With GSX 2015 upon us it is a great time to reflect at last year’s challenge and how we are faring on the journey to #1 IT company in the world.
To recap, at GSX14 John Chambers charged us with the goal of being the #1 IT company in the world. By my calculations we were #4 in the world last year. Here is my post from last year in case you missed it
So one year later? While we are still #4 I’m happy to say that we have moved much closer to #3. Market caps today of ORCL, IBM and CSCO are $160B, $145B and $130 respectively. So we only have $15B to go for #3 and $30B to go for the #2 spot. That’s down from last years $60B gap to those two.
So, give us one more year and we are at #2. Call MSFT a consumer company and were #1!