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Gartner Magic Quadrant research methodology provides a graphical competitive positioning of four types of technology providers in fast-growing markets: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players and Challengers. As companion research, Gartner Critical Capabilities notes provide deeper insight into the capability and suitability of providers' IT products and services based on specific or customized use cases.

The following list of markets, dates and research documents is updated throughout the year with the latest Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities research notes. View upcoming research on the Publication Calendar.

MarketLast UpdateRefresh Date

A

Access Management Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
6/7/17 6/4/18
Application Performance Monitoring Suites
Magic Quadrant
3/19/18 3/19/19
Application Performance Monitoring Suites
Critical Capabilities
12/21/16 7/30/17
Application Release Automation
Magic Quadrant
9/27/17 9/27/18
Application Release Automation
Critical Capabilities
9/27/17 9/27/18
Application Security Testing
Magic Quadrant
3/19/18 2/28/19
Application Security Testing
Critical Capabilities
3/19/18 3/19/19
Application Testing Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
11/28/16 11/28/17
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B

Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
2/14/17 2/14/18
Business Analytics Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
3/28/18 3/28/19
Business Continuity Management Planning Solutions Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
New this year 7/21/18
Business Continuity Management Planning Solutions Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/12/17 Retired
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C

Cloud Access Security Brokers
Magic Quadrant
11/30/17 10/31/18
Cloud Access Security Brokers
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 10/31/18
Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize Large and Global Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
6/19/17 6/19/18
Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Midsize Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 3/3/18
Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Magic Quadrant
8/15/17 8/16/18
Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises
Critical Capabilities
8/22/17 2/22/18
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Japan
Magic Quadrant
3/1/17 3/1/18
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
6/15/17 6/15/18
Cloud Management Platforms
Critical Capabilities
11/30/18
Configure Price Quote Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
N/A 1/1/18
Configure Price Quote Application Suites
Critical Capabilities
1/31/19
Contact Center as a Service Europe
Magic Quadrant
10/18/17 10/18/18
Contact Center as a Service North America
Magic Quadrant
10/18/17 10/18/18
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
5/16/17 5/16/18
Contact Center Infrastructure Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
5/22/17 5/17/18
Content Collaboration Platforms
Critical Capabilities
11/21/16 9/29/17
Content Collaboration Platforms
Magic Quadrant
7/25/17 8/24/18
Content Marketing Platforms
Magic Quadrant
3/27/18 3/27/19
Content Marketing Platforms
Critical Capabilitie
4/23/18 4/23/19
Content Services Platforms
Magic Quadrant
10/31/16 9/30/17
Content Services Platforms
Critical Capabilities
11/29/16 10/31/17
CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Service Providers
Critical Capabilities
5/31/17 5/31/18
CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
12/1/16 12/1/17
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Magic Quadrant
5/8/17 5/8/18
CRM Customer Engagement Center
Critical Capabilities
12/19/17 12/19/18
CRM Lead Management
Magic Quadrant
8/22/17 8/22/18
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D

Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions
Magic Quadrant
6/8/16 8/31/17
Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions
Critical Capabilities
6/8/16 9/29/17
Data Center Networking
Magic Quadrant
7/3/17 7/16/18
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Asia/Pacific
Magic Quadrant
7/24/17 8/31/18
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Europe
Magic Quadrant
6/6/17 6/6/18
Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services North America
Magic Quadrant
6/22/17 6/22/18
Data Integration Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/3/17 8/3/18
Data Integration Tools
Critical Capabilities
11/9/16 11/30/17
Data Management Solutions for Analytics
Magic Quadrant
2/20/17 1/26/18
Data Management Solutions for Analytics
Critical Capabilities
3/16/18 3/16/19
Data Quality Tools
Magic Quadrant
10/24/17 11/30/18
Data Quality Tools
Critical Capabilities
12/4/17 12/8/18
Data Science & Machine Learning Platforms
Magic Quadrant
2/22/18 2/15/19
Data Science & Machine Learning Platforms
Critical Capabilities
4/4/18 4/15/19
Digital Banking Platforms
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 10/27/17
Digital Commerce
Magic Quadrant
4/24/17 4/24/18
Digital Commerce
Critical Capabilities
4/24/17 4/24/18
Digital Experience Platforms
Magic Quadrant
1/17/18 1/17/19
Digital Experience Platforms
Critical Capabilities
4/16/18 4/16/19
Digital Marketing Agencies, Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/21/18 3/21/19
Digital Marketing Hubs
Magic Quadrant
2/14/17 Retired
Distributed File Systems and Object Storage
Magic Quadrant
10/17/17 10/31/18
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E

Endpoint Protection Platforms
Magic Quadrant
1/24/18 1/24/19
Endpoint Protection Platforms
Critical Capabilities
4/30/18 4/30/19
Enterprise Agile Planning Tools
Magic Quadrant
4/23/18 4/23/19
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Critical Capabilities
1/9/17 7/7/18
Enterprise Architecture Tools
Magic Quadrant
5/24/17 5/24/18
Enterprise Asset Management Software
Magic Quadrant
New this year 10/19/17
Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service, Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
4/26/18 4/26/19
Enterprise Industrial IoT Platforms
Magic Quadrant
  2/28/18
Enterprise Information Archiving
Magic Quadrant
10/5/17 10/5/18
Enterprise Information Archiving
Critical Capabilities
2/13/17 12/22/17
Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
4/18/18 4/18/19
Enterprise Network Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
7/10/17 7/30/18
Enterprise Video Content Management
Magic Quadrant
11/22/16 8/31/18
Enterprise Video Content Management
Critical Capabilities
11/29/16 8/13/18
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Critical Capabilities
10/25/18 10/25/18
European Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/5/17 10/5/18
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F

Field Service Management
Magic Quadrant
9/27/17 9/27/18
Field Service Management
Critical Capabilitie
9/27/18 3/27/19
Full Life Cycle API Management
Magic Quadrant
4/30/18 4/30/19
Full Life Cycle API Management
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 3/30/18
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G

General-Purpose Disk Arrays
Magic Quadrant
10/31/17 10/31/18
General-Purpose High-End Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
10/31/17 10/31/18
General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
Critical Capabilities
10/31/17 10/31/18
Global Retail Core Banking
Critical Capabilities
10/9/17 10/9/18
Global Retail Core Banking
Magic Quadrant
7/10/17 7/30/18
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H

Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
10/10/16 Retired
Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
11/2/16 Retired
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I

Identity Governance and Administration
Magic Quadrant
2/22/17 2/28/18
Identity Governance and Administration
Critical Capabilities
5/1/17 5/31/18
Indoor Location Services
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 11/30/17
Insight Engines
Magic Quadrant
3/30/17 4/30/18
Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications
Magic Quadrant
11/22/16 11/22/17
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Magic Quadrant
10/23/17 10/23/18
Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs
Critical Capabilities
New this year 4/30/19
Integrated Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
12/13/16 5/31/18
Integrated Risk Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/13/16 5/31/18
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
10/24/17 10/24/18
Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
8/22/16 11/30/17
Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
Magic Quadrant
1/16/17 1/16/18
IT Risk Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
6/29/17 Retired
IT Service Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
8/10/17 8/10/18
IT Service Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
8/10/17 8/10/18
IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/19/17 7/14/18
IT Vendor Risk Management
Critical Capabilities
New this year 5/31/18
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L

Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Critical Capabilities
9/13/16 7/31/17
Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems North America
Magic Quadrant
6/27/17 6/27/18
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M

Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Asia/Pac
Magic Quadrant
10/31/17  
Managed M2M Services, Global
Magic Quadrant
10/23/17 10/23/18
Managed Mobility Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/14/18 3/14/19
Managed Mobility Services Global
Critical Capabilities
3/29/18 3/29/19
Managed Security Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
1/26/17 1/26/18
Managed Workplace Services Europe
Critical Capabilities
4/4/17 1/31/18
Managed Workplace Services North America
Critical Capabilities
3/28/17 1/31/18
Manufacturing Execution Systems
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 11/30/17
Master Data Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
10/30/17 10/30/18
Master Data Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
12/19/17 11/30/18
Meeting Solutions
Magic Quadrant
9/18/17 9/18/18
Meeting Solutions
Critical Capabilities
10/12/17 10/12/18
Metadata Management Solutions
Magic Quadrant
12/28/17 12/28/18
Metadata Management Solutions
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 9/28/18
Meter Data Management Products
Magic Quadrant
12/7/16 12/7/17
Mobile App Development Platforms
Magic Quadrant
6/12/17 6/25/18
Mobile App Development Platforms
Critical Capabilities
7/17/17 7/31/18
Mobile Marketing Platforms
Magic Quadrant
New this year 8/31/18
Multichannel Campaign Management
Magic Quadrant
4/11/17 4/11/18
Multichannel Campaign Management
Critical Capabilities
7/27/17 7/31/18
Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks
Magic Quadrant
Upcoming 9/15/18
Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 10/31/18
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N

Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Critical Capabilities
2/21/17 2/21/18
Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
Magic Quadrant
2/21/17 2/21/18
Network Services Asia/Pacific
Critical Capabilities
3/14/18 3/14/19
Network Services Global
Magic Quadrant
2/13/17 2/13/18
Network Services Pan-European
Critical Capabilities
3/9/18 3/9/19
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O

Object Storage
Critical Capabilities
2/11/14 1/31/18
Operational Database Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
10/5/16 10/5/17
Operational Database Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
10/6/16 10/5/17
Operations Support Systems
Magic Quadrant
11/29/16 10/31/17
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P

P&C Core Platforms North America
Magic Quadrant
9/28/17 9/28/18
P&C Core Platforms North America
Critical Capabilities
10/30/17 10/30/18
Privileged Access Management
Magic Quadrant
11/30/18
Procure-to-Pay Suites
Magic Quadrant
6/13/16 1/20/18
Procure-to-Pay Suites
Critical Capabilities
9/19/16 2/19/18
Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
10/11/17 10/11/18
Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
3/29/18 3/29/19
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Magic Quadrant
7/24/17 7/26/18
Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide
Critical Capabilities
8/29/17 8/29/18
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S

Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation
Magic Quadrant
5/1/17 5/1/18
Sales Force Automation
Magic Quadrant
7/13/17 7/25/18
Sales Performance Management
Magic Quadrant
3/28/17 2/28/18
Sales Performance Management
Critical Capabilities
3/28/17 3/31/18
Secondary Site of Disaster Recovery, Japan
Critical Capabilities
3/29/18 3/29/19
Secure Web Gateways
Magic Quadrant
6/12/17 6/12/18
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
Magic Quadrant
10/26/17 10/26/18
Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 10/26/18
Security Information and Event Management
Magic Quadrant
12/6/17 12/6/18
Security Information and Event Management
Critical Capabilities
12/4/17 12/4/18
Small Cell Equipment
Magic Quadrant
10/12/17 10/12/18
Software Asset Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
4/16/18
Software Test Automation
Magic Quadrant
11/15/16 11/15/17
Software Test Automation
Critical Capabilities
1/10/17 1/10/18
Solid-State Arrays
Magic Quadrant
7/13/17 7/31/18
Solid-State Arrays
Critical Capabilities
7/17/17 7/31/18
Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
Magic Quadrant
2/8/17 2/8/18
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Magic Quadrant
1/19/16 1/31/18
Supply Chain Planning System of Record
Critical Capabilities
8/31/18
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T

Talent Management Suites
Magic Quadrant
2/28/17 9/28/18
Talent Management Suites
Critical Capabilities
6/6/17 9/28/18
Transportation Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
3/9/18 3/31/19
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U

Unified Communications
Magic Quadrant
7/13/16 8/31/17
Unified Communications
Critical Capabilities
7/19/17 8/31/18
Unified Communications as a Service, North America
Critical Capabilities
10/23/17 10/23/18
Unified Endpoint Management Tools
Magic Quadrant
6/6/17 6/6/18
Unified Endpoint Management Tools
Critical Capabilities
6/28/17 6/28/18
Unified Threat Management
Magic Quadrant
6/20/17 6/20/18
Utilities Customer Information Systems
Magic Quadrant
6/19/17 6/19/18
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W

Warehouse Management Systems
Critical Capabilities
Upcoming 3/31/18
Warehouse Management Systems
Magic Quadrant
2/13/17 2/13/18
Web Application Firewalls
Magic Quadrant
8/10/17 8/10/18
Web Content Management
Magic Quadrant
7/26/17 7/26/18
Web Content Management
Critical Capabilities
7/27/17 7/27/18
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant
10/17/17 10/17/18
Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Critical Capabilities
9/12/16 9/12/17
Wireline Telecom Services U.S.
Critical Capabilities
3/19/18 3/19/19
Workforce Engagement Management
Magic Quadrant
1/19/17 1/19/18
Workforce Engagement Management
Critical Capabilities
3/7/18 3/7/19
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