Spanish IT pride: Amadeus is number 10 in software-making company around the world

Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, SAP …. eight IT companies from USA and two from Europe complete the list of top 10 software-making company around the world. But, wait a moment … are there two companies from Europe?  SAP and …. What is the other? …. Surprise! It is a Spanish company!

The Spanish IT company Amadeus is among the top ten software maker companies, citing Forbes Global ranking. Well, finally I find something that makes me very proud and satisfied to be Spanish, seriously.

Maybe they have a job for me. I will try …


About Amadeus IT Group

The Spanish company Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail and ferry operators, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies).

Amadeus employs more than 10,000 people worldwide, across central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters), Nice (development) and Erding (operations), as well as 73 local Amadeus Commercial Organisations globally.

About Forbes Global 2000

The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine. It is based on a mix of four metrics: sales, profit, assets and market value.

The top 10 companies on the 2013 list for Forbes’ Software & Programming industry listing are ranked here:

 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