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EtQ Recognized as a “Sample Vendor” in Four of Gartner’s Hype Cycle Reports

FARMINGDALE, NY (11-18-13): EtQ, a leading provider of Quality Management, Environmental Health and Safety, and Compliance Management Software solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a sample vendor in four of Gartner’s 2013 Hype Cycle Reports, “Hype Cycle for Multienterprise Solutions,”1 “Hype Cycle for Life Sciences,”2 “Hype Cycle for Discrete Manufacturing and PLM”3 and “Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods.”4

Gartner Hype Cycles provide a graphic representation of the maturity and adoption of technologies and applications, and how they are potentially relevant to solving real business problems and exploiting new opportunities. Gartner Hype Cycle methodology gives a view of how a technology or application will evolve over time, providing a sound source of insight to manage its deployment within the context of specific business goals.

EtQ is recognized in the “Supplier Quality Management Applications,” “Quality Process Management Applications,” and “Cloud Computing for Manufacturing Operations categories.”

“We are pleased to have been named as a sample vendor in four of this year’s Hype Cycle Reports,” stated Glenn McCarty, chief executive officer at EtQ. “Since its inception in 1992, EtQ’s mission has been to make quality, compliance and environmental health and safety processes more efficient for business. A major part of accomplishing this lies in our customer-focused approach. We continue to work closely with the customer to develop products based largely on their feedback, which has contributed to EtQ’s continued growth and profitability. We believe that being named by Gartner as a sample vendor further reinforces the value of EtQ to our customers."

For more information contact EtQ at or 800-354-4476. Visit us on the Web at


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About EtQ

EtQ is the leading Quality, EHS, and Operational Risk and Compliance management software provider for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. Founded in 1992, EtQ has always had a unique knowledge of Quality, EHS, and Operational Risk and Compliance processes, and strives to make overall quality operations and management systems better for businesses. EtQ is headquartered in Farmingdale, NY, with main offices located in EMEA, the UK, and Arizona. EtQ has been providing software solutions to a variety of markets for more than 20 years. For more information, please visit or contact us at 800-354-4476.

1Gartner “Hype Cycle for Multienterprise Solutions, 2013” by Deborah R Wilson, Benoit J Lheureux, Andrew White, 28 August 2013.
2Gartner “Hype Cycle for Life Sciences, 2013” by Steven Lefebure, Michael Shanler, Dale Hagemeyer, 31 July 2013.
3Gartner “Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods, 2013” by Don Scheibenreif, Dale Hagemeyer, 31 July 2013.
4Gartner “Hype Cycle for Discrete Manufacturing and PLM, 2013” by Marc Halpern, Simon F Jacobson, Janet Suleski, 31 July 2013.

EtQ is a trademark of EtQ Management Consultants, Inc. All other product names and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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