5 Companies That Came To Win


The Week Ending June 28

Politics may make for strange bedfellows, but one vendor's move to ally with two longtime rivals caught our attention and probably sets the bar for the IT industry, landing it at the front of our weekly look at companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors. Also on this week's list is an industry giant that stepped up its partner program, the launch of a partner program by a fast-rising mobile application developer, one company’s savvy open-source move, and a big data startup's successful round of venture financing.