FACTBOX-Key facts about top cloud computing companies

BANGALORE, June 3 (BestGrowthStock) – With sales of web-based
business software soaring, companies that focus on cloud
computing are slipping into a sweet spot as technology giants
look to bolster their presence in this fast-growing segment.

Cloud computing, or software as a service, allows
businesses to cut back on hardware and space by having their
software hosted in remote datacentres they access over the Web.

Following are some facts about SaaS companies:

SalesForce.com Inc (CRM.N: )

Founded: 1999

Went Public: 2004

Market cap: $10.93 bln

Estimated P/E for fiscal 2011 is 76.18

Shares have risen 113 percent in last one year

SuccessFactors Inc (SFSF.O: )

Founded: 2001

Went Public: 2007

Market Cap: $1.60 bln

Estimated P/E for fiscal 2010 is 1,138

Shares have risen 166 percent in last one year

Taleo Corp (TLEO.O: )

Founded: 1999

Went Public: 2005

Market Cap: $997.2 mln

Estimated P/E for fiscal 2010 is 33.77

Shares have risen 56 percent in last one year

NetSuite Inc (N.N: )

Founded: 1998

Went Public: 2007

Market Cap: $865 mln

Estimated P/E for fiscal 2010 is 175.06

Shares have risen 13 percent in last one year

Constant Contact Inc (CTCT.O: )

Founded: 1995

Went Public: 2007

Market Cap: $599.1 mln

Estimated P/E for fiscal 2010 is 60.88

Shares have risen 16.7 percent in last one year

RightNow Technologies Inc (RNOW.O: )

Founded: 1997

Went Public: 2004

Market Cap: $448.1 mln

Estimated P/E for fiscal 2010 is 34.58

Shares have risen 50 percent in last one year

Kenexa Corp (KNXA.O: )

Founded: 1987

Went Public: 2005

Market Cap: $306.2 mln

Estimated P/E for fiscal 2010 is 23.47

Shares have risen 30 percent in last one year

DemandTec Inc (DMAN.O: )

Founded: 1999

Went Public: 2007

Market Cap: $176.1 mln

Estimated P/E: for fiscal 2011 (current year) no data
because of loss forecast, for fiscal 2012, it is 61.68

Shares have fallen 40 percent in last one year
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(Compiled by Sudipto Ganguly and Sayantani Ghosh in
Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

FACTBOX-Key facts about top cloud computing companies