19. Twitter (down from No. 11). ChannelE2E says: President Trump’s social media handle keeps Twitter in the headlines. But Twitter itself is suffering from staff turnover and ever-changing business plans.
25. NetSuite (down from No. 22). ChannelE2E says: Acquired by Oracle for more than $9 billion, NetSuite is best known for its SaaS-based ERP platform. The company also has a strong partner program, thanks to Channel Chief Craig West. But don’t overlook NetSuite’s OpenAir PSA platform, which is popular with some midmarket IT consulting firms.
Among the companies that fell off the Top 25 list this year vs. last year, we believe, are:
Facebook (No. 17 last year)
Outlook Web Access (No. 20 last year; perhaps lumped into the Office 365 figures this year?)
Google Analytics (No. 21 last year)
Google Apps Admin (No. 24 last year)
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