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Tech Providers: Insider secrets to becoming a “Cool Vendor”

by Jim Hare  |  October 10, 2015

One of the questions that I frequently get asked by startup high tech providers is how they can become a Gartner “Cool” vendor.  Vendors do not apply to become Cool Vendors.  Instead, nominations come directly from Gartner analysts who are familiar with the topic area or market space and the vendor landscape.  The nomination and […]

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Tech Providers: Why you should become a “Cool Vendor”

by Jim Hare  |  October 4, 2015

January will be here before we know it and Gartner will begin the nomination process for our 2016 Cool Vendor research. If you aren’t familiar with our Cool Vendor special reports, each year Gartner publishes research across almost 100 different areas highlighting lesser-known, emerging vendors that are often unknown due to their small size and relative immaturity. […]

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