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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Midrange Enterprise Disk Arrays, 2H05


The midrange disk array storage market has evolved in the past 15 months, changing vendor positions on the Magic Quadrant. These adjustments are a result of product announcements, changes in strategy, acquisitions and market entry by privately held companies with innovative products.

Published: 03 November 2005

ID: G00132349

Analyst(s): Stanley Zaffos, April Adams, Roger W. Cox

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Vendors Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • 3PAR
    • Dell
    • Dot Hill Systems
    • EMC
    • Hitachi/Hitachi Data Systems
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Network Appliance
    • Sun Microsystems
    • Xiotech
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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