The IT industry was named of the fastest growing by Forbes in 2014, as programming, systems integration and facilities management have grown by nearly 20 percent since 2010. The following list profiles the top 10 IT companies in the world which were determined by the top earning companies (market value) from MBSkool’s list.
Top 10 IT Companies in the World
10. CA Technologies
Market Value: $12.07 billion
CA Technologies creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. In 2014 they were rated #1 for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Market Value: $15.21 billion
Symantec provides solutions to security, storage, systems management and backup availability software. They declared the company would be split into two independent publicly traded companies by the end of 2015. Veritas, which Symantec acquired in 2005, will focus on information management, while the other will focus on security.
8. HCL Technologies
Market Value: $16.6 billion
HCL Technologies is headquartered in India and is one of the country’s top 20 largest publicly traded companies. They were named one of Asia’s Fab 100 companies and made the Forbes Global 2000 list. HCL Technologies now has offices in 31 countries around the world.
7. Amadeus Holdings
Market Value: $18.85 billion
Amadeus IT Holdings provides services for the global travel and tourism industry. Their customers vary from organizations in the travel sector, including travel agencies, ground handlers, corporations, hotels, airlines, railways, airports, car rental companies and ferry operators. They are headquartered in Madrid, Spain and have more 11,000 employees.
6. Intuit Inc.
Market Value: $22.5 billion
Intuit Inc. develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals to help customers solve the major business and financial management problems. They serve 45 million people across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, India and Singapore.
5. Adobe Systems Incorporated
Market Value: $32.12 billion
Adobe Systems Incorporated has a diversified geographical presence with a strong presence in the America’s, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Their offices in the United States, Canada, and India have all been named as one of the most outstanding places to work in their respective countries on multiple occasions.
4. VMware Inc.
Market Value: $41.54 billion
VMware Inc. provides virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. They aim to successfully virtualize the x86 (based on the Intel 8086 CPU and its Intel 8088 variant) architecture. The company is headquartered in California and has over 14,000 employees.
3. SAP AG
Market Value: 97.12 billion
SAP AG is a German software company which provides licenses for enterprise application software products, solutions, and cloud subscriptions. They revolutionized the ‘real-time’ system by storing data locally rather than on punch cards like their competitors IBM. SAP has operations in over 190 countries and are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Market Value: 187.36
Oracle Corporation is the second most valuable IT company in the world, specializing in developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products. Larry Ellison, the co-founder of Oracle was named the highest paid CEO in the world by the Associated Press in 2014. He stepped down in September of 2014 and now acts as an executive chairman and CTO.
Market Value: 338.18
This company really needs no introduction. They are the top earning IT company in the world and were founded by Paul Allen and the famous Bill Gates. They are best known for their Microsoft Windows operating systems and X-box video game console. In 2011, they also purchased skype for $8.5 billion, their largest acquisition to date. Microsoft is now headquartered in Redmond, Washington and has nearly 100,000 employees.
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