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Worlds Top 20



World’s Top 22 IT Company.

Company

Stock
Symbol

Rank

Sales ($millions)

Market Capitalization (June 2006)

Market Cap to
Sales Ratio
*

Products / News

Sales based

Web Influence
(Pagerank)

1995 1997 1998
2003 2004 2005
IBM IBM 1 9
72,000
78,508
81,667
124.93B 1.37 ThinkPad
89,131
96,293
91,134
Hewlett Packard HPQ 2 9
32,000
42,895
47,061
91.05B 1.05
73,061
79,905
86,696
Verizon Communications VZ 3 8
13,081
30,193
31,566
93.23B
1.24
Verizon Wireless Selects New WiderThan Game Titles for Get It Now
67,752
71,283
75,112
Dell DELL 4 8
3,475
7,759
12,327
58.55B 1.19 <!– Dell digs for customers –>Dell Notebooks
35,404
41,444
49,205
Microsoft MSFT 5 9
7,400
11,358
14,484
231.36B 5.81 <!–Microsoft Keeping Web Arsenal Well-Stocked–>Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting (Windows XP)   
32,187
36,835
39,788
Intel INTC 6 9
16,000
25,070
26,273
104.18B 2.68 <!–Intel To Invest $1B In Developing Markets–>Intel Pentium 4 processors 3 GHz
30,141
34,209
38,826
Motorola MOT 7 8
27,000
29,794
29,398
52.98B 1.44 <!– Motorola to Buy BenQ R&D Center–>Motorola Best Wireless Products
27,058
31,323
36,843
Sprint S 8 8
14,045
14,874
17,134
63.84B

1.84

Sprint’s Embarq to be spun off later this month
26,197
27,428
34,680
Canon CAJ 9 8
N/A
22,859
21,651
62.31B 1.82 <!–Digital Camera Sales Lift Canon Profit–>Canon Digital Cameras
27,467
32,153
34,222
Ingram Micro IM 10 7
N/A
16,582
22,034
2.83B 0.10 Ingram Micro Shares Decline on Downgrade
22,613
25,462
28,808
Cisco Systems CSCO 11 9
2,700
6,440
8,459
121B 4.88 Cisco Announces CCNA Prep Center Enhancements
18,878

22,045
24,801

EDS EDS 12 8
12,000
15,236
16,891
12.75B 0.65 EDS Shares Fall After Profit Misses Mark
21,476
20,669
19,757
Xerox XRX 13 8
16,588
18,166
19,449
13.0B 0.83
Xerox Launches Three Durable Specialty Paper Products for Novel Digital Printing Applications
15,701
15,722
15,701
Computer Sciences CSC 14 7
3,788
5,616
6,601
10.49B 0.75 CSC’s En Route Information Display System for the FAA Reaches Key Milestone
11,347
14,768
14,059
Apple AAPL 15 10
11,000
7,081
5,941
50.83B 3.65 <!– Apple Sticks with Dollar Downloads–>
6,207
8,279
13,931
Texas Instruments TXN 16 8
13,000
9,750
8,460
49.75B

3.71

TI Completes Sale of Sensors & Controls Business to Bain Capital
9,834
12,580
13,392
Oracle ORCL 17 9
3,500
5,684
7,144
75.11B 6.37 Oracle Delivers Enhanced RFID Technology in Oracle(R) Fusion Middleware
9,475
10,156
11,799

Sanmina-SCI Corp

SANM 18 7
N/A
405
723
2.54B
0.21
New Adobe CFO is Sanmina’s ex-president
10,361
12,205
11,735
Arrow Electronics ARW 19 7
6,535
7,764
8,345
3.96B 0.36 Arrow Electronics Board Elects William E. Mitchell Chairman
8,679
10,646
11,164
Sun Microsystems SUNW 20 9
6,400
8,598
9,791
15.91B
1.44
Sun Microsystems Appoints New Executive Vice President of Software
11,434
11,185
11,070
Nortel Networks NT 21 8
N/A
15,449
17,575
10.36B 0.98 Nortel restates earnings, reduces revenue $1.5B
10,193

9,828
10,523

Solectron SLR 22 7
N/A
3,694
5,288
3.36B

0.32

Solectron Announces Resignation of EVP of Operations
11,014
11,638
10,441
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