back to article Magic quadrant is not exactly spell-binding

Gartner's latest mid-range and high-end modular disk array magic quadrant isn't very magical; there are no new players in the hot box and a minor exchange of places in the dog box, the bottom left-hand corner. The Magic Quadrant (MQ) is the world's most famous four-box diagram and places suppliers in one of four boxes plotted on …

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The fifth box ...

My cats all agree that marketing is just about as disposable as the contents of their litterboxen, but probably a trifle more toxic.

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Anonymous Coward

When Gartner can make a working web site...

...I'll believe they have working data sets.

Seriously, disabling the back button and having a compulsory submission form that doesn't work? WTF? No thanks.

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Paris Hilton

Because she has

a nice box.

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Industry analyst...

Nelson Muntz commented on "failed IPO supplier Nexsan"

"Ha ha!"

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WTF?

No title comes to mind

I think this article needs a scanned, hastely scrawled, barroom napkin diagram; drawn from memory from a quick glimpse of Gartner's MQ.

Would save us readers some time.

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Headmaster

Simplification

"Generally speaking, the race [dele]in the leaders' box[/dele] is towards the top right-hand corner..."

Regardless of which box you are in, the goal is to go up (become more able to execute) and to the right (have a more complete vision). So that's where the race for everyone goes. Anyone not moving in that direction is automatically enrolled into the Business/Sports Metaphor Hall of Shame.

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Anonymous Coward

Industry analyst, Nelson Muntz commented...

" ...failed IPO supplier Nexsan..."

"Ha ha!"

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