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Cisco Moves To The Top Spot

CEO: John Chambers

While Cisco does indeed have a strong relationship with the channel, in one year they were able to jump from No. 5 to the top spot, pushing out Microsoft and beating out Intel, VMware and HP. Cisco has been working hard to build its channel with solution providers, developing programs such as Smart Solutions and providing advanced training and support for partners.