The List: 100 Alternative Vendors


Data Networking Alternatives

1 Netgear

2 D-Link

3 Belkin

4 3Com

5 Juniper

6 SonicWall

7 IBM

8 Foundry

9 Extreme Networks

10 Microsoft

Market Leaders: Cisco, HP and Linksys

  • Why VARs sell products from an alternative vendor in this category
  • Percent of VARs afraid of repercussions from a primary vendor if they adopt products from an alternative vendorServer Alternatives

    1 Dell

    2 White Box/Custom

    3 Intel

    4 Apple

    5 Acer

    6 Gateway

    7 SuperMicro

    8 Tyan

    9 Fujitsu

    10 Rackable Systems

    Market Leaders: HP, IBM and Sun

  • Why VARs sell products from an alternative vendor in this category
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    1 Netgear

    2 D-Link

    3 Belkin

    4 3Com

    5 Proxim

    6 SonicWall

    7 Apple

    8 Motorola

    9 Buffalo

    10 Symbol Technologies

    Market Leaders: Cisco, Linksys and HP ProCurve

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    Security Software Alternatives

    1 Grisoft (AVG)

    2 Trend Micro

    3 CA

    4 Microsoft

    5 Panda Software

    6 Zone Labs

    7 Kaspersky Labs

    8 Sunbelt Software

    9 RSA

    10 Websense

    Market Leaders: Cisco, McAfee, Symantec and Check Point

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    Security Hardware Alternatives

    1 WatchGuard

    2 Symantec

    3 Barracuda

    4 Netgear

    5 Check Point

    6 Secure Computing

    7 HP

    8 3Com

    9 Linksys

    10 IBM

    Market Leaders: Cisco, Juniper and SonicWall

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    Storage Alternatives

    1 Seagate

    2 Dell

    3 Western Digital

    4 Maxtor

    5 Hitachi

    6 Iomega

    7 Intel

    8 Network Appliance

    9 Buffalo

    10 Sun

    Market Leaders: HP, IBM and EMC

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    VoIP/Voice Networking Alternatives

    1 Linksys

    2 ShoreTel

    3 Digium/Asterisk

    4 Nortel

    5 Aastra

    6 Zultys

    7 AllWorx

    8 NEC

    9 Mitel

    10 PolyCom

    Market Leaders: Cisco, 3Com and Avaya

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    Laptop/Notebook Alternatives

    1 Toshiba

    2 Dell

    3 Acer

    4 Sony

    5 Asus

    6 White Box

    7 Panasonic

    8 Apple

    9 Fujitsu

    10 VBI (Verified by Intel)

    Market Leaders: HP and Lenovo

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    Display/Monitor Alternatives

    1 Acer

    2 Dell

    3 BenQ

    4 LG

    5 AOC

    6 HP

    7 KDS

    8 Sony

    9 CTX

    10 Princeton

    Market Leaders: Samsung, NEC Display Solutions and ViewSonic

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    Printer Alternatives

    1 Epson

    2 Brother

    3 Samsung

    4 Canon

    5 Oki Data

    6 Konica/Minolta

    7 Dell

    8 Ricoh

    9 Printronix

    10 Panasonic

    Market Leaders: Xerox, HP and Lexmark

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