No. 17: Appro International
Headquarters: Milpitas, Calif.
Snapshot: Acquired by computer maker Cray in 2012 for $25 million, Appro is known for its high-performance computing product portfolio. Appro sells high-performance computing products, including cluster servers and software to manage network, server and storage elements inside high-end servers.
According to Appro, its supercomputing solutions support high-performance computing markets focusing on small to large-scale deployments where low total cost of ownership is essential.