The Best Software Companies Transforming the Industry

This award publication has been recognized as the leading source of information on the best companies in the software industry. Selection is based on rigorous review of feedback received on nominations plus an investigation into publicly available information.

The Best Software Companies Transforming the Industry

This award publication has been recognized as the leading source of information on the best companies in the software industry. Selection is based on rigorous review of feedback received on nominations, plus in-depth investigation of company ratings on Glassdoor, G2, Capterra and other publicly available information. The Software Report takes a holistic view, encompassing product quality, organizational effectiveness, management caliber, and ESG involvement, among other criteria. This year's winners range from multinational giants with tens of thousands of employees founded in the 1970s and 1980s, to more than a dozen companies founded in the last decade, some of which employ a few hundred.Regardless of their size or age, these top software companies are transforming the industry in their respective categories while offering incredible value to their customers.

From cloud computing to data warehousing, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and workflow management, these are the companies that are leading the way. As one of the world's leading software providers, technology giant Adobe serves millions of users around the world. Since its inception in 1982, the company has been known primarily for its multimedia and creative software offerings such as


, Acrobat Reader and Creative Cloud.Founded in 1990, Genesys is a privately held software company based in Silicon Valley that sells customer experience (CX) and call center technology to midsize and large companies. Led by CEO Tony Bates, Genesys organizes more than 70 billion customer experiences for organizations in more than 100 countries.

The company is driven by a workforce of more than 1300 global professionals who offer innovative “Experience as a Service” solutions.Experience Management Legend Qualtrics Continues Twenty Year Excellence Campaign to Achieve Transparent, International Business Acceleration. Among the 16,000 brands that have made use of the company's cutting-edge experience management platform are Ferrari, Coca-Cola and Samsung. Since its founding in 2002, Qualtrics has grown into a massive company, employing nearly 5,000 people at its dual headquarters in Provo and Seattle, as well as its numerous offices in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Australia.Launched 15 years ago, Zscaler is a cloud security company that offers a platform for companies to securely transform their networks and applications to achieve a mobile and cloud world. The company based in San Jose, California, founded by Jay Chaudhry and Kailash Kailash, is well known in the industry for its innovative technology and currently has more than 275 patents issued and pending.

All of its services are delivered 100% in the cloud, and the company's flagship services

Zscaler Internet Access

and Zscaler Private Access create fast and secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location or network.All-flash data storage hardware and software producer Pure Storage is a rising star in the field of solid-state storage services for data centers. The company's facilitation of the latest and most data-intensive business processes has made it a critical part of major organizations including Toyota Financial Services, Roblox, Domino's and NASA. When customers like ServiceNow reach the end of what their legacy storage strategies can manage, Pure Storage offers a way forward for further growth and expansion with new business transformation and cloud infrastructure solutions.MongoDB has quickly become a prominent milestone in the online world of work. The company has a team of more than 4,000 software and data specialists in offices in 29 countries all of them supporting a database platform that has been downloaded more than 265 million times by users in 100 countries around the world.

She is also known for her community outreach and social responsibility efforts partnering with philanthropists Bright Funds to dedicate funds to causes that matter to her employees.Procore platform connects key project stakeholders to solutions that Procore has created specifically for the construction industry for the homeowner general contractor and specialty contractor. Because of its support model and unlimited users Procore can connect everyone on one platform and offer unlimited storage open APIs and a single source of accurate and timely data. With more than 11000 customers and 16 million annual users in more than 125 countries the company helps the construction industry build smarter reducing risk increasing efficiency better communication more profits and an intelligent vision that allows customers to run better businesses.Indian technology multinational Zoho is best known for Zoho Office Suite. The private company was founded in 1996 by Sridhar Vembu and Tony Thomas who launched it under the name AdventNet from a small apartment in the suburbs of India.

Today the multi-million dollar company has nearly 13000 employees and seven locations including its global headquarters in Chennai India and its corporate headquarters outside Austin in Del Valle Texas.SPS Commerce was founded in 2001 with a mission to streamline supply chain operations for retail partners around the world. Headquartered in Minneapolis Minnesota SPS offers cloud-based supply chain management software to retailers suppliers third-party logistics providers and partners. While customers used to be served by on-premises software providers SPS pioneered electronic data interchange (EDI). Meanwhile as developments in retail continue to fuel the need for automation the company offers its trading partners a comprehensive suite of software solutions Key features include order management status tracking invoice management search functionality To date more than 105000 companies from various fields have chosen SPS as their retail network.Diligent is the world leader in modern governance offering SaaS solutions for governance risk compliance ESG Serving more than 1 million users across 25000 customers worldwide Diligent empowers transformation leaders with technology knowledge confidence to drive greater impact lead with purpose Companies turn BlackLine because their traditional manual accounting processes are not sustainable BlackLine's cloud-based financial transaction management platform helps large medium-sized businesses all industries move modern accounting automating financial close accounts receivable intercompany accounting processes.Founded 2001 Therese Tucker former technical director SunGuard Treasury Systems company set out replace outdated Excel spreadsheets set accountant-specific solutions Now under CEO Marc Huffman BlackLine considered industry leader nearly 3900 customers including Coca-Cola...