No. 4: EMC - Backup & Recovery Software
EMC scored a 84.1 in the Solution Provider Program criterion in the Backup & Recovery Software category. Its criterion score handily beat that of all other rivals in the category, Symantec, NetApp and IBM. The vendor beat last-place IBM in this criterion by nearly 14 points. EMC's score was just a tick above 2010's, when the vendor received an 83.6.