.

Published: 23 May 2016

ID: G00278242

Analyst(s): Andrew Butler, George Weiss, Kiyomi Yamada , Hiroko Aoyama

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Modular Servers Overview
  • The Modular Server Market

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Atos
    • Cisco
    • Cray
    • Dell
    • Fujitsu
    • Hitachi
    • HPE
    • Huawei
    • Inspur
    • Lenovo
    • SGI
    • Supermicro
  • 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

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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