2012 Channel Champs: Overall Winners

Collaboration Software

Overall Winner: Microsoft

2012 Score: 75.6
2011 Rank: 1

Microsoft won nearly every criteria in the Collaboration Software category, losing only in product margins, SPIFs and rebates to second-place IBM. Otherwise, the software giant was the clear winner in this category, with the widest margins of victory in scalability (11.1) and configurability or customization tools (11).