Quadrant

(redirected from Quadrants)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Quadrants: abdominal quadrants

Quadrant

In Cartesian coordinates, one fourth of the area divided by the x- and y-axes. Quadrants are numbered starting in the upper right and continuing clockwise. That is, the quadrant above the x-axis and to the right of the y-axis is the first quadrant, the one below the first is the second and so forth. Quadrants are used in technical analysis, economic analysis, and other fields involving mathematics.
References in periodicals archive ?
Vendor qualification for inclusion in the 2006 IRCB Magic Quadrant was centered on market-established players and some relatively new entrants that show strong promise.
We believe being placed by Gartner in the Challengers quadrant in the LAN switching market further validates our ability to execute and long-term viability.
We believe our position within the Magic Quadrant is excellent recognition because it confirms our capability of delivering security solutions that are in front of threats developing in the industry," said Mike Hall, Senforce president and CEO.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant positions a company based on its vision and ability to execute and is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period.
We consider our positioning in the Leader quadrant by Gartner further validation of the strength of our technology and the deep commitment we have in ensuring each of our customers is continually satisfied with the performance of our solutions," said Frankie Basso, vice president of marketing, Systemware.
The OOA&D report, by Michael Blechar is entitled "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools, 2H06 to 1H07.
Gartner's Magic Quadrant report considers which vendors are likely to dominate sales and influence technology directions throughout the remainder of 2006, addressing vendor factors such as visibility amongst clients; the number of requests generated for information and contract review; and those accounting for the new and ongoing installations in Gartner's client base.
TRIRIGA is privileged to be recognized in the leader quadrant in this important evaluation.
The Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Global Network Service Providers 2005" was written by David Neil, Jean-Claude Delcroix, Jay E.
Since launching the first IPS in early 2002 and pioneering the industry by being first to market with innovative features like Phishing protection, Voice over IP (VoIP) security, bandwidth management, Spyware protection and Peer-to-Peer protection; we believe being positioned in the leaders quadrant in Gartner's first IPS magic quadrant is confirmation of our product and our security research focus," said James Hamilton, president of 3Com's TippingPoint division.
Also in Leaders Quadrant for Integrated Document Archive and Retrieval Systems
Sourcefire is proud to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Network Intrusion Prevention Report," said Wayne Jackson, CEO of Sourcefire.