Service Summary

Gartner is a leading information technology firm that provides research and analysis services to inform and support decision-making in higher education and other industry sectors.

IT professionals across Mason may request access to Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP).

Key Features

Gartner for Technical Professionals

Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) provides in-depth technical research, knowledge, and best practices to published research focusing on in-depth strategic analysis of information technology trends, vendors, products, and technologies. GTP provides unlimited access to all IT staff for direct conversations with Gartner’s team of 100+ technical professional experts for 60-minute inquiries. GTP provides deep technical insight on the following areas:

  • Applications: architecture, development, CRM & customer experience, digital workspace, integration, endpoint
  • Data & Analytics: BI, data management
  • Infrastructure & Operations: cloud management, data infrastructure, I&O
  • Security & Risk Management: identity & access, apps & data, networks & endpoint, cloud

Gartner Tutorials

For those new to GTP, here are some Gartner tutorials to get you started:

Getting This Service

To Log In

To access Gartner GTP, visit the Gartner website. Sign in with your Direct Access credentials (your Mason email address and unique password).

Note: All IT staff at Mason must request GTP Access to be provisioned a Direct Access account. If you have already been granted access and have misplaced or forgotten your password, use the “Forgot username or password” option on the Gartner website login page.

To Request GTP Access

To request access to Gartner for Technical Professionals, please complete the “Request GTP Access” TDX request via the orange button on this page.

Note about Higher Education Reference (Core Research)

Users granted access to GTP are also granted access to Core Research. If you have a Direct Access login for GTP, you will need to use this login to access Core Research resources as well. You will be unable to access Core Research resources utilizing your SSO login after you have been granted GTP access.


This service is available 24/7, excluding planned outages, normal maintenance windows, and unavoidable events. Maintenance windows are Sundays, from 7 to 11 a.m., but may be extended to 2 p.m. if needed. If maintenance is required outside of these hours, it will be announced on the Alerts & Bulletins page.


All users of the George Mason University network must adhere to University Policy Number 1301: Responsible Use of Computing.