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What is Gartner

Gartner is consulting firm that provides research and analysis on a wide range of IT topics

Gartner Core Resarch contains reports, opinions, case studies and best practices about IT issues and providers. Our subscription allows access to all topics and these three industries: Education, Government, and Healthcare Providers. Access Gartner Core Research by logging in with your full TP email address and password, either on-campus or off-campus.

Note: There is no access to Markets (and their subtopics, e.g. Dataquest research, trends, forecast, shares, competitive information) and SWOT research. Content which we have no access to will show a NO ACCESS message or Purchase button.

Browsing and searching Gartner

Either browse Gartner by using the Quick Links on the left or type your keywords in the search box above.

Proprietary methodologies

Some of the proprietary methodologies from Gartner:

Hype Cycle: shows the 5 key phases of the life cycle of an emerging technology, its maturity and rate of adoption by the industry. This allows technology users to decide whether to adopt new technology and if so, when.

Magic Quadrant: graphically categorizes technology providers into Challengers, Leaders, Niche players and Visionaries, and provides information on the vendors’ market information and positions.

Vendor Rating: surveys a technology provider’s products, pricing, technology, support, etc., and rates them as Strong, Positive, Variable, Caution or Weak.


Some of the features that are available upon accessing a document:

Peer Insights

Gartner Peer Insights are ratings and reviews of software and service solutions written by enterprise professionals.

It can be accessed under Quick Links on the left menu.