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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mixed-Workload Consolidation Platforms, 2006


This server market Magic Quadrant focuses on mixed-workload consolidation platform workloads. It shows the maturity of mainframe, other proprietary and RISC Unix technologies, with mainstream x86 servers making a strong showing and regional and specialist vendors occupying niche positions.

Published: 22 October 2006

ID: G00144336

Analyst(s): Andrew Butler, Philip Dawson

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Hardware
    • Software
    • OS
    • Stack
    • Vendors
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • Bull Express
    • Bull GCOS
    • Bull NovaScale
    • Dell PowerEdge
    • Egenera BladeFrame
    • Fujitsu BS2000
    • Fujitsu Primepower
    • Fujitsu Primequest
    • Fujitsu Primergy
    • HP 9000
    • HP BladeSystem
    • HP Integrity
    • HP Integrity NonStop
    • HP ProLiant
    • IBM BladeCenter
    • IBM System i
    • IBM System p5
    • IBM System x
    • IBM System z
    • NEC Express
    • Sun Fire U/SPARC IV+
    • Sun Fire x86
    • Unisys ClearPath
    • Unisys ES7000
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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