20 Most Strategic Storage Vendors


Headquarters: Santa Clara, Calif.

Revenue in Most Recent Quarter:

$10.2 billion (Q3, FY2008)

Channel Chief: Steve Dallman, vice president of the Sales and Marketing Group and general manager of the worldwide reseller channel organization

Why It's a Strategic Storage Partner: Intel makes a wide range of motherboards, enclosures, processors, and chips used in both name-brand and custom-built storage products. And its servers are still the basis for many a storage appliance. New from Intel in the last few months is a line of solid-state hard drives.