10 Vendors That Will Shake Up the Enterprise
HP could be one of the most important companies to the enterprise, as both a key player in enterprise solutions, as well as its acquisition of Palm which portends a future of offering Web-based solutions to corporate customers. And considering it might soon plan to break into the tablet market, HP's logo could be everywhere in offices around the world.
Compared to the consumer market, the enterprise market is a slow moving, slow changing giant. Established vendors and trusted names have the edge while newer companies and leading edge technologies do not. But that doesn't mean that it's impossible for smaller companies to break in. There are a handful of vendors that will shape the corporate IT space in the coming decade. Here are the companies that will change the enterprise going forward.