Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Published: 02 January 2019

ID: G00353085

Analyst(s): John McArthur , Julia Palmer , Philip Dawson , Kiyomi Yamada

Summary

Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions are making substantial inroads into a broader set of use cases and deployment options, but limitations exist. I&O leaders should view HCI solutions as tools in the toolbox, rather than panaceas for all IT infrastructure problems.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Cisco
    • DataCore
    • Dell EMC
    • HPE
    • Huawei
    • Maxta
    • Microsoft
    • Nutanix
    • Pivot3
    • Red Hat
    • Scale Computing
    • StarWind
    • StorMagic
    • VMware
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Functional Criteria
  • Business Criteria
  • Honorable Mentions
    • Datrium
    • Fujitsu
    • Hitachi Vantara
    • Lenovo
    • NetApp
    • New H3C Group
    • Riverbed
    • Robin Systems
    • Sangfor Technologies
    • ZeroStack

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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