Industry analyst firm Gartner, has rated HP as the clear industry leader in Blade Servers.

Just announced: the first Blade Server Magic Quadrant report from Gartner, released October 6, 2009, places HP in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers. Gartner is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. HP believes that with this report, Gartner has reinforced the pivotal market role of blade servers and their significant growth expectations in the coming years. HP’s placement in the report represents our ?ability to execute? combined with our ?completeness of vision.?

In their first-ever Blade Server Magic Quadrant report Gartner honors HP with the top spot in the ?Leaders? quadrant. The endorsement is based on HP?s ?ability to execute? combined with our ?completeness of vision.?  This is just the latest No 1 ranking for HP BladeSystem from tier-one industry analyst firms.  This past summer, Forrester rated HP BladeSystem as the clear leader in execution and strategy (Forrester Wave? for Blade Server Systems, Q2 2009).  HP also surfaced as the leader in the Blade market in IDC?s most recent server tracker research report.  There is no better time for Sales to capitalize on HP?s strong position in the Blade server market.

Gartner?s Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers