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Oracle is number 2 software company placed between Microsoft and IBM


After looking at the Public Software industry earnings report of last four quarters, Oracle declared itself as the second biggest software company in the world, after Microsoft and IBM, which is in 1st and 3rd place respectively.

Oracle claimed to overtake IBM to become the second largest software company in the world.
Oracle claimed to overtake IBM to become the second largest software company in the world.

In last four quarters Oracle reported the software revenue totaling $27.8 billion, whereas IBM reported $25.7 billion. After citing the IBM’s quarterly result, Oracle said to the media that their company is moved up overtaking IBM as the number 2 company in software industry.

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Oracle said:

“Over IBM’s last four quarters, they reported software revenue totaling $25.7 billion, while during Oracle’s last four quarters, we reported software revenue totaling $27.8 billion.”

Apart from these 2 companies, the number one software giant Microsoft grossed a $61 billion earnings in the June 30 ending fiscal year totally from its consumer and software products, but its still in 41st place in Forbes Global 2000 companies list. Here are the list of top 10 companies of 2013 in Software & Programming industry category by Forbes magazine, which is based on sales, assets, market value and profit of the company:

  1. Microsoft, United States
  2. Oracle, United States
  3. IBM, United States
  4. SAP, Germany
  5. Symantec, United States
  6. VMware, United States
  7. CA Technologies, United States
  8. Adobe Systems, United States
  9. Fiserv, United States
  10. Amadeus IT Group, Spain


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