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Did you hear? Qumulo named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

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Six years in a row as a Leader in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage! We’d like to take some time to appreciate this moment and articulate what it means for us. 

Why Being in The Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ Matters to Us

The significance of The Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ can’t be understated. It is an evaluation, one that helps IT and business leaders quickly ascertain how well technology providers are executing their visions and how well they are performing against the market view of Gartner. We feel being recognized as a Leader is worth appreciating. Since 2017, we have been continuously recognized in the Magic Quadrant™, which to us is an acknowledgment that Qumulo is charting a path forward to shape and redefine enterprise storage.

Qumulo is a Visionary in Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

We believe being positioned in the Leaders quadrant for six consecutive years is nothing short of outstanding. From the beginning, our mission has been to empower customers to store, manage, and curate their data anywhere and forever. As the company evolved, our focus on Scale Anywhere™ has executed against this mission with proof points in our existing offerings and upcoming revolutionary features (mark November 9th on your calendar!). Here’s what we believe this signifies:

  • Consistent Innovation: Technology landscapes evolve, and staying relevant requires perpetual innovation. We think being consistently recognized highlights our ability to offer solutions that cater to current needs while anticipating future demands.
  • Understanding Market Needs: To be an Innovator, it’s not enough to just innovate; one must innovate in the right direction. Qumulo’s solutions have consistently resonated with the market, signifying a deep understanding of client needs and challenges.
  • Trust & Reliability: Gartner defines distributed file systems and object storage as software and hardware appliance products that offer object and distributed file system technologies for unstructured data. We believe that Qumulo’s consistent recognition as a Leader underscores the trust and confidence the industry places in its offerings.

Beyond the Quadrant: Real-world Impact

While accolades and recognitions are commendable, the real value of any technology provider lies in the impact they bring to their customers. Qumulo’s client testimonials and case studies are a testament to the tangible differences they make in businesses. From scaling data-intensive workflows to facilitating seamless hybrid cloud operations, Qumulo has transformed the way organizations leverage file data. We’re thankful for our customers’ trust and continued partnership and for trusting Qumulo.

A Journey of Continuous Innovation

These past six years have been an exhilarating journey of growth, learning, and relentless innovation. Every year presented its own set of challenges, and every year, we pushed our boundaries to surmount them. To us, our recognition in the Magic Quadrant™ serves as a reminder that innovation should never be a one-time effort; it’s an ongoing commitment that takes patience and discipline to continue building toward that vision. It never stops.

The Road Ahead

While we celebrate today, we are also reminded that the journey of innovation never ends. Innovation is not a destination, but a continuous path. We are more inspired than ever to push the boundaries of what’s possible and continue to provide cutting-edge solutions that allow our customers to Scale Anywhere™.  

Gartner®, Magic Quadrant™ for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage, November 1st, 2023, Chandra Mukhyala, Jeff Vogel, Julia Palmer. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark, and MAGIC QUADRANT is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

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