15 potential shake-ups in the IT industry

Upcoming products that could topple their more established competitors


These might not all be Dave versus Goliath battles, but new underdogs can take down established IT and tech industry leaders using intelligence and determination. Think Microsoft and IBM, Google and Yahoo, and Facebook and MySpace.

Today you can find numerous upstarts rivaling their larger competitors. Here's a look at 15 interesting IT and tech industry shake-ups which could alter the business landscape.