E-mail Archiving Vendor Takes on Gartner's Magic QuadrantNov 15, 2009, 16:04 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Last year, Gartner raked in $1.3 billion, so its services appear to be solidly in demand. But while Gartner's reports generate plenty of cash, the Magic Quadrant garners a huge amount of interest in the vendor community as well as the press. Companies clamor to raise their rankings and regularly trot out favorable results in their own press releases. Clearly, the clout of Gartner carries some weight. But is it weighted too heavily in favor of the mighty? If it does, Karp doesn't necessarily think this is the fault of the analyst firm.
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