Gartner, Inc. (Gartner) is a research and advisory company. The Company is an advisor and objective resource for more than 14,000 organizations in more than 100 countries. Gartner creates and distributes its research content through published reports, interactive tools, facilitated peer networking, briefings, consulting and advisory services, and its conferences, including the Gartner Symposium/Xpo series. The Company’s segments include Research, Conferences and Consulting. The Research segment provides objective insights and advice on the mission-critical priorities of businesses across functional areas of an enterprise through research and other reports. Conferences segments provides business professionals across an organization the opportunity to learn, share and network. The Consulting segment provides fact-based consulting services to enable clients to use and manage information technology (IT).