Symantec is a technology company that produces software for security, storage, backup, and availability. By providing information management solutions to consumers, small businesses, and global organizations, Symantec helps them to secure their information against risks more completely and efficiently than any other company. Symantec is the most used certification authority, and its Norton security products have standardized consumer-level PC security. A Fortune 500 Company, Symantec employs 19,000 people and has yearly revenues of $6.5 billion.
Avid Technology is an American company that specializes in video and audio production technology. Its flagship software product, Media Composer, gives professionals the ability to perform non-linear editing for television shows, feature films, and commercials. At the 71st Academy Awards, Avid received an Oscar for the concept, system design, and engineering of their motion picture editing software. Avid employs 2,728 people and generates revenues of over $670 million.
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. is a Chinese internet security company which offers antivirus software, a web browser, and a mobile application store. Its internet security products, 360 Safeguard and 360 Browsers, have 496 million users while its mobile antivirus products, 360 Mobile Safe and 360 Mobile Assistant, have 641 million users. Qihoo utilizes the freemium business model, offering antivirus free of charge but utilizing online advertising and services such as online games, remote technical support, and system integration to generate revenues. Currently, Qihoo employs 4200 people.
Achilles creates and manages a global network of collaborative industry communities, allowing trading partners to share high quality, structured, real-time data. Through utilization of cloud-based technology and industry expertise, Achilles can provide validated data and insightful analytics to enable buyers to manage risk and suppliers to increase market reach. Over 860 buying organizations and 133,000 key suppliers participate in Achilles’ network, which is comprised of 40 communities in 11 industry sectors. Over 1,000 dedicated employees support the communities in 29 different languages and 22 different countries.