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Industry Report Card: Global High Technology Mar 05 Product Image

Industry Report Card: Global High Technology Mar 05

  • ID: 1822462
  • March 2005
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors

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  • EPCOS AG
  • Lam Research Corp.
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Abstract
Much like 2004, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services expects 2005 to be a year of moderate overall growth in technology spending, estimated in the mid-single digits. Growth likely will continue to be uneven, both between and within the various technology sectors. Following several years of extremely strong growth, semiconductor revenues have slowed since the summer of 2004, and likely will be flat to modestly down in 2005. Telecommunications equipment likely will be modestly positive, continuing the stabilization that began last year, following the severe decline from the 2000 peak. Unlike these two cyclical sectors, software and services should continue their fairly steady, moderate growth. Technology shifts, like the early transition from circuit-based telephony to voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), from...

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- IKON Office Solutions Inc.
- Arrow Electronics Inc.
- Automatic Data Processing Inc.
- Avnet Inc.
- Canon Inc.
- Computer Sciences Corp.
- Ceridian LLC
- PerkinElmer Inc.
- Harris Corp.
- Hitachi Ltd.
- Intel Corp.
- International Business Machines Corp.
- Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.
- Panasonic Corp.
- 3M Co.
- Motorola Solutions Inc.
- NCR Corp.
- Nortel Networks Ltd.
- Agilysys Inc.
- Pitney Bowes Inc.
- Ricoh Co. Ltd.
- Sony Corp.
- TDK Corp.
- Tektronix Inc.
- Texas Instruments Inc.
- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
- Vishay Intertechnology Inc.
- Xerox Corp.
- Hewlett-Packard Co.
- Micron Technology Inc.
- Victor Co. of Japan Ltd. (JVC Corp.)
- International Rectifier Corp.
- LTX Corp.
- Electronic Data Systems Corp.
- Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L.M.)
- Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
- Unisys Corp.
- CA Technologies
- Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
- Oracle America Inc.
- Silicon Graphics Inc.
- Amphenol Corp.
- Nokia Corp.
- Koninklijke Philips N.V.
- Toshiba Corp.
- Fujitsu Ltd.
- Omron Corp.
- SunGard Data Systems Inc.
- Sharp Corp.
- Pioneer Corp.
- NEC Corp.
- Dell Inc.
- Alcatel-Lucent
- EMC Corp.
- Quantum Corp.
- Solectron Corp.
- Bull (Groupe)
- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
- First Data Corp.
- Per-Se Technologies Inc.
- Equifax Inc.
- Lam Research Corp.
- Cap Gemini S.A.
- Aspect Communications Corp.
- Applied Materials Inc.
- Oracle Corp.
- LSI Corp.
- Lexmark International Inc.
- Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
- Protection One Alarm Monitoring Inc.
- Danka Business Systems PLC
- Xerox Business Services LLC
- Sanmina Corp.
- Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc.
- Xilinx Inc. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Anixter International Inc.
- The Reynolds & Reynolds Co.
- Cirrus Logic Inc.
- Adaptec Inc.
- Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.
- Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd.
- Flextronics International Ltd.
- Photronics Inc.
- NDCHealth Corp.
- Viasystems Group Inc.
- SK Hynix Inc.
- Leidos, Inc.
- Tech Data Corp.
- Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd.
- Activant Solutions Inc.
- Brightpoint Inc.
- Acxiom Corp.
- IPC Systems Inc.
- SR Telecom Inc.
- STMicroelectronics N.V.
- Ingram Micro Inc.
- Aspen Technology Inc.
- ASM International N.V.
- Celestica Inc.
- Convergys Corp.
- Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd.
- Global Imaging Systems Inc.
- Comverse Technology Inc.
- Anteon International Corp.
- Amkor Technology Inc.
- ON Semiconductor Corp.
- Benchmark Electronics Inc.
- Knowles Electronics Holdings Inc.
- Conexant Systems Inc.
- Technicolor S.A.
- Getronics N.V.
- CommScope Inc.
- Jabil Circuit Inc.
- Agilent Technologies Inc.
- Mitchell International Inc.
- Vestel Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.
- Lattice Semiconductor Corp.
- VERITAS Software Corp.
- EPCOS AG
- Juniper Networks Inc.
- Toppan Photomasks Inc.
- Avaya Inc.
- Memec Group Ltd.
- Nvidia Corp. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- RF Micro Devices Inc.
- AMI Semiconductor Inc.
- Agere Systems Inc.
- Ciena Corp.
- Belden Inc.
- GlobalFoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.
- TNS Inc.
- Amdocs Ltd.
- Cymer Inc.
- Accenture PLC
- Monitronics International Inc.
- Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd.
- United Microelectronics Corp.
- Syniverse Technologies Inc.
- Ritek Corp.
- Siliconware Precision Industries Co. Ltd.
- Compal Electronics Inc.
- CMC Magnetics Corp. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Seagate Technology PLC
- FEI Co.
- BearingPoint Inc.
- Macronix International Co. Ltd.
- Quanta Computer Inc.
- GXS Worldwide Inc.
- Fiserv Inc.
- Quanta Display Inc.
- HannStar Display Corp.
- Fidelity National Information Services
- Stratus Technologies Inc.
- General Cable Corp.
- Superior Essex Inc.
- Nanya Technology Corp.
- Global Cash Access Inc.
- CACI International Inc.
- UGS Corp.
- Andrew Corp.
- FLIR Systems Inc.
- VeriFone Inc.
- Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
- Red Hat Inc.
- Alion Science and Technology Corp.
- Securus Technologies Inc.
- CCC Information Services Inc.
- Telcordia Technologies Inc.
- Coleman Cable Inc.
- STATS ChipPAC Ltd.
- Integrated Alarm Services Group Inc.
- TRM Corporation
- Apptis (DE) Inc.
- SITEL Worldwide Corp.
- Wyle Services Corp.
- SI International Inc.
- Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
- SMART Worldwide Holdings Inc.
- Navarre Corp.
- Titan Corp. (The)

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