Top most IT companies in world based on market capital and revenue of 2015
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company. It is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.
Revenue: $93.27 B
Market Capitalization: $340.8 B
Its offerings include computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. It is best known for its software products such as the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office suite, Internet Explorer web browser and recently acquired Skype.
Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft on April 4, 1975. In the mid-1980s, Microsoft dominated the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS, followed by Microsoft Windows. It has increasingly diversified from the operating system market and focused on a number of corporate acquisitions. In May 2011, Microsoft acquired Skype Technologies for $8.5 billion in its largest acquisition to date.
IBM is one the of the most prominent IT companies in the world.
Revenue: $93.4 B
Market Capitalization: $160.2 B
It has a strong presence in over 170 countries and over 370,000 people are employed by the organization worldwide. IBM was found in 1911, and in the last 100 years of its existence, it has left a huge mark on the world with its expertise in the field of information technology. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology
The Oracle Corporation, a multinational technology firm based in Redwood City, California, United States.
Revenue: $38.84 B
Market Capitalization: $187.6 B
It was founded in 1977 by Larry Ellison, Ed Oates and Bob Miner under the name Software Development Laboratories (SDL).
On January 27, 2010, Oracle announced its acquisition of Sun Microsystems. The acquisition valued at more than $7 billion helped transforming Oracle from solely a software company to both software and hardware manufacturer.
Oracle’s core strengths include diversified geographical presence across 145 countries and a strong customer base.
Accenture is a global IT company which is one of the leading companies since 1989
Revenue: $ 32.8 B
Market Capitalization: $ 63.5 B
Accenture is one of the leading global IT companies in the world, with its presence across 200 cities in 120 countries. Over 330,000 people are employed with this global giant IT and business consulting brand. Head quartered in Dublin, Ireland, the company is listed in New York Stock Exchange, and has been a market leader receiving several accolades throughout its life.
5. SAP SE
SAP SE is a German multinational software corporation.
Revenue: $23.29 B
Market Capitalization: $90.2 B
SAP provides enterprise software to manage customer relations and business operations. SAP is based in Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. In June, 1972, five IBM engineers from the AI department (Dietmar Hopp, Hasso Plattner, Klaus Tschira, Hans-Werner Hector, and Claus Wellenreuther founded Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung or SAP (“System Analysis and Program Development”). SAP became a European Company (Societas Europaea or SE) from AG in 2014.
6. Tata Consultancy Services(TCS) Limited
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) is an Indian multinational IT company. It is headquartered in Mumbai, India.
Revenue: $15.07 B
Market Capitalization: $80.3 B
It was founded by a division of Tata Sons Limited in 1968. TCS is one of the largest companies in India by market capitalization. It is also the largest IT services company based in India by 2014 FY revenues.
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. mainly operates as an IT services, business solution and consulting firm. The company has five segments of operation: Banking, Financial Services & Insurance, Retail & Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment and Others. TCS offers the following services: enterprise solutions, application development and maintenance, business intelligence, engineering and industrial services, IT infrastructure services, consulting, asset leveraged solutions, connected marketing, social computing, big data, cloud, and business process outsourcing.
Brand Finance has recognized TCS among the Big 4 Global IT Services Brands. TCS became the first Indian company to surpass the Rs. 5 lakh crore mark in terms of market capitalization in July, 2014. In January 2015, TCS surpassed Reliance India Limited to become the most profitable firm in India.
7. Cognizant Technology Solutions
Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant has set an example for technology innovation, client satisfaction, deep industry and business process expertise.
Revenue: $10.26 B
Market Capitalization: $38.1 B
Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant has set an example for technology innovation, client satisfaction, deep industry and business process expertise. Cognizant is a member of the S&P 500, the NASDAQ-100 and the Fortune 500. CTS is one of the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Originally it was founded in 1994 by Wijeyaraj Kumar Mahadeva and Francisco D’Souza as a technology unit of Dun & Bradstreet.
Infosys, an Indian technology, consulting and outsourcing company, was founded by K. Dinesh, Narayana Murthy, Nandan M. Nilekani, S. Gopalakrishnan, Pandit Shrikant and S. D. Shibulal on July 2, 1981.
Revenue: $8.65 B
Market Capitalization: $40.2 B
Infosys, an Indian technology, consulting and outsourcing company, was founded by K. Dinesh, Narayana Murthy, Nandan M. Nilekani, S. Gopalakrishnan, Pandit Shrikant and S. D. Shibulal on July 2, 1981. It is based in Bangalore, India. It provides end-to-end business solutions to enable clients to enhance business performance for clients across the globe. Infosys is the second-largest India-based IT services company by 2014 revenues.
Cap Gemini S.A. is a French multinational management consulting corporation. It is based in Paris, France.
Revenue: $14.03 B
Market Capitalization: $13.8 B
It was founded by Serge Kampf in 1967. It started off as an enterprise management and data processing company. It won the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2015 for SAP Platform Solutions.
The company’s operates through four segments: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and Local Professional Services.
10. VMware Inc.
VMware, Inc., a US software company, provides virtualization software and services.
Revenue: $6.04 B
Market Capitalization: $35.7 B
It was founded by Diane Greene, Scott Devine, Mendel Rosenblum, Edouard Bugnionin and Edward Wang in 1998. It is based in Palo Alto, California.