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5 Biggest Tech Winners for 2010

Dec 22, 2010, 14:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Among large-cap tech vendors, the biggest winners of 2010 by market capitalization growth came from five different areas of the IT-related landscape: a chip company, a software-as-service provider, a virtualization specialist, an integration provider and a commercial open source vendor.

"By name, they are ARM Holdings (130.58% growth), Salesforce (127.47%), VMware (113.98%), Informatica (86.9%) and Red Hat (71.95%).

"The list was compiled by analyst Robin Bloor, who limited his study to companies with market cap of $5 billion or greater. Analysts agree that it's usually much more difficult to grow large established businesses as quickly as smaller companies can be grown."

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