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50 Emerging Vendors You Should Know

Solution providers take note: These 50 up-and-coming vendors have some hot technology and want to work with the channel.

Solution providers take note: These up-and-coming vendors have some hot technology and want to work with the channel.

Click on the company names below to find out more about each vendor, including channel contact, recruitment and other partner information.

Acronis
Burlington, Mass.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Storage
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Acronis has a suite of recovery and disk partitioning products that are built on the company's core disk imaging technology.
Affinity VoIP
Beaverton, Ore.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:VoIP
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Private-label VoIP services for companies that want to brand VoIP services for sales to consumers and/or businesses.
Alfresco
San Francisco
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Alfresco is an open-source alternative for enterprise content management, including document management and Web content management.
Allworx
East Rochester, N.Y..
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:VoIP
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Allworx provides complete phones and VoIP network systems.
AppStream
Palo Alto, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Self-service software distribution and license management platform that enables deployment and administration of PC applications.
Astaro
Burlington, Mass.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:A line of security gateways that protect against a variety of threats including viruses, hackers, spam, spyware, phishing and unauthorized content.
BioPassword
Issaquah.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:BioPassword delivers software-only strong authentication to corporate and individual assets.
Bradford Networks
Concord, N.H.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:NAC Director delivers complete network access control for wired, wireless and VPN networks.
Centric CRM
Norfolk, Va.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Web-based, open-source, enterprise-class CRM including sales, marketing and customer service automation.
ClearApp
Mountain View, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:QuickVision uses intelligent modeling technology to enable enterprises to easily manage complex portal, integration, J2EE, SOA and other applications.
ClearPointe Technology
Little Rock.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Services
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Provides a 24x7 full-service, accredited, eye-on NOC that allows solution providers to resell complete remote network management and monitoring.
Compellent Technologies
Eden Prairie, Minn.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Storage
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Storage Center SAN comprises scalable hardware and powerful apps managed with a single interface to speed administrative task, reduce storage costs.
ConnectWise
Tampa, Fla.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Business automation software for IT solution providers that will streamline, automate and integrate the delivery of their services and projects.
DevZuz
Marina del Rey, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:DevZuz is a delivery platform that links enterprise IT and open-source solutions by managing the open-source application life cycle.
Digium
Huntsville. Ala.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:VoIP
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:The Digium Asterisk Appliance is a full-featured IP-PBX, offering customizable software and support.
DiVitas Networks
Mountain View, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:VoIP
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:The DiVitas MMC solution consists of the MCA appliance installed inside the client's premises and the MCC software running on mobile handsets.
eFolder
Atlanta
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Services
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:A highly encrypted, automatic local and remote (off-site) backup.
Ergotron
St. Paul, Minn..
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Ergotron's line of award-winning solutions are designed to enhance the viewing experience, reduce stress and improve productivity.
eXalt Solutions
Cambridge, Mass.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Services
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:eXalt offers next-generation Web-based services that enable VARs to more effectively price, quote, propose, configure and sell products/solutions.
FireScope
Huntington, Calif
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:FireScope BSM appliances provide IT operations management with realtime analytics, application aggregation, collaboration tools and Web 2.0.
Fonality
Los Angeles, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:VoIP
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:PBXtra is an enterprsie-class telephony solution for SMBs that is easy to deploy, use and manage at an affordable price.
Gomez
Lexington, Mass.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Services
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Suite of tools for measuring, monitoring and improving end-to-end Web application and Web site performance.
Highly Reliable Systems
Reno, Nev.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Storage
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Tapeless backup products based on Serial ATA hard drives.
iDashboards
Troy, Mich.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:iDashboards offers a comprehensive business intelligence dashboard solution to present realtime information.
Kaseya
St. Heliers, Channel Islands.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Managed Services Automation software lets VARs, organizations proactively manage distributed IT infrastructure with one integrated Web-based platform.
LeftHand Networks
Boulder, Colo.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Storage
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:LeftHand's SAN/iQ platform lets customers build enterprise-class iCSI SANs on their choice of hardware from leading vendors.
LPI Level Platforms
Ottawa
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Remote monitoring, management product designed specifically for VARs to achieve recurring revenue, lower services costs, superior customer response.
Meru Networks
Sunnyvale, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Networking
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Wi-Fi certified WLAN systems enable the All-Wireless Enterprise, delivering a single wireless infrastructure for business-critical applications.
Mimosa Systems
Santa Clara, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:NearPoint software addresses critical customer requirements around e-mail archiving, eDiscovery, compliance, business continuity and storage.
NComputing
Redwood City, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:NComputing software, extension technology and access terminals harness excess processor capacity to let up to 30 users share a single PC.
Open-E
Redwood City, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Storage
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:IP Storage Operating System offering NAS, iSCSI initiator, iSCSI target, FC initiator and FC target in one application with extended backup functionality.
Parallels
Renton, Wash
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Parallels virtualization software lets users run multiple OSes simultaneously, without rebooting, on a single Windows, Linux or MAC OS X computer.
Passlogix
New York
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Passlogix is the developer of a robust, scalable and easy-to-deploy enterpise single sign-on platform.
Persystent Technologies
Tampa, Fla.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Persystent Enterprise automates desktop availability, compliance; enforces policies to maintain authorized operating environment for PCs and laptops.
Promisec
New York.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Promisec Spectator Professional is the first agentless end-point security software delivering both monitoring and remediation.
Raritan
Somerset, N.J.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Networking
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Raritan manufacturers enterprise-class KVM switches, serial console servers and network monitoring products.
rBAK Internet Backup
Goshen, Ind.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Storage
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:rBAK is an Internet-based backup solution that can be integrated into a managed services offering.
Ruckus Wireless
Sunnyvale, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Networking
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:A centralized multimedia WLAN system for SMBs that combines smart antenna array technology and centralized control functions.
Siafu Software
Peway, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Storage
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Siafu delivers encrypted iSCSI solutions for affordable IP storage, including Swarm IP SAN Appliances, which simplify storage networking for SMBs.
SilverBack Technologies
Billerica, Mass.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Services
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:SilverBack combines technology with operational best practices to help VARs succeed in managed services.
SpringCM
Chicago
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Services
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Offers the middle market an integrated, content management solution that is available as a SaaS, on-demand service.
SugarCRM
Cupertino, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:SugarCRM is a commercial open-source CRM application for companies of all sizes.
Teneros
Mountain View, Calif
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Hardware
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Teneros offers a complete family of application continuity appliances for high availability and disaster recovery for Microsoft Exchange.
Trapeze Networks
Pleasanton, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Networking
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Trapeze provides WLAN equipment for enterprises and institutions.
Vericept
Denver
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Security
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:A leading provider of data leakage prevention solutions to maintain compliance, defend customer data and protect intellectual property.
Virtual Iron
Lowell, Mass.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Virtualization
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Virtual Iron's enterprise-class software for server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management.
VirtualConnect
Grerr, S.C.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Services
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Mailprotector is a managed e-mail security service; also offers Web security as a service and managed hosted exchange.
XenSource
Palo Alto, Calif
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:XenSource develops virtualization products for Windows and Linux environments based on the open-source Xen hypervisor.
XiloCore
Las Vegas
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:Near realtime restoration and recovery of stored applications and data for SMBs..
Zimbra
San Mateo, Calif.
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR:Software
DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT LINE:The Zimbra Collaboration Suite offers and AJAX-based Web and Desktop client that runs within a browser, and next-generation messaging server.
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