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Gartner Magic Quadrant for PC Life Cycle Configuration Management


The PC life cycle configuration management tool market is mature, but virtualization, mobility, and the convergence of security and operations are affecting customer buying decisions as well as vendor R&D investments.

Published: 29 December 2008

ID: G00163033

Analyst(s): Terrence Cosgrove , Ronni Rosenstein

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
  • How to Use This Magic Quadrant to Make Vendor Decisions
  • 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
    • Avocent (LANDesk)
    • BigFix
    • BMC Software
    • CA
    • FrontRange Solutions (enteo Software)
    • HP
    • matrix42
    • ManageSoft
    • Microsoft
    • Novell
    • Symantec (Altiris)
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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