Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world''s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions,every day. 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 technology investors,we are the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, we work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., andhas 4,000 associates, including 1,200 research analysts and consultants in 80 countries.