Business 2.0: 100 Fastest-growing tech companies
Our rankings highlight the companies whose business is really booming.
Full list
1 Ceradyne Manufacturing, Military 55.3 39.2
2 J2 Global Communications Business Services 50.8 52.0
3 Clinical Data Scientific Instruments 73.1 26.5
4 Ventana Medical Medical 24.6 82.9
5 Comtech Telecommunications Telecom, Military 25.2 124.5
6 Electronics Boutique Holdings Retail 26.3 46.5
7 Biosite Medical 56.1 62.8
8 Infosys Technologies Business Services 43.1 86.7
9 Cognizant Technology Solutions Business Services 46.2 104.2
10 Websense Software 48.9 81.7
11 Packeteer Software 23.2 16.6
12 Navarre Retail 22.2 34.1
13 Merge Technologies Medical 35.5 20.5
14 eBay Retail 67.2 7.6
15 Par Technology Software 11.5 48.2
16 Apple Computer Electronics 14.1 208.2
17 Genzyme Medical 31.6 22.4
18 Alliance Data Business Services 18.3 20.4
19 Quality Systems Software 23.7 101.7
20 DRS Technologies Electronics, Military 38.5 51.9
21 Qualcomm Telecom 23.0 11.3
22 ResMed Medical 28.7 24.8
23 Video Display Electronics, Military 3.4 78.6
24 Network Appliance Electronics 16.1 28.5
25 Kensey Nash Medical 35.8 10.3
26 Nextel Partners Electronics 59.5 -2.0
27 OmniVision Technologies Electronics 115.4 -44.5
28 L-3 Communications Electronics, Military 43.0 20.0
29 Ansys Software 16.2 72.2
30 CACI Business Services 28.9 28.4
31 Genentech Medical 25.8 7.0
32 Micros Systems Software 14.8 62.5
33 Avid Technologies Software 7.1 17.3
34 Sonic Solutions Software 62.9 -21.8
35 Scientific Games Software 23.5 22.1
36 Nam Tai Electronics Electronics 31.5 7.8
37 Autodesk Software 6.6 89.3
38 Rofin-Sinar Technologies Manufacturing 14.2 8.1
39 Cantel Medical Medical 36.7 142.8
40 Cardiodynamics Medical 28.6 -53.8
41 Fisher Scientific Intl. Scientific Instruments 14.7 3.4
42 Silicon Laboratories Electronics 80.5 -43.8
43 Cerner Business Services 20.6 16.4
44 Adobe Systems Software 10.9 71.1
45 Diodes Electronics 20.7 24.6
46 WebEx Communications Software 51.4 -27.4
47 Invitrogen Medical 17.9 -3.5
48 Symantec Software 32.4 -7.9
49 American Medical Holdings Medical 20.0 29.5
50 Per-Se Technologies Business Services 2.1 37.1
51 Hutchinson Technologies Electronics 8.2 24.0
52 Inamed Medical 17.1 31.2
53 Boston Scientific Medical 22.3 -30.9
54 McAfee Software 7.7 25.3
55 Flir Systems Manufacturing, Military 27.7 59.0
56 Western Digital Electronics 18.2 13.5
57 Ixia Software 9.7 63.0
58 Perot Systems Business Services 12.4 1.1
59 Cognos Software 17.0 34.4
60 Logitech Electronics 16.7 33.0
61 Dendrite International Software 21.3 -12.3
62 Fair Isaac Business Services 32.3 -4.3
63 SAP Software 13.9 2.6
64 Communications Systems Telecom 2.4 35.4
65 Kronos Software 18.8 57.1
66 Moog Electronics, Military 9.4 32.5
67 Medtronic Medical 17.9 7.4
68 Haemonetics Medical 6.5 34.1
69 International Rectifier Electronics 10.0 -1.1
70 Total System Services Business Services 21.5 19.4
71 Interactive Data Business Services 12.7 16.7
72 West Business Services 14.5 28.0
73 Teva Pharmaceuticals Medical 29.6 -1.3
74 SS&C Technologies Software 13.9 -5.8
75 Engineered Support Systems Manufacturing, Military 34.3 9.8
76 Amgen Medical 39.1 0.1
77 Dell Electronics 14.8 14.3
78 EPIQ Systems Software 58.9 -20.4
79 TTM Technologies Electronics 18.5 -16.2
80 Symyx Technologies Manufacturing 10.9 -23.2
81 IDX Systems Software 7.1 0.4
82 Boston Communications Group Business Services 19.1 -39.9
83 Lockheed Martin Manufacturing, Military 13.3 36.1
84 Thermo Electron Medical 0.5 -10.6
85 Respironics Medical 22.6 7.9
86 Roper Industries Manufacturing 12.9 36.7
87 Techne Medical 11.6 -1.5
88 Serologicals Medical 16.8 19.8
89 ArthroCare Medical 22.7 22.6
90 Armor Holdings Manufacturing 36.3 12.1
91 Possis Medical Medical 30.6 -70.3
92 Harris Telecom 11.8 37.1
93 FileNet Software 3.4 -14.5
94 Proquest Business Services 6.2 23.9
95 Allied Healthcare Products Medical -2.4 15.2
96 Biomet Medical 16.3 -5.0
97 General Dynamics Manufacturing, Military 18.5 21.6
98 Cytyc Medical 21.3 3.4
99 Analog Devices Electronics 7.1 -24.3
100 Biogen Idec Medical 92.8 -37.9
Fastest Growing by State
These are the best companies arranged by the state of their home office.
California 33
Massachusetts 12
Minnesota 7
Best Investments
Apple Computer 208.2
Cantel Medical 142.8
Comtech Telecommunications 124.5
Best Job Growth
These are the top companies according to their job growth.
Ceradyne 188.4
Sonic Solutions 140.0
EPIQ Systems 122.2
Methodology
To find the B2 100, we started with 2,000 publicly traded tech companies and narrowed the list to companies that have been trading for at least three years, have a market capitalization of at least $50 million, and have positive cash flow over the most recently reported 12 months.
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