Software Magazine Ranks MICROS Systems, Inc. As One of the World's Largest Software Companies
MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries.
MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce its inclusion in Software Magazine´s Software 500 ranking of the world´s largest software and service providers, now in its 27th year. MICROS Systems, Inc. was ranked #81, with software and service revenue of $688.2 million.
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world´s largest software and service suppliers targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers, and business managers involved in software and services purchasing.
"We are pleased to be recognized in the Software 500 list of the world´s largest software and service providers," stated Tom Giannopoulos, Chairman and CEO of MICROS Systems, Inc. "The 2009 Software 500 helps CIOs, senior IT managers, and IT staff identify and assess the technology business partners that can support their software requirements."
The ranking is based on total worldwide software and services revenue for 2008. This includes revenues from software licenses, maintenance and support, training and software-related services, and consulting. Suppliers are not ranked on their total corporate revenue, since many have other lines of business, such as hardware.