Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Published: 06 February 2018

ID: G00333051

Analyst(s): Hiroko Aoyama , Julia Palmer , George J. Weiss , Philip Dawson , Kiyomi Yamada , Arun Chandrasekaran , John McArthur

Summary

Hyperconvergence is making inroads in enterprises, as major system vendors acquire startups or bundle servers with HC software offerings. I&O leaders should focus on the capabilities and limitations of HCI software, which is offered by a wide range of server platform vendors via OEM partnerships.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Cisco
    • DataCore
    • Dell EMC
    • HPE
    • HTBase
    • Huawei
    • Microsoft
    • Nutanix
    • Pivot3
    • Scale Computing
    • Stratoscale
    • VMware
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Functional Criteria
  • Business Criteria
  • Honorable Mentions
    • Fujitsu
    • Hitachi Vantara
    • Lenovo
    • New H3C Group
    • Red Hat
    • Sangfor
    • StarWind Software

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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