List of the largest software companies
Several lists exist that provide an overview of large software companies, often called independent software vendors ("ISVs"), in the world. The lists differ by methodology of composition and consequently show substantial differences in both listed companies and ranking of those companies.
Forbes Global 2000
The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine, based on a mix of four metrics: sales, profit, assets and market value. The top 10 companies in the 2012 list for the "Software & Programming" industry are:
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References and footnotes
- "The World's Biggest Public Companies". Retrieved 22 January 2012. Select Software & Programming under "Filter by industry".