Technology Vendor Financials Quarterly Analysis: 2Q10

Date: November 23, 2010
Pages: 25
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Technology Vendor Financials Quarterly Analysis: 2Q10
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This report provides a detailed analysis of quarterly revenues, profits, and market capitalization for companies in the telecoms, communications infrastructure and applications, security, IT services, hardware, information management, software infrastructure, and business applications sectors for 2Q10.

Features and benefits
  • Analysis of global markets, including North America, EMEA, and the emerging markets in Asia-Pacific and South & Central America.
  • Tracks large IT generalists, telecoms, communications infrastructure, security, IT services, hardware, and business applications vendors.
  • Features a regularly updated market capitalization index.

The total revenues earned by the top IT and telecoms vendors amounted to $449.2bn during the quarter ending June 2010, representing a YoY growth of 8.5%.The consolidated IT and telecoms sector experienced increasing revenues, with business applications vendors leading the growth with a 22.6% increase in YoY revenues, followed by double-digit YoY growth by the hardware, software infrastructure, information management, and IT generalist sectors.The IT generalist, hardware, and communications infrastructure vendors increased their focus on emerging markets in EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

Your key questions answered
  • What are the differing performances of the various technology sub-sectors?
  • What are the global trends in the technology industry?


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Several sectors reported double-digit revenue growth
The business applications sector's revenues grew 22.6%
The hardware sector's revenues grew 22.3%
The software infrastructure sector's revenues continued their momentum and grew 18.4% YoY
The hardware, information management, and security sectors' profitability rose more than 50% YoY
The hardware sector's profitability more than tripled
The information management sector's profitability rose 60% YoY
Profits in the IT generalist sector rose 45.8% YoY in the second quarter of 2010
Stock prices registered growth across the globe
The IT generalist, hardware, and communications infrastructure vendors increased their focus on emerging markets in EMEA and Asia-Pacific
Oracle, Symantec, and EMC contributed more than 50% of total revenues in their respective sectors
Oracle, EMC, Symantec, and Cisco Systems recorded the highest operating profit in their respective sectors




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