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Company/Partner Site Rank (2010) Rank (2009) Specialty Channel Chief Title
Red Hat Inc. 1 1 Linux, middleware, virtualization Mark Enzweiler VP, Global Channels
Digium Inc. 2 4 Asterisk open source IP PBX Steve Harvey Vice President of World Wide Sales
Novell Inc. 3 3 Linux John Dragoon CMO and Chief Channel Chief
SugarCRM Inc. 4 11 Customer relationship management Jeff Campbell VP of WW Sales
Zimbra (owned by Vmware 5 6 Email, collaboration software Andy Pflaum VP, Global Channels & Biz Development
Jaspersoft Corp. 6 5 Business intelligence Jose Morales VP Business Development
Alfresco Software Inc. 7 12 Enterprise content management Bill Robinson VP Sales Americas
Openbravo L.C. 8 10 ERP, POS Andreu Bartoli Global Channel Director
Open-Xchange 9 One to Watch Email, collaboration software Frank Hoberg Founder and Executive VP Sales
Pentaho Corp. 10 13 Business intelligence Richard Baldwin Worldwide Channel Director
Zarafa 11 One to Watch Collaboration software StijnMeysen Business Development Manager
Talend Inc. 12 Not Ranked Data integration software Madeleine Biskintaoui Manager, NA Channel & Alliances
Compiere Inc. 13 14 Enterprise resource planning Kyle Rosier Director of Sales
KnowledgeTree Inc. 14 Not Ranked Document management Tim Spink VP of Sales
Vyatta Inc. 15 24 Networking Jenna Chow Sales Director
EnterpriseDB 16 19 Databases John Insko Director
Likewise Software 17 One to Watch Directory services integration Tracy Lothringer Director of Strategic Alliances
GroundWork Open Source (GWOS) 18 16 Network management and monitoring Alan Cooke VP, WW Field and Channel Operations
Opengear 19 18 Console servers Todd Rychecky VP Sales & Marketing, North America
Nuxeo 20 Not Ranked Enterprise content management Arnaud Lefevre Executive VP of Sales
Kaltura Inc. 21 Not Ranked Open source video Mike Deskewies VP Channel Sales & Development
xTuple 22 Not Ranked Enterprise resource planning Danielle Kerner Director of Business Development
Fluendo S.A. 23 Not Ranked Multimedia for GNU/Linux Muriel Moscardini CSO
DotNetNuke Corp. 24 Not Ranked Web content management platform Doug Howell Director of Alliances
ClearCenter 25 One to Watch Linux network gateway server Michael Proper CEO
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