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Understanding the Gartner Vendor Revenue Profile

Published: 07 October 2016

ID: G00316335

Analyst(s): Richard Gordon, Deborah Neitz Daily


In October 2016, Gartner will preview the Gartner Vendor Revenue Profile tool to be launched officially in April 2017. Here, we introduce the methodology used to create individual profiles and provide guidance on how strategic planners and business leaders can use them in their decision making.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is a Gartner Vendor Revenue Profile?
  • How Gartner Creates a Gartner Vendor Revenue Profile
    • Selecting Vendors
    • Developing Vendor Revenue Estimates
    • Inviting Vendors to Comment on Gartner Estimates
    • Publishing the Research
  • How to Use Gartner Vendor Revenue Profiles
  • How Gartner Uses Gartner Vendor Revenue Profiles to Develop Market Share Research
  • The Structure of a Gartner Vendor Revenue Profile
  • Gartner Vendor Revenue Profile Segmentation Descriptions
    • Information Technology
    • Operational Technology
    • Components
    • Other Non-IT/OT
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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