Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

Published: 07 February 2019

ID: G00354365

Analyst(s): Sanjit Ganguli , Ted Corbett

Summary

More than ever before, successful digital business initiatives depend on network performance. NPMD solutions provide visibility and diagnostics to ensure enterprise networks can support mission-critical applications, especially with the advent of virtualization, the cloud and the Internet of Things.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Accedian
    • AppNeta
    • Broadcom (CA Technologies)
    • Cisco
    • Colasoft
    • ExtraHop
    • LiveAction
    • LogicMonitor
    • ManageEngine
    • Micro Focus
    • NETSCOUT
    • New H3C Group
    • Riverbed
    • SevOne
    • SolarWinds
    • VIAVI Solutions
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Product-Related Criteria
  • Non-Product-Related Criteria
  • Honorable Mentions

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • NPMD: The Buyer’s Dilemma
    • Device Polling Technology
    • Flow-Based Technology
    • Packet-Based Technology
    • Cloud-Centric Monitoring
  • Adjacent and Overlapping Markets
    • APM
    • ITIM
    • AIOps Platforms
    • DEM
    • Network Packet Brokers
    • Network Automation
    • NTA (Cybersecurity)

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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