Month: September 2006

More Sony Batteries Are Recalled

There seems to be no end to Sony’s battery woes. A day after Lenovo Group’s Sept. 28 notebook battery pack recall announcement—it will recall more

The Big Get Bigger

Rank Company Annual growth 2005 revenue 2004 revenue 1 Symantec 1 60.4% $4.14B $2.58B 2 Autodesk 2 23.5% $1.52B $1.23B 3 Oracle 3 22.1% $12.89B

No. 2: Omniture

Annual growth: 108.1%Category: Web site analyticsEmployees: 350CEO: Josh JamesCompetitors: Coremetrics, WebSideStory, WebTrends “We just paid you $100,000. What’s happening on the Web site?” Back in

No. 3: Synchronoss Technologies

Annual growth: 99.4%Category: E-commerce for communications providersEmployees: 150CEO: Stephen WaldisCompetitors: NeuStar, VeriSign Want to switch your phone company? Synchronoss provides the software that makes that

No. 5: Open Solutions

Annual growth: 80.8%Category: Financial data processing, Internet bankingEmployees: 1,700CEO: Louis Hernandez Jr.Competitors: Fidelity National Financial, Fiserv Founded in 1992, Open Solutions has tried for more

No. 4: Knova Software

Annual growth: 88.8%Category: Knowledge managementEmployees: 165CEO: Bruce W. ArmstrongCompetitors: Kana Software, RightNow Technologies, ATG Knova’s mission: to find the answer you’re looking for without paging

No. 1: Click Commerce

Annual growth: 128.2%Category: Supply chain managementEmployees: 250CEO: Michael Ferro Jr.Competitors: Ariba, i2 Technologies, Sterling Commerce In the past two years, Click Commerce acquired seven smaller