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Branham300 Online - 2006 Edition

Branham300Now in its thirteenth year, the Branham300 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 the 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.

Additionally, the article 2005 Was A Tumultuous Year, provides highlights of the leaders in the following categories for the 2006 edition:

In addition to the online addition of the Branham300 listing, the 2006 edition of the Branham300 is also available through the March/April edition of Backbone Magazine.

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Branham300 Exclusions

The Branham300 represents information gathered from applicants and 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 tracked but excluded as ranking was not feasible are:

Multinationals

  • 3Com
  • BEA Systems
  • BMC
  • Borland
  • Compuware
  • Harris Corp.
  • Radware
  • Software AG
Canadian IT Companies
  • Bioscrypt Inc.
  • Creed Solutions Inc.
  • Decision Academic
  • Frogware Inc.
  • Halogen Software Inc.
  • Honeybee Technology
  • Imason Inc.
  • Infotech Canada Inc.
  • Infoterra Inc.
  • Interis
  • M.R.S. Company Ltd.
  • Mediatrix Telecom Inc.
  • Mxi Technologies Ltd.
  • Omni Technology Solutions Inc.
  • Platform Computing Inc.
  • Rebel Trail Web Design Inc.
  • Softchoice Corp.
  • Venturelabour.com Inc.
  • Wysdom.

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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