The Biggest IT Companies

Sophia Cross   August 17, 2017   Comments Off on The Biggest IT Companies

IT has come a long way from just being a small industry to one of the biggest in the world. This is due to various factors such as the needs for computational devices, communication, access to internet and etc. The growth in IT has been tremendous and it continues to grow. Even when it comes to professions, IT professions are the most demanded. This is due to the need of IT based world. Technology has taken over our lives and made things much easier for us. IT companies are currently the ruling industry. There are many IT companies in the world. There are some that have been able to provide something unique and interesting to people through the form of software and hardware. Here’s a list of the biggest IT companies in the world.

Apple Inc

Apple Inc. was a company that started in a garage by three nerdy individuals named Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in April 1976. Over the next few years, Apple saw high growth and increase in product lineup and sales. The company went through many ups and downs during this time as Steve Jobs had to resign and start another company but Apple ultimately ended up buying over that company, reintroducing Steve Jobs back to Apple. Today Apple products are very popular, especially their iPhones, iPads and MacBook’s. They have bought over many other companies, the most recent being Beats that release popular Bluetooth speakers and headphones. Apple is currently the biggest IT company in terms of revenue and market capitalization.

Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics is a South Korean multinational company that produce many electronic devices. These include but not limited to TV’s, smartphones, speakers, batteries, dock station, semiconductors, flash memory, hard drives, air conditioners, tablets, cameras and many more. Since 2006, Samsung has been the world’s largest manufacturer of televisions and the largest manufacturer of mobile phones since 2011. They are also the world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductors. Samsung was established in 1969 and over the years grew to become one of the biggest IT companies in the world. They retain this spot due to numerous new and innovative products released in to the market. They have also one of the highest t R&D spending for an IT company.

Amazon

Amazon is another American multinational company that started as an online book store in July 1994 by Jeff Bezos. Today Amazon is the world’s largest retailer by sales and market capitalization. Amazon was able to surpass Walmart in 2015 to claim the tops spot. Amazon has also expanded into many other industries as well. They produce many of their own devices such as Kindle reader, fire tablets, Echo. Further they are the world’s largest provider of cloud infrastructure. There are millions of transactions happening every hour through Amazon. Further Amazon is offered in many countries with shipping available to a large selection of countries around the world.