Gartner, Inc., is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. By taking advantage of the technology research at Gartner, ECU faculty, students and staff can make more informed decisions related to department technology investments, research collaboration, emerging IT trends and professional development
Gartner access is available to current students, staff and faculty only. Research cannot be distributed outside East Carolina University. Note that use of this service is restricted for educational purposes only, and does not extend to alumni of the higher education institution.
Users also have access to Gartner "Hype Cycles" that characterize a technology's journey from expectation to "over enthusiasm" to actual usefulness. "Magic quadrants" compare vendors so users choose an appropriate partnership fit.