Each quarter, I update my quarterly map of the several dozen Gartner Magic Quadrants that feature Microsoft offerings. Previous posts include December 2014’s Microsoft’s Product Positions – Positive Progress, March’s Microsoft in MQs – March On, and July’s Microsoft in MQs – June is Bustin’ Out. This post follows the end of a fiscal year with quarterly revenue of $19.90 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 and management shifts that are reshaping the company for its new fiscal year.
As always, the reports shown in bold have been refreshed in the past 12 months; the ones in italics are appearing for the first time in this version of the chart. Next time, everything will be reset and only updated and changed ones from that quarter will be typographically emphasized. This time, Corporate Telephony moved left to Challenger, and Web Content Management moved down to Niche Player. Mobile Application Development Platforms and Mobile Data Protection moved up to Challenger, and Secure Email Gateways moved right into the Leader quadrant.
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