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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Midrange Enterprise Disk Arrays, 2H07


In 2H07, emerging companies continued to drive innovation, while established companies refreshed their offerings and revamped distribution channels to reduce cost and gain share. Changes in market shares highlight the importance of nonproduct selection criteria when choosing storage vendors.

Published: 12 January 2008

ID: G00154727

Analyst(s): Stanley Zaffos , Roger W. Cox , Pushan Rinnen

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
    • 3PAR
    • BlueArc
    • Compellent
    • DataDirect Networks
    • Dell
    • Dot Hill
    • EMC
    • EqualLogic
    • Fujitsu
    • Hitachi/Hitachi Data Systems
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Intransa
    • LeftHand Networks
    • Network Appliance
    • Nexsan Technologies
    • Pillar Data Systems
    • SGI
    • Sun Microsystems
    • Teradata
    • Xiotech
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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