Cloud Security Providers
Microsoft captured the top spot in this technology category, narrowly defeating IBM in the overall Channel Champions rating. But that victory came because of Microsoft's higher financial satisfaction score among partners: IBM scored 0.1 higher than Microsoft in technical satisfaction and the two were tied in support satisfaction. Symantec and Cisco were several points behind Microsoft and IBM. Symantec took third with an overall score 0.1 points higher than Cisco, but solution providers scored Cisco higher for technical satisfaction.