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Branham300 Online - 2004 Edition

Branham 300Now in its eleventh year, The Branham 300 continues to highlight the top Canadian IT Companies. It represents a truly insightful piece of intelligence on the Canadian Information technology market. Canadian companies are ranked based on worldwide revenues whereas Multinationals are ranked solely on revenues earned within Canada.

The list consists of the following categories:

Companies must meet three of the following criteria to be considered a Canadian company1 for purposes of applying for the Branham300 other than the Multinational listing:
  1. The company was founded in Canada and their headquarters remain in Canada
  2. Over 50% of their employees are located in Canada;
  3. Corporate direction is determined in Canada; and
  4. Over 50% of their research and development activities are conducted in Canada.
Additional listings are provided to highlight the leaders in the following categories:

Branham300 Exclusions

The Branham300 represents information gathered from applicants and gathered through other public sources. In certain instances private companies did not disclose their revenues and in some cases Multinationals did not reveal earnings generated in Canada, and as such these companies were excluded from the Branham300. Examples of some companies of the companies tracked but excluded as ranking was not feasible, are:

Multinationals

  • BenQ America
  • Adobe Systems
  • Intel
  • Unisys
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Software Spectrum
  • Apple Computer Inc.
Canadian IT Companies
  • March Networks
  • Cloakware Corp.
  • emailtopia
  • Mediatrix Telecom Inc.
  • Labtronics Inc.
  • Teranet Inc.
  • The Graycon Group Ltd.
  • Dyband Corporation
  • Hemera Technologies Inc.
  • Castek Inc
  • Chancery Software Ltd Mitel
  • SiGe semiconductor
  • AcSys Biometrics
  • StatisTech Technology Inc.
  • FSC Internet Corp.
  • Backup2Net
  • ADDSecure.Net Inc.

The list represents a snapshot of the companies surveyed at a specific point in time according to specific criteria. Where estimates were provided, these estimates have not been updated to reflect actual figures.

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1.   If the company is a subsidiary, we determine the level of involvement of the parent company. If the subsidiary meets the above criteria and is operating independently from the parent company, for the purposes of this listing, they are considered a Canadian company.

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