|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Industry:||Information Technology Services|
|Gartner, Inc. was founded in 1979. It is an information technology research and advisory company. It delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to supply chain professionals and technology investors, the Company is the valuable partner to clients in over 13,300 distinct organizations. It works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. The foundation for all Gartner products and services is its independent research on IT and supply chain issues. The findings from this research are delivered through the Company’s three business segments: Research, Consulting and Events. Research provides objective insight on critical and timely technology and supply chain initiatives for CIOs, other IT professionals, supply chain leaders, technology companies and the investment community through reports, briefings, proprietary tools, access to the Company’s analysts, peer networking services, and membership programs that enable its clients to make better decisions about their IT and supply chain investments. Consulting provides customized solutions to unique client needs through on-site, day-to-day support, as well as proprietary tools for measuring and improving IT performance with a focus on cost, performance, efficiency, and quality. Events provide IT, supply chain, and business professionals the opportunity to attend various symposia, conferences and exhibitions to learn, contribute and network with their peers. The Company’s diversified business model provides multiple entry points and synergies that facilitate increased client spending on its research, consulting services and events. A critical part of the Company’s long-term strategy is to increase business volume with its valuable clients, identifying relationships with the greatest sales potential and expanding those relationships by offering strategically relevant research and advice. The Company leases 29 domestic and 49 international offices and it has a significant presence in Stamford, Connecticut, Ft. Myers, Florida and Egham, the United Kingdom. The Company does not currently own any properties. The Company faces competition from a number of independent providers of information products and services. It competes indirectly against consulting firms and other information providers, including electronic and print media companies.|
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