From Network Computing
Most technology buyers have a pretty binary view of their vendors. They see established market leaders such as EMC, HP and Cisco and a vast sea of startups. While it used to be true that no one ever got fired for buying IBM, itâ€™s clear to me — at least in the storage industry — that there’s a group of vendors that arenâ€™t 800-pound gorillas, but are more established than the term startup implies. Iâ€™ve dubbed these vendors upstarts, and all but the most conservative IT organizations should consider them along with the big boys….