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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software, 2007


SRM vendors provide products that are mandatory for the effective management of shared storage environments. Niche vendors can offer solutions for functions not addressed by general-purpose products or to provide a lower-cost alternative when only a portion of the SRM functionality is required.

Published: 19 March 2007

ID: G00146578

Analyst(s): 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 Strengths and Cautions
    • Akorri
    • Brocade
    • CA
    • EMC
    • Hitachi Data Systems
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Network Appliance
    • Northern Parklife
    • NTP Software
    • Onaro
    • Symantec
    • Tek-Tools
    • TeraCloud
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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