10. EMC: Enterprise Network Storage
CEO: Joe Tucci
EMC scored 77.4 in the solution provider program criterion for this specific product category, beating out rivals NetApp, Dell and others. Partners had given EMC a 79.2 score in this product category in 2012, something sure to capture EMC executives' attention.
Perhaps that's why at EMC World in May channel executives unveiled plans to overhaul the company's Velocity channel program, creating the EMC Business Partner initiative that better incorporates the vendor's cloud, big data and mobility efforts.