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Computer Industry Trends: 1997 Top 100


Web Influence Ranking: 1-25| 26-50| 51-75| 76-100

See also: Alphabetical List or List in order of Sales



1997 Web Influence Ranking: 1-25

Company

Products

Rank

Sales ($millions)

95-97
Sales Growth

Market Capitalization

Market Capitalization to Sales Ratio

iFactor**

Company News

*Web
influence

Sales based

1997 1995
Microsoft Software 1 9 11,358 7,400 53% 199,400 17.56 6.91 Microsoft Extends Anti-Piracy Features in Office 2000
Netscape Software 2 72 534 85 528% 1,720 3.22 80.3 AOL to Acquire Netscape Communications in Stock Transaction Valued at $4.2 Billion
Adobe Systems Software 3 56 912 800 14% 2,970 3.26 32.7 Adobe Systems' John Warnock Honored
Sun Microsystems UNIX servers, networks, software, workstations 4 12 8,598 6,400 34% 16,200 1.88 3.07 Sun Delivers Next Version Of The Java Platform
Apple Computers 5 14 7,081 11,000 -36% 3,500 .494 3.54 iMac Wraps up Three Straight Months as Best Selling Desktop
IBM Computers, computer systems 6 1 78,508 72,000 9% 99,200 1.26 .313 IBM Servers Place First in Performance Study
Hewlett-Packard Computers, printers, networks 7 2 42,895 32,000 34% 64,900 1.51 .423 Entire Line of HP LaserJet Printers Now Available Through Open Distribution
Intel CPUs, peripherals, controller chips 8 5 25,070 16,000 57% 123,900 4.92 .608 Intel To Showcase First PC-Based Video Phone Designed For Cable Connections
Silicon Graphics Multimedia systems, graphics software, workstations 9 28 3,700 2,228 66% 2,640 .714 3.07 Silicon Graphics Announces Real-World Storage Area Network Installations
Novell Software 10 51 1,007 2,041 -51% 3,540 3.51 9.68 Novell Announces the Release of Directory-Enabled NetWare® 4.2
Motorola CPUs, peripheral controller's chips, modems 11 3 29,794 27,000 10% 32,300 1.08 .299 Motorola To Offer Cellular Operators Suite of Digital Call Quality Software Features
Cisco Systems Networks 12 18 6,400 2,700 137% 65,100 10.17 1.34 Cisco Announces Formation of Internet Business Solutions Group
Compaq Computers 13 6 24,600 15,000 64% 35,300 1.43 .315 PC Magazine Names Compaq Deskpro EN Series "Best of '98"
Symantec Software 14 77 472 431 10% 1,540 3.26 15.0 Symantec Provides Integrated Repair Solution for Remote Explorer Virus
Oracle Software 15 22 5,684 3,500 62% 28,500 5.01 1.17 Oracle Scores in Corporate Software Market with Key Second Quarter Deals
3Com Networks 16 23 5,420 1,300 316% 3,147 .581 1.18 3Com® Corporation Acquires Euphonics, Inc. Accelerates Move To Converged Networks
Qualcomm Communications systems 17 37 2,096 387 441% 3,290 1.57 3.14 QUALCOMM Announces New Network Optimization Tool
Inprise Software 18 98 151 300 -50% 343 2.27 42.38 Inprise Corporation Announces New Version Of Midas
Dell Computers 19 13 7,759 3,475 123% 40,800 5.26 .811 Dell And AOL Announce New Multi-Year Marketing Agreement
Xerox Peripheral units, networks 20 7 18,166 16,588 10% 33,530 1.85 .331 Three Xerox Products Claim PC Computing 1998 MVP Awards
Texas Instruments Printers and imaging systems 21 10 9,750 13,000 -25% N/A N/A .589 Texas Instruments to Sell Italian Manufacturing Facility
Gateway 2000 Computers 22 19 6,290 3,700 70% 6,390 1.02 .904 Gateway Expands Corporate Client Services with New Unisys Corporation Agreement
Advanced Micro Devices CPUs, RAM programmable logic ICs; network systems 23 35 2,356 2,400 -2% N/A N/A 2.74 Adhoc and AMD Announce Partnership to Deliver Ethernet Physical Layer Devices
Diamond Multimedia Graphics and Multimedia accelerators 24 80 443 500 -11% N/A N/A 12.0 Diamond Multimedia's Viper Line Receives Industry Awards
Seagate Disk Drives 25 11 8,900 4,540 96% 5,720 .643 .469 Seagate Announces Development Effort For Sun Microsystems

Web Influence Ranking: 1-25| 26-50| 51-75| 76-100

1997 Web Influence Ranking: 26-50

Company

Products

Rank

Sales ($millions)

95-97
Sales Growth

Market Capitalization

Market Capitalization to Sales Ratio

iFactor**

Company News

*Web
influence

Sales based

1997 1995
Intuit Software 26 67 593 200 197% 2,180 3.68 6.87 Intuit, OFX Solution Providers Feature Open Financial Exchange Options at BAI RDS
Lucent Technologies Telecommunications systems, software 27 4 26,360 13,986 88% 78,200 2.97 .153 Lucent Technologies Inaugurates Manufacturing Facility in Brazil
Adaptec Host adapters, ATM Network Interface Cards 28 54 934 500 87% 2,520 2.69 13.9 Adaptec Provides ULTRA2 to Linux Community
Autodesk CAD software 29 74 497 500 -1% N/A N/A 7.07 Award-Winning Autodesk Actrix Technical Ships
Iomega

Removable hard drives

30   39 1,740 300 480% N/A N/A 1.69 Iomega Ships Next Generation Zip® Drives And Disks
Sybase Software 31 57 904 957 -6% 744 .823 3.09 Sybase And Pinpoint Introduce New Way to Measure Insurance Profitablity
Electronic Arts Multimedia Software 32 66 625 500 25% N/A N/A 4.01 Electronic Arts and ESPN announce televised video game competition with X Games Pro Boarder
Quantum Disk drives 33 24 5,319 3,400 56% N/A N/A .469 Quantum Announces Fireball Plus KA
Western Digital Disk drives 34 25 4,178 2,400 74% N/A N/A .589 Western Digital Announces Low-Profile 18.3 GB ULTRA2 SCSI Hard Drives
Computer Associates Software 35 27 4,040 3,200 26% 28,500 7.05 .583 Computer Associates Ships Neugents
Lexmark Printers 36 33 2,494 2,200 13% N/A N/A .860 Lexmark Completes CommerceNet Catalog Interoperability Pilot, begins Phase II
Santa Cruz Operations Software 37 97 194 199 -3% 172 .887 10.8 SCO Responds To Critical Shortage of Skilled Technology Workers
Tektronix Printers and imaging systems 38 38 1,940 1,600 21.25 2,380 1.27 1.00 Tektronix Video Products In CBS Sports' Broadcasts of the National Football League
SAS Institute Software 39 61 750 600 25% N/A N/A 2.32 SAS Institute Celebrates A "Three-peat"
Intergraph Computers 40 50 1,124 1,098 2% N/A N/A 1.36 Intergraph Corporation Unveils Faster Digital Photogrammetry Workstation
Informix Software Software 41 64 662 700 -5% 1,260 1.90 2.15 Red Brick Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Informix
Ascend Communications Networks, communications 42 48 1,167 287 307% 6,030 5.17 1.21 Ascend Named #1 In Remote Access Concentrator Revenues For 1998
Cirrus Logic Integrated circuits for mass storage, communications and electronic markets 43 55 917 900 2% N/A N/A 1.50 Cirrus Logic Patent Holders Honored for Excellence in Technology
Maxtor Printers, disk drives 44 41 1,424 900 58% N/A N/A .906 Maxtor Corp Files Registration Statement
Unisys Mainframe computer systems 45 15 6,636 6,500 2% 4,950 .746 .191 Unisys Wins $1.6 Million Systems Integration Contract With Varig Airlines
National Semiconductor Semiconductors; signal processor ICs 46 32 2,507 2,400 4% 3,240 1.29 .496 National Semiconductor Introduces DC'97 Audio Accelerator
Cabletron Systems Networks 47 42 1,406 833 69% 2,370 1.69 .856 Cabletron's Smartswitch Router 2000 Honored By Internetweek Magazine
Hayes Microcomputer Modems 48 96 199 300 -34% N/A N/A 5.86 Hayes Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
NCR Information technology products, services 49 17 6,589 8,162 -19% 3,420 .521 .176 Navy Awards NCR $49 Million Contract to Expand
EDS Computer Systems 50 8 15,236 12,000 27% 24,700 1.62 .074 EDS Expands ATM Strategy In Move With American Express

Web Influence Ranking: 1-25| 26-50| 51-75| 76-100

1997 Web Influence Ranking: 51-75

Company

Products

Rank

Sales ($millions)

95-97
Sales Growth

Market Capitalization

Market Capitalization to Sales Ratio

iFactor**

Company News

*Web
influence

Sales based

1997 1995
SyQuest Removable hard disk cartridges 51 100 123 300 -59% N/A N/A 8.18 SyQuest Technology Signs Definitive Agreement with Iomega for the Sale of Select Assets
SAP Int'l Software 52 20 6,017 2,696 123% N/A N/A .162 SAP Customers Exploit New Business Opportunities With Web-Based Real-Time Business Solutions
Data General Computers 53 40 1,533 1,200 28% 828 .540 .625 Data General Announces Full Support For The Next Release Of The Java Development Kit
Network Equipment Technologies Multiservice backbone networks 54 86 324 338 -4% 330 1.02 2.88 N.E.T. and Diginet Announce Digital Data Network Serving Buenos Aires Growing Business Needs
Analog Devices Linear, Mixed Signal and Digital Integrated Circuits 55 46 1,243 942 32% N/A N/A .738 Analog Devices Introduces World's Smallest 14-Bit ADC
Micron Technologies RAM semiconductors(DRAM, SRAM), computers 56 29 3,516 3,600 -2% N/A N/A .259 Micron To Open Design Centers In UK and Pacific Northwest
QMS Printing systems 57 99 124 147 -16% N/A N/A 7.29 QMS Plans Assault on Business Ink Jet Printer Market with $1,299 Color Laser Printer
AMP PC memory cards, imaging/video units, fiber-optic network 58 21 5,745 5,200 10% 9,250 1.61 .145 C-MAC Industries Acquires AMP Incorporated's 50 Percent Interest In Carolina Circuits
Synopsys Electronic design software 59 73 499 266 88% N/A N/A 1.63 Synopsys' Synthesis Enables Industry's First Successful "Smart TV" System on a Chip
Xilinx CMOS programmable logic ICs 60 68 568 500 14% N/A N/A 1.36 Xilinx Launches Third Party Design Consulting Program
Mentor Graphics CAD 61 79 454 400 14% N/A N/A 1.65 World's Top Foundries Choose Mentor Graphics' "DFM Silicon Partners" Program
Cadence CAD Software 62 52 976 500 95% N/A N/A .730 Cadence and Quickturn Agree to Merge
Altera PC single chip graphics accelerators 63 76 474 300 58% N/A N/A 1.47 Altera Announces an Increase in its WaferTech Ownership
Exabyte Tape Storage Systems 64 85 336 374 -10% 206 .613 1.97 Exabyte Partners With Media 100 to Provide Customers Video Archival Solutions
Cypress Semiconductor SRAM, PROM/EPROM, PLD, PC's cache modules 65 70 544 600 -9% N/A N/A 1.16 Cypress Retools Web Site to Upgrade Support For Engineers
Computer Sciences Software 66 16 6,601 4,100 61% 8,380 1.27 .094 CSC Acquires Netherlands-Based Information Technology Services Firm
StorageTek Corporate network storage systems 67 36 2,145 1,900 13% 3,910 1.82 .276 Storagetek Signs Worldwide Reseller Agreement With Silicon Graphics
FORE Systems Networking systems 68 78 458 75 510% 1,470 3.21 1.24 FORE Provides The Core of NOAA's Research and Information Network
LSI Logic Application-specific integrated circuits(ASIC) 69 44 1,290 1,300 -1% N/A N/A .436 LSI Logic Storage Systems, Inc. Named to Data Warehouse 100
Dialogic Computer telephony products 70 90 261 168 55% 690 2.64 2.08 Dialogic Launches the GETCONNECTED Developer Program
Newbridge Networks Networks 71 43 1,377 800 72% 4,780 3.47 .390 Newbridge Networks Forms Agreement for Collaboration With Nokia
Sequent Multiprocessor systems 72 58 834 500 67% 769 .922 .640 Sequent and Siebel Announce Strategic Alliance
Zilog Semiconductors 73 91 261 300 -13% N/A N/A 1.91 Zilog Breaks The Price Barrior With New Z8Plus OTP Microcontroller
Integrated Device Technology Software 74 71 537 600 -11% N/A N/A .926 IDT Terminates Stock Repurchase Program
Compuware Software 75 59 812 600 35% N/A N/A .602 Compuware and Ford Announce Worldwide Information Technology Productivity Agreement

Web Influence Ranking: 1-25| 26-50| 51-75| 76-100

1997 Web Influence Ranking: 76-100

Company

Products

Rank

Sales ($millions)

95-97
Sales Growth

Market Capitalization

Market Capitalization to Sales Ratio

iFactor**

Company News

*Web
influence

Sales based

1997 1995
Madge Networks Networks 76 83 384 427 -10% N/A N/A 1.23 Madge Embarks On Phase Two Of Perspective Strategy
Atmel Non-volatile memory and logic integrated circuits 77 53 958 600 60% N/A N/A .493 Atmel to Enter 32-Bit High Memory Density Smart Card Chip Market
ADTRAN Digital communications products 78 89 265 181 46% 1,130 4.26 1.73 ADTRAN Signs Three-Year Agreement with Bell Atlantic
Symbol Computer and communications products 79 60 774 555 39% 1,960 2.53 .587 Symbol Announces Infopen To Revolutionize Home Shopping
Intermedia Communications products, services, provider 80 92 248 39 536% 1,050 4.23 1.79 Intermedia Launches Call Center Using Edify's Next Generation Solution
BMC Software Software 81 69 563 345 63% 8,060 14.3 .765 PBMC Software Assures Performance of Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
EMC Disk Drives 82 30 2,938 1,400 110% 18,800 6.40 .139 EMC Equals E-Commerce for OfficeMax
Anixter Network/cabling systems 83 31 2,800 2,195 28% 927 .331 .137 Anixter Named Top Provider of Information Technology Products and Services
Sterling Software Software 84 75 489 396 23% 2,140 4.38 .893 Sterling Software Unveils the Industry's First Software-Based Virtual Tape Solution
Wang Global Computers, software, networks 85 45 1,268 902 41% 1,180 .931 .265 Wang Global Announces New TEMPEST Mobile Workstation
General DataComm Communications systems for public and private networking 86 94 208 235 -11% 118 .567 1.56 Leadership in Access & Broadband Systems Is Focus of General DataComm Restructuring
Mitel Semiconductors, computer telephony products/services 87 63 696 589 18% 1,440 2.07 .425 Mitel Continues to Deliver Innovative Voice Communications Solutions for Small Business
VLSI Technology Semiconductors 88 62 712 670 6% N/A N/A .396 VLSI Appoints New Director of Investor Relations
Auspex Systems Network servers 89 95 202 115 76% 216 1.07 1.31 Auspex Supports Space Shuttle Discovery Mission
Xylan Networks 90 93 211 30 603% 1,030 4.88 1.24 U.S. Army Qualifies Xylan Switches For Use In Networks Worldwide
System Software Associates Software 91 81 431 400(1994) 8% N/A N/A .606 System Software Associates (SSA) Sees 15% Revenue Growth in 1999
Applied Materials Semiconductors 92 26 4,074 3,061 33% N/A N/A .061 Applied Materials And ASM Restructure $65 Million Note
Tellabs Operations Network access systems 93 47 1,204 635 90% 11,900 9.88 .175 Tellabs Awarded Operational Headquarter Status In Singapore
Computer Task Group Software 94 82 407 339 20% N/A N/A .511 CTG Receives Arthur Andersen 1998 Best Practices Awards
Pairgain DSL networking systems 95 88 282 107 164% 1,440 5.11 .716 Pairgain Announces Appointment of New CEO
Entex PC-based Network Systems 96 34 2,460 1,500 64% N/A N/A .081 Entex Realigns Business Creating Two Operating Units
Dynatech Networks 97 84 362 243 49% 818 2.26 .536 Dynatech Sells ComCoTec to The Potomac Group
Read-Rite Disk drives, thin-film heads 98 49 1,162 1,003 16% N/A N/A .130 Read-Rite And Guzik Technical Enterprises Announce Dynamic Test Equipment Agreement
Komag Thin-film media for hard disk-drives 99 65 631 400 58% N/A N/A .197 Komag Announces New Management Assignments to Advance Key Corporate Initiatives
Comverse Technologies Platforms, network operators 100 87 296 146 103% 1,190 4.02 .416 Comverse Technology Announces New Distributed Worldwide Prepaid Wireless Platform

Web Influence Ranking: 1-25| 26-50| 51-75| 76-100

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* The zone of Web influence reflects the scale of  e-commerce expectations.
One of the basic measures of Web influence is the total number of the external hyperlinks to the company's Web site.

** iFactor: shows a company's potential sales gain ( iFactor is more than 1.0) or  decline (iFactor < 1.0)   when / if  its Web influence is realized in the e-commerce marketplace.



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