2017 IT Brand Leader Survey Calendar

Listed below are the current IT Brand Leader surveys for 2017. Our surveys are voted by the IT professional community and are non-sponsored and independent research.

Please note we may make frequent changes to the calendar as the product landscape changes, such as adding new categories and logistical reasons. If you would like us to consider a survey category, contact us.

Click on each product category to view Market Leader overview or to see all survey results, click here.

February 2017
Servers and Database
(survey in progress)

  • ARM-based Server Processors
  • Dense Low Power Microservers
  • Enterprise Blade Servers
  • Enterprise Cluster Operating System
  • Enterprise Rackmount Servers
  • Enterprise Server LOM & MLOM
  • Enterprise Server Operating System
  • Enterprise Server Processors
  • In-Memory Database
  • Integrated System
  • NoSQL Database
  • Server GPUs
  • SQL Database
  • White Box Servers

March 2017
Networking & Scale-Out Storage

  • Bare Metal Switch OS
  • Ethernet Top of Rack Switches
  • Open Networking Switch (Bare Metal Switch)
  • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing 
  • Scale-out File Storage
  • Scale out Object Storage Software
  • Scale out Object Storage Appliance
  • Servers for Software Defined Storage
  • Embedded Blade Server Networking
  • Enterprise Ethernet NICs
  • Ethernet Core Switches
  • Ethernet Network Monitoring
  • WAN Optimization

April 2017
SDN/NFV & Software Tools

  • Application Performance Management Tools
  • Business Intelligence Tools
  • Functional Testing Tools
  • Identity & Access Management Tools
  • IT Infrastructure Monitoring Solutions
  • Security Information & Event Management Solutions
  • Unified Communications
  • Virtualization Management Tools
  • Layer 4-7 NFV Services Platform
  • SDN Enabled Switches
  • SDN Monitoring
  • SDN Platform

May 2017
Cloud and On-Premise

  • Cloud Backup & Archive Storage as a Service
  • On-Premise vs. Cloud Backup & Archive
  • Cloud Dedicated Enterprise Servers
  • On-Premise vs. Cloud Dedicated Enterprise Servers
  • Cloud Enterprise Class Storage
  • On-Premise vs. Cloud Enterprise Class Storage
  • Cloud SSD Storage
  • On-Premise vs. Cloud SSD Storage
  • Cloud Virtual Desktops
  • On-Premise vs. Cloud Virtual Desktops
  • Cloud Virtual Servers
  • On-Premise vs. Cloud Virtual Servers
  • Cloud Unified Communications
  • On Premise vs. Cloud Unified Communications

June 2017
Flash Storage and NVMe

  • NVMe SSD Modules
  • All Flash NVMe PCIe Cards
  • NVMe Network Adapters
  • Flash Cache Software
  • All Flash iSCSI Array
  • All Flash FC Array
  • All Flash NAS Array
  • All Flash NVMe Fabric Attached Array
  • All Flash Converged System
  • All Flash Hyperconverged System
  • All Flash Unified SAN/NAS Array
  • Hybrid HDD/SSD Array

July 2017
Network Monitoring & Backup

  • Always-On Network Recording Appliances
  • Application Delivery Controllers
  • Data Center Infrastructure Management
  • Distributed Database Backup & Recovery
  • Enterprise Backup Software & Appliances
  • Fibre Channel Network Monitoring
  • Multi-Tenant Storage Arrays
  • Network Performance Monitoring
  • Storage Performance Validation Software & Appliances
  • Virtual Application Delivery Controller Appliance
  • Virtual Router / Network Access Appliance
  • WLAN Controllers and Access Points

August 2017
Cloud, OpenStack & Networking

  • Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Low Latency Ethernet Adapters
  • Low Latency Ethernet Switches
  • NextGen Enterprise Firewalls
  • NoSQL Database Software Distributions
  • On-Premise Enterprise Storage as a Service
  • OpenStack Distributions
  • OpenStack Service Providers
  • OpenStack Services
  • OpenStack Training
  • Secure Web Gateways
  • Unified Threat Management
  • Virtual Firewall Appliance
  • Virtual WAN Optimization Appliance

September 2017
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Survey product categories coming soon!

October 2017
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November 2017
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December 2017
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