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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Midrange and High-End NAS Solutions, 1H08


Gartner's first Magic Quadrant for midrange and high-end network-attached storage highlights not only vendors offering NAS appliances but also cluster file system vendors with native Network File System and Common Internet File System support.

Published: 15 March 2008

ID: G00154876

Analyst(s): Pushan Rinnen , Robert E. Passmore, Roger W. Cox

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • BlueArc
    • EMC
    • Exanet
    • Hitachi/Hitachi Data Systems
    • HP
    • Ibrix
    • IBM
    • Isilon Systems
    • NetApp
    • ONStor
    • Panasas
    • Pillar Data Systems
    • SGI
    • Sun Microsystems
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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