VMware led a movement called computer virtualization, an efficiency technique so radical it was the future of enterprise computing when the company was a startup. Now, as that business slows, ­VMware’s growth engine is cloud computing. Its software enables customers to communicate across different online services vendors, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. A subsidiary of old-school computer maker Dell, VMware trades separately and is worth more than $60 billion.

    Subscribe to Fortune’s Eye on A.I. newsletter, where artificial intelligence meets industry.

    Company Information

    Overall Score1.3
    SectorInformation Technology
    CEOPatrick Gelsinger
    HQ LocationPalo Alto, Calif.
    Revenues ($M) (Past 12 Months)$9,496
    Profits ($M) (Past 12 Months)$6,267
    Market Value as of Oct. 9, 2019 ($M)$62,157