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Smaller Companies, Bigger Growth

By Larry Dignan  |  Posted 2003-05-12 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 

Companies with less than $500 million in revenue are getting attention for their technology spending this year.


Smaller Companies, Bigger Growth

There's a good reason giants such as Siebel Systems and PeopleSoft are targeting smaller companies-they plan on spending more of their dollars on software.

Infrastructure Software Growth Forecast by Company Size
No. of Employees 2001
(%)
2002
(%)
2003
(%)
2004
(%)
2005
(%)
2006
(%)
100 to 499 27.9 34.1 14.3 29.2 21.8 14.3
500 to 999 -0.4 13.6 15.3 27.9 23.1 14.9
1,000 to 2,499 -7.5 1.8 6.3 9.1 13.2 10.9
2,500 to 4,999 -15.5 -2.3 1.2 4.4 6.2 4.8
5,000 or more -8.6 -4.4 1.9 -2.0 1.2 4.6
SOURCE: gartner research (february 2003)


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Larry formerly served as the East Coast news editor and Finance Editor at CNET News.com. Prior to that, he was editor of Ziff Davis Inter@ctive Investor, which was, according to Barron's, a Top-10 financial site in the late 1990s. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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