The world has now transformed into a complex web of extremely tough competition. It is evident, the survival of the fittest these days as challenges to keep pace with life has increased dramatically.
The competition obviously arises from the global success of International companies who have raised their standards too high that the contest even within internal networks sets to meet a certain high level of expectations.
Recently, Forbes, an international business magazine, revealed a list of 25 fastest growing American companies. The list of fairly dominated by the enterprise software and IT companies. Today I will share with you, the top 10 fastest growing American companies from among the list of Forbes.
LinkedIn is a social networking website for people in proffessional occupation. It was launched in May 2003. As of January 2013, LinkedIn reports more than 200 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories. Its 3 year average sales growth have reached as high as 89%, with latest 115% sales growth in the past recent year.
Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. Its 3 year average sales growth go as high as 43 % with 63 % sales growth in the past recent year.
3) Qlik Technologies
QlikTech is a software company based in Radnor, Pennsylvania. QlikTech is the provider of QlikView, a Business Intelligence software, which combines the features of dynamic presentations, instantaneous data manipulation, and real-time data analysis. Its average 3 year sales growth has reached 40 % with 37 % sales growth in the last year.
Athenahealth, Inc. is a publicly traded American company that provides physician practices with online pracice management and electronic medical record software, combined with medical billing and other healthcare business services. Its stands at number 4 with 33% sales growth on average ont he last three years and 34% sales gowth in the last year.
Equinix, Inc. is an American public corporation that provides carrier-neutral data centers and internet exchanges. Equinix provides network-neutral data centers (IBX or "Internet Business Exchange") and interconnection services. The company offers colocation, traffic exchange, and outsourced IT infrastructure solutions to enterprises, content companies, systems integrators, and over 600 network service providers worldwide.
Equinix has managed sales growth of 32 % on average in the last three years with 27% sales growth in the past year.
ebIX, European forum for energy Business Information eXchange, is a non-profit European organisation with the objectives to advance, develop and standardise the use of electronic information exchange in the European energy industry. It has seen a sales growth of 32 % on average in the last 3 years and 28% sales growth in the past one year.
7) Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks, Inc. is a networking vendor selling enterprise wireless LAN and edge access networking equipment. The company has over 1200 employees and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. Aruba's core products are access points (APs), mobility controllers, and network management software through their Airwave Management Platform product.
It has 31 % sales growth on average in the last three years and 44% sales growth in the last one year.
8) Riverbed technology
Riverbed Technology is a technology company that specializes in improving the performance of networks and networked applications. Riverbed's flagship product is the Steelhead Appliance, a networking appliance that combines several techniques to optimize data traffic and bandwidth utilization across a wide area network.
It has 31% sales growth in average three years with 24% sales growth in the last one year.
9) Cognizant Technology Solutions
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. is an American multinational provider of custom information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing (BPO) services. It has recent year sales growth as high as 33% with an average 3-year sales growth of 33%.
Shutterfly is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service. Shutterfly Studio is a computer application for organizing and editing digital photos. Studio is a free download from Shutterfly and is available for Windows XP, Vista, 95 and NT. It earns the number 10 spot of this list with last year sales growth as high as 54 % and 30% average sales growth of the last three years.