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More Microsoft Offerings in Magic Quadrant Listing

by Merv Adrian  |  November 2, 2016

In Q3 2016, three additional Microsoft offerings were covered in Magic Quadrant reports: Disaster Recovery as a Service, Application Delivery Controllers and Application Release Automation. Disaster Recovery as a Service makes...

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Microsoft Magic Quadrant Sees Two Promotions, One Addition

by Merv Adrian  |  July 14, 2016

As of July 13, Microsoft is featured in 41 current Gartner Magic Quadrants. 16 have been updated this year; they are shown in bold in the figure. One has been added: Disaster Recovery...

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Microsoft Links Into a Treasure Trove of Information

by Merv Adrian  |  June 14, 2016

My colleague Doug Laney wrote this blog post with a  few contributions from me and Jenny Sussin. His focus on the inherent value of the information assets in the Microsoft-LinkedIn deal is a...

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Microsoft's Magic Quadrant Positioning Was Unchanged in Q1

by Merv Adrian  |  April 29, 2016

As of April 29, Microsoft is featured in 40 current Gartner Magic Quadrants. 8 have been updated this year; they are shown in bold in the figure. In quarterly updates throughout...

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DBMS 2015 Numbers Paint a Picture of Slow but Steady Change

by Merv Adrian  |  April 12, 2016

Gartner recently published “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2015” (for clients) and the story the DBMS data tells continues themes we have been observing for some time in the...

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The 24 hour (Microsoft) Algorithm that went Rogue

by Andrew White  |  March 25, 2016

Reports in the press today that just 24 hours after release, Microsoft closed down Tay, it's new artificially intelligent software chatbot.  In its first day, Tay was seen tweeting anti-Semitic...

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Alert New Research: Microsoft Diversifies With Linux Support for SQL Server

by Andrew White  |  March 11, 2016

My colleagues Donald Feinberg, Adam Ronthal and Merv Adrian just published: Microsoft Diversifies with Linux Support for SQL Server. Microsoft's flagship database management system, SQL Server, will gain the ability...

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Microsoft in 40 Gartner Magic Quadrants, January 2016

by Merv Adrian  |  January 31, 2016

As of January 29, Microsoft is featured in 40 Gartner Magic Quadrants published or updated within the past 12 months. In quarterly updates throughout the year, this series of posts will...

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Tell Us How You Rate Your OPDBMS - We All Get Better Research As a Result

by Merv Adrian  |  December 10, 2015

Gartner has launched a new way for client and non-clients to provide input on products to enrich the research we deliver - Gartner Peer Insights. (The link will take you...

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The Cloud - When Breaking Up Is Easy to Do

by Andrew White  |  November 12, 2015

A story, reported in both US print editions of the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, suggests that Microsoft is going to assuage the recent European ruling that scrapped...

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