• Dell positioned as a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers
  • Dell named as a visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking
  • Dell receives positive overall rating in its Vendor Rating report

Dell today announced that Gartner Inc. has recognized Dell across enterprise product lines. The IT industry analyst firm positioned Dell as a leader in its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers, a visionary in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking, and gave the company a positive overall rating in its Vendor Rating report.

"We believe this recognition from an esteemed firm like Gartner is confirmation that Dell understands the data centers of the future," said Paul Perez, chief technology officer of Dell Enterprise Solutions Group.

Each of these Gartner reports are online and available for download at dell.com.

Dell Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers

As one of the largest providers of x86-based servers in the world, Dell has been positioned as a leader in the Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers.

The Dell PowerEdge FX combines the density and efficiencies of blade servers with the simplicity and cost advantages of rack-based systems. This innovation allows customers to address changing workload demands while providing high reliability, availability and serviceability.

Customers are seeing the benefits of the Dell PowerEdge FX worldwide, such as a large e-commerce company in Asia that purchased more than 10,000 of FX servers over competitive solutions, while an investment management institution headquartered in the U.S. purchased hundreds to help it run its sophisticated data analysis and trading systems to better enable customers.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers was published as Dell celebrates its 20-year anniversary providing customers its PowerEdge servers

Dell continues to gain unit share and revenue share with customer-inspired innovations such as the PowerEdge FX propelling the company forward. According to Gartner research Dell currently holds the No. 2 position in the global x86 server market.(1)

Dell Positioned as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking

Dell’s ability to execute and completeness of vision led to its inclusion in the visionaries quadrant of the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking.

Open Networking is inherent to Dell’s networking strategy. Dell is supporting this shift to a modern network by delivering network switches for every area of the enterprise and providing state-of-the-art service to ensure businesses can support growing bandwidth demands and address the challenges associated with scalability and network management.

Dell was early to recognize the shift in workload requirements, virtualization technologies and cloud infrastructures. In response these changes, Dell delivered innovative new fabric architectures, based on fixed form-factor switching elements that can fundamentally change the cost-structures and capabilities of data center networking.

Dell receives an Overall Positive Vendor Rating

Gartner issued a positive overall rating for Dell in its Vendor Rating. Dell’s recent transition to a private company and its commitment to broadened and deepened technology, solution and service areas were all positive areas of note.

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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers, Andrew Butler, George J. Weiss, Errol Rasit, Carl Claunch, Hiroko Aoyama, 04 May 2015

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking, Mark Fabbi, Andrew Lerner, 11 May 2015

Gartner, Vendor Rating: Dell, Jeffrey Hewitt, Rob Addy, Tiffani Bova, Andrew Neff, Mark Fabbi, Cathy Tornbohm, Annette Jump, Federico De Silva, Lawrence Pingree, Roger W. Cox, 02 April 2015

1 Gartner Says Worldwide Server Market Grew 4.8 Percent in Shipments, While Revenue Increased 2.2 Percent in Fourth Quarter of 2014, March 3, 2015, http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2997118

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