Gartner Research

Vendor Rating Update: Quest Software

Published: 17 November 2006

ID: G00143234

Analyst(s): Raymond Paquet, Will Cappelli, John Enck


Quest Software continues to grow and add products through acquisitions of smaller companies. The overall corporate strategy is to be as a supplier of competitive point products rather than a full management suite, which will lead it to become a strategic partner with customers.

Table Of Contents
  • Analyst Comments
  • Corporate Viability
    • Strategy: Caution
    • Financials: Promising
    • Marketing: Caution
  • Market Offerings
    • Microsoft Management: Positive
    • Application Management: Promising
    • Database Management: Promising
  • Customer Service/Support
    • Sales: Positive
    • Customer Support: Positive

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.