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How do I use Gartner: What Is Available

Guide to Gartner database content and features

Highlighted Research

Hype Cycle Reports: Interpreting Technology Hype

When to use?

Gartner Hype Cycles provide a graphic representation of the maturity and adoption of technologies and applications, and how they are potentially relevant to solving real business problems and exploiting new opportunities. Gartner Hype Cycle reports gives you insights on the promise of an emerging technology within the context of their industry and individual appetite for risk.

You can decide whether you want make an early move, take moderate approach or wait for further maturation based on cost/benefit/risk analysis.

How to access?

You are able to access a list of Hype Cycle reports after clicking EXPLORE icon on the top navigation bar. 

Magic Quadrants and Marketscopes Reports: Positioning Technoloy Players Within a Specific Market

When to use?

Gartner Magic Quadrants and Marketscopes give you a wide-angle view of the relative positions of competing players in the major technology markets. The reports apply a uniform set of evaluation criteria to position the market players over the long haul.

Use those reports as a first step to understanding the technology providers to consider for a specific investment opportunity.

Keep in mind that focusing on the leaders' quadrant isn't always the best course of action. There are good reasons to consider market challengers. And a niche player may support your needs better than a market leader. It all depends on how the provider aligns with your business goals.

How to access?

You are able to access a list of Magic Quadrants and Marketscopes reports after clicking EXPLORE icon on the top navigation bar. 

Other Research

Vendor Rating: Tracking and Monitoring Vendor Performance

When to use?

Gartner Vendor Ratings assess all the different aspects of a technology provider, such as its strategy, organization, products, technology, marketing, financials and support. You can use Vendor Ratings to understand how a provider’s offering aligns with your business strategy, and to help assess the health of your own strategic provider portfolio. Vendor Ratings also reveal solution gaps among providers, and markets that could be ripe for investment opportunity.

Market Forecasts: Where are Markets Headed?

When to use?

If you want to understand the market opportunity for IT products and services, differentiate which market opportunities are emerging, maturing or declining, or base your business plans and strategies on fact, you can use this analysis as checks against industries' internal forecasts in the telecom, IT services, software, hardware and semiconductor industries.

Market Share: How is Revenue Allocated Across a Market’s Leading Technology Providers?

When to use?

If you want to understand where and how you can take advantage of shifts in market share, identify markets where providers have opportunity to take additional market share, or understand how leading providers are competing for market share, you can use Gartner Market Share analysis to find how share is allocated among 400 technology providers in 37 key markets.


You can also find resources on Best Practice, Market Analysis, Case Studies, Key Issues, SWOT Analysis, Critical Capabilities, Took Kits, Data&Practice, and News.

How to Access?

Use the search box on the top of Gartner homepage and then filter the results by content type.


Click the EXPLORE icon on the top navigation bar.

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