IT companies are considered some of the most admired companies in the world with Apple and Google topping the list.
Apple has been Fortune's most admired company for four years running.
According to Fortune Magazine's annual list of the world's most admired companies Apple is number one and Google number two. Amazon.com (7), Microsoft (9), IBM (12), Cisco (28), Intel (32), Samsung (38), eBay (45), Sony (46), Oracle (48) and Accenture (49) are other IT companies in the top 50.
Fortune asked businesspeople to list the companies they most admire. See the top 50 here.
Also see Fortune's:
Top Computer Software companies here.
Top Computer makers here.
Top IT services suppliers here.
Top internet services and retail companies here.
Top semiconductor businesses here.
Top Telcos here.