Everyone knows the big international digital companies like Amazon, Netflix, Twitter etc. However, there are many other large and perhaps more important digital companies that are not known to everyone. In this article you can find 10 interesting digital companies that are currently active in the IT, media and/or service market.
#1 ASML Holding
ASML Holding is a high-tech company and the main supplier of electronics in the Netherlands and chips worldwide. The headquarter is located in Veldhoven and exists since 1984. Around 19,000 employees work at ASML currenty. ASML's main competitors are canon and Nikon, these brands are a lot more familiar to consumers because of Nikon's cameras and Canon's printers. ASML supplies essential electronic components for electronic devices. ASML clients are mainly electronics producers. Because of the valuable information of advanced technology within this company there are many hack attempts however fortunately most of the attempts are in vain because of the high security.
Salesforce is a customer relationship management company that delivers business software. The platform offers several services including productivity tools, sales automation, customer service & support, marketing automation, cloudservices, applicatiion devolopment and IoT-integration. Sales force Targets only companies and has many clients because its services are applicable to almost every company. Salesforce exists since 1999, managed by 29,000 employees and is established in the U.S.
Baidu is a native Chinese Internet search provider and also an e-commerce platform with its own online payment method. Baidu develops and sells webapplicationsoftware and offers Human Resource Management (HRM) related services. The Chinese Internet search giant is a competitor to Google and was founded in 2000, 3 years after Google. Currently around 40,000 employees are working at Baidu.
#4 Square Inc.
Square Inc. is a unique company that provides tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time Analytics and Billing offers, marketing services and customer engagement tools all belong to their service providing package. The company owns a distinctive credit card reader that looks like their logo for your mobile/tablet to make credit card payments everywhere. Square is a relatively new company established in 2009 in the U.S. and houses around 2,400 employees.
Accenture is a global company offering professional services, services and solutions in the field of strategy, consulting, technology and operations.
Accenture is structured around 5 operational groups containing thirteen different industry groups. Including the most important industries: Media & Technology, Health & public services, high-tech & electronics, entertainment, aerospace, insurance sector, trade afairs and the financial industry.
Accenture encompasses almost every industry and for this reason Accenturehouses as many as 449,000 employees around the world. Accenture was founded in 1989 and its headquarter is located in Ireland.
#6 Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra Generally offers IT services including information technology, services, computer programming, consulting and related services for the global telecommunications industry. It is not the biggest telecom company but certainly not the smallest. Tech Mahindra was founded in 1986 in India and currently the Indian company counts around 118,000 employees.
#7 Red Hat
Red Hat Offers open source software solutions. The software offers are designed to provide customers with reliable, secure, scalable, flexible, high-performing and stable technologies that meet the needs of the client company. Red Hat is operational in three geographic areas: The American continent, EMOA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) and Asia. Red Hat was founded in 1993 in the U.S. and employs approximately 12,000.
#8 Dassault Systems
Dassault Systems is a special company within the software & programming branche. Dassault offers software applications and services that turn into 3d design drawings into a fully digital mockup. Dassault also assists in the construction of aircrafts, Product testing, virtual production, production management, digital marketing management and sales. Dassault makes this all possible with just over 16,000 of active employees. Dassault Systems was founded in 1981 and has its headquarter in France.
#9 Constellation Software Inc.
Constellation Software Inc.(CSI) Provides enterprise software solutions for a wide range of vertical markets. It manages and builds vertical market software that provides solutions to business software issues. CSI is active in both the public and private sectors. The public sector mainly includes government related customers and private sector commercial customers. CSI was founded in 1995 in Canada and currently employs almost 15,000 people.
#10 Charter Communications
Charter Communications is an American company that offers a wide selection of communication services since 1999. These services include: Spectrum TV video Entertainment programming, spectrum Internet access and Spectrum Voice. These services include B2B Internet access, data networks, business phone, video services and wireless backhaul. The brand Spectrum Reach sells advertising and production services.
Charter Communications is the second largest cable company in the U.S. and owns more than 26 million customers in 41 states. This number is made possible by about 95,000 employees. In 2017 a plan is unveiled of Charter to build a new headquarters. This will make place for 1,100 extra employees.
Rixels is also active in the IT, media and service sector. These are our services: Websites & Webshops, Mobile Apps, Web applications & Interactive dashboards. We are not as big as the Companies in this list, however, we do our job with the same passion and love. We are very optimistic for the future and perhaps we will, in time, appear in such a list ourselves.