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Branham Successfully Launches 2012 Edition of the Branham300 Canada-Wide

ICT elite recognized on the definitive ranking of Canada’s technology leaders

- Ottawa, Ontario – Branham Group, a leading global Information, Communication, and Entertainment (ICE) Technology analyst and strategic marketing company, is pleased to announce that the 2012 Edition of the Branham300 has been successfully launched from coast-to-coast, recognizing the most innovative and progressive companies in the Canadian Technology industry. More than 300 of Canada’s top tech players were recognized on this years listing, with companies in the areas of mobile solutions (RIM), wireless and internet services (BCE, Rogers Communications and TELUS), information technology and business process services (CGI Group), and enterprise content management (Open Text) leading the way on the 2012 Edition of the Branham300.

Branham thanks all of the Canadian Tech companies that participated in this year’s listing, and congratulates them on their part in helping the industry set a new Branham300 revenue record in 2011 - $82.82 billion. Special mention also goes out to start-up communities located across the country; it’s clear that the start-up scene in Canada is at its hottest point in more than a decade. Let’s keep the momentum going in 2012 and beyond!  

Prominent news outlets from across Canada picked-up the launch of this year’s Branham300, including: Techvibes, The Chronicle Herald, The Waterloo Region Record, The Winnipeg Free Press, and of course Backbone Magazine, which has been a long-time partner of the Branham300, publishing it as its cover story in the April/May issue, which is distributed with The Globe and Mail, for the past eight years.

Branham also hosted Branham300 launch events in three of Canada’s largest and most prominent technology hubs: Toronto, Waterloo and Ottawa. C-suite and VP-level executives from each respective technology community were in attendance to celebrate the Canadian tech sectors recent achievements and network amongst their industry peers.

For complete details on the 2012 Edition of the Branham300, including the complete listing of Canadian tech leaders recognized this year, please visit www.branham300.com.    

Comprehensive Intelligence on the Canadian Tech Industry

As part of its efforts in tracking emerging trends and developments within the Canadian Tech space, Branham has built-out a comprehensive offering of intelligence focused on existing and emerging areas within the industry. Upcoming reports to be released in the next few months include:

  • Canada’s Major Technology Sub-Sectors – A five-year in-depth review focused on the following tech sub-spaces: service providers, IT security, wireless solutions, and healthcare ICT.
  • Canada’s Movers & Shakers, Top Growth Companies, and Start-Up Community – A five-year review of what Canada’s up-and-coming technology companies have done to succeed in challenging market conditions, and a look back at where some of the rising tech stars that emerged over the past five years are today.  
  • Canada’s Tech Industry: A National Perspective – A three-year review that includes extensive analysis of each of Canada’s provinces and regions, an in-depth examination of each Canadian technology sub-sector, as well as a detailed breakdown of each of the quintiles comprising the Branham300’s Top 250 listing.

Each report leverages Branham300 aggregate data that was collected from 2007-2011 to provide first-hand research on current market happenings, offering information and analysis of value to any organization selling into, developing policies for, or tracking the evolution of the Canadian Technology space. The intended audiences for these reports include:

  • Vendors offering ICT-based products and services
  • Vendors considering an entry into the Canadian ICT sector
  • Government departments and/or agencies
  • Industry associations and non-profit organizations with responsibility for, or an interest in, the Canadian ICT market
  • Economic development agencies
  • Investors
  • Buyers of ICT products and services

To learn more about Branham research and how to gain access to it, please contact:

Andrew Bisson (abisson@branhamgroup.com)
Vice President, Consulting Services
Branham Group Inc.
613-745-2282 ext. 117

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For further information on the Branham300, please contact:

Darren Anderson
Project Manager, Branham300 & Research Analyst
Branham Group
613-745-2282 Ext. 122

About the Branham300

For nearly 20 years, the Branham300 has highlighted the top Canadian and Multinational ICT companies operating in Canada, as ranked by revenues. It illustrates the depth and breadth of innovative technologies developed in Canada and is widely considered to be a leading source of intelligence on Canada's ICT industry.  The Branham300 list consists of the following major categories:

  • Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies
  • The Next 50 Canadian ICT Companies
  • Top 25 ICT Multinational Companies operating in Canada
  • Top 25 Up and Comer ICT Companies (category ranked on innovation/not revenue)

The Branham300 is published annually in the April issue of Backbone Magazine (www.backbonemag.com), as well as on the Branham300 website, www.branham300.com. Keep up to date with the Branham300 and Branham Group on twitter at @branhamgroup, through Branham’s Newsletter, or RSS feed.

About Branham Group Inc.

Branham Group Inc. is a leading industry analyst and strategic consulting company servicing the global information, communication, and entertainment (ICE) technology marketplace. Branham Group assists technology companies and related institutions in achieving market success through its custom consulting services (Planning, Marketing and Partnering), and through its multi-client research subscription programs (Digital Health, Green IT and Cloud). Branham also produces an annual listing of the top ICT companies in Canada (www.branham300.com) and monitors over 450 Digital Health vendors (www.branhamgroup.com/digitalhealth).

For more information regarding Branham Group, please visit www.branhamgroup.com.