6. EMC: Backup & Recovery Software
CEO: Joe Tucci
Yes, EMC had the top scores for solution provider programs in three product categories this year. Here EMC scored 79.8 in the solution provider program criterion, beating out competitors Symantec and IBM. In 2012 EMC scored 81.2 for its solution provider program.
Earlier this year EMC executives said the vendor's unified backup and recovery business had a total addressable market of $27 billion and a CAGR of between 3 percent and 6 percent.