Latest Gartner Report: some surprising omissions in the Dropbox alternatives report
Gartner has just published a new report Enterprise File Synchronization & Sharing Report which in effect is an evaluation of secure alternatives to Dropbox. Gartner say they evaluated over 100 different products before creating its latest “Magic Quadrant” (and yes, we know that in the ZL Technologies case, Gartner admitted its reports are based on “pure opinion”). Nevertheless it is interesting to see that Box, perceived by many as a Dropbox wannabe, made it into the “leaders” box whereas Dropbox itself only gets into the “challengers” box although it is in good company with Google, Microsoft and IBM.
As to the ones to fail to make a ranking, these include HighQ, Litéra and OpenText. We downloaded our copy of the report free of charge from Accellion here www.info.accellion.com/gartner-magic-quadrant.html