Bigger And Better Than Ever
The 25 largest North American publicly traded IT companies climbed a combined 170 spots in the 2016 Fortune 500 rankings, as only six companies failed to improve upon their 2015 ranking.
Sales for these 25 IT vendors, distributors and solution providers grew by a total of $79.48 billion in the most recent fiscal year, while profits increased by a combined $17.6 billion. Total employee headcount for the 25 technology titans swelled to more than 2.96 million.
Amazon, Microsoft, Avnet and CDW passed HP, IBM, Tech Data and CSC, respectively, on the list due to their stronger 2015 sales performance, while Cognizant clawed its way into the top 25 after an outstanding year.
Keep reading to learn how the top IT companies fared in this year's Fortune 500.