Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Combined Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software, 4Q05

Summary

Managing the growing complexity of storage resources is a challenge, with vendors still only addressing parts of the problem. Leading vendors are delivering useful tools that address increasingly larger parts of the problem as they work to deliver more-complete offerings.

Published: 22 November 2005

ID: G00135082

Analyst(s): Carolyn DiCenzo, Dave Russell, Robert E. Passmore

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • Computer Associates
    • CreekPath Systems
    • EMC
    • HP
    • IBM
    • McData
    • Northern Parklife
    • NTP Software
    • Onaro
    • Softek
    • Symantec
    • Tek-Tools
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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