Top 10 Information Technology (IT) Companies in UK 2015
Posted in Top Brand Lists, Total Reads: 1224
3. Micro Focus
Micro Focus International plc is an international software and IT business which is currently based in Newbury, Berkshire, England.
The corporation is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is also a component of the FTSE 250 Index. Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to develop, test, deploy, assess and modernize business critical enterprise applications. Micro Focus specializes in managing mature infrastructure software assets which have been installed and are delivering value to significant numbers of customers over long periods of time. In any IT system the customers’ business logic and data remain their competitive advantage. The key is unlocking this competitive advantage through exploitation of the latest technology innovation such as ‘cloud’, ‘big data’ or virtualization. Typically customers would be forced into costly, disruptive and risky application re-writes to make this possible but with Micro Focus, customers can take a different approach which can also be characterized as bridging the old and the new. Micro Focus helps customers gain incremental returns on investments they have already made and to preserve and protect their data and business logic. Micro Focus serves more than 10,500 customers in more than 30 countries; in addition to currently having more than one million licensed users of Micro Focus COBOL. Group revenues in this financial year grew to $433.1m which, on a CCY basis, is a growth rate of 6.4%. This growth rate marginally exceeds the guidance range of 3% to 6% and was weighted to the second half of the year where overall revenues grew by 10.4% to $225.6m and like for like revenues grew by 2.2%. Revenues excluding current year acquisitions grew to $427.0m, an increase of 4.9%.