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1Endangered Species Tech Vendors That Might Not Survive 2010

In the Channel Insider 2010 Market Pulse Survey, we asked solution providers which vendors they thought would go out of business or be acquired in 2009. The results may shock you – or they may not. While never a true measure of which firms will see their fates altered this year, the solution providers’ rankings do indicate what they think about a vendor’s stability and overall performance. Based on their perceptions and predictions, the following are the vendors that made the going list of those that might not be here in 2011.

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XeroxPrinting, Imaging and Document Management

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CitrixVirtualization, Web Conferencing

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Salesforce.comCRM, Cloud Computing Platform

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CAInfrastructure Software

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Check PointSecurity

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NovellInfrastructure Software

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Sun MicrosystemsData Center Infrastructure