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Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays

Published: 22 August 2016

ID: G00281142

Analyst(s): Valdis Filks , Joseph Unsworth , Arun Chandrasekaran

Summary

Solid-state arrays have matured beyond performance-oriented workloads, and the benefits are now compelling for all primary storage plus old and new unexpected workloads. This Magic Quadrant will help IT leaders better understand SSA vendors' positioning in the market.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • EMC
    • Fujitsu
    • Hitachi Data Systems
    • HPE
    • Huawei
    • IBM
    • Kaminario
    • NetApp
    • Pure Storage
    • Tegile
    • Tintri
    • Violin Memory
    • X-IO Technologies
  • 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

Context

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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