Largest Sales Tax Producers
(2010-First Quarter - Alphabetical Order)
LARGEST SUNNYVALE EMPLOYERS
Lockheed Martin Space Systems
Development and management of Aeronautics, Electronic Systems, Information Systems & Global Services, and Space Systems. Items developed include satellites as part of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP). One specific was the DMSP F-17 which assists with weather prediction for support of U.S. military at sea, land and in the air. These satellites collect data, including surface temperature, global meteorological, oceanographic, and solar-geophysical information in any kind of weather conditions.
Yahoo, Inc. (Headquarters)
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most used websites in the world. Yahoo! provides online products and services that are needed in everyday lives. This site offers a full range of tools and marketing solutions for businesses to connect with Internet users around the world. Yahoo! Search enables users to find anything and everything they need on the Internet at the click of a button. Yahoo! Provides communication services (such as Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger) partners with hundreds of premier content providers to bring entertainment and high quality media content to users, and provides consumer transactions on the web that enable small business owners and professionals to establish and grow a business with services.
Network Appliance, Inc. (Headquarters)
Network Appliance, Inc. is world leader in unified storage management systems. They provide customized assessment, design and implementation sources to help customers optimize their storage and data management infrastructure. They offer business continuity and disaster recovery solutions as well as combining archive and compliance capabilities in the same systems.
Juniper Networks (Headquarters)
High-performance Network Infrastructure
Juniper Networks is the industry leader in providing secured communications over a single IP network. The software provides customers the tools to support different services and applications at scale. It also provides products to help a business build networks tailored to meet user and company needs all with the dependability of a secure platform. Juniper provides networking and security products to solve the industry's most difficult problems. Thousands of service providers, government, and enterprise customers rely on Juniper Networks innovations and highly scalable, reliable networking and security platforms to deliver the best user experience with the lowest total cost of operations.
Northrop Grumman Marine
Northrop Grumman is a global defense and technology company that provides innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and private companies worldwide.
West Valley Engineering, Inc.
West Valley Engineering specializes in engineering, technical, manufacturing, and scientific personnel. Their staffing services have been available since 1968 and they continue to one of the most established and respected technical staffing companies in the Silicon Valley and beyond.
Maxim Integrated Products
Maxim designs, develops and manufactures the analog, mixed-signal, high-frequency, and digital circuits that enable products such as data converters, interface circuits, fiber optic transceivers, power-management circuits, voltage references and microcontrollers to function. These products are used in a wide variety of microprocessor-based electronics equipment including handheld electronics, wireless and fiber communications, video displays and automotive applications.
Research & Development Office
Develops and manufactures Palm brand telephones and handheld devices for personal and business use.
Synopsys, Inc. (Semiconductor)
Synopsys provides electronic design automation (EDA) software and services. EDA is used to help design integrated circuits (ICs), field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and systems-on-chips (SoCs) for semiconductor and electronics industries. Synopsys also provides advanced technology that supports addressing yield and manufacturing issues in early design, and in delivering pre-designed and pre-verified blocks of intellectual property (IP) that can be easily inserted into design flows.
Advanced Micro Devices (Headquarters)
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) provides microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and silicon-based solutions for customers in the communications and computer industries worldwide. AMD’s dedication to customer-centric innovation and competitive spirit is an unbroken thread running from their early days in the integrated circuit business, through an ever-broadening product portfolio that now includes microprocessors and computing solutions, memory products, and connectivity solutions.
Blue Coat provides network systems to optimize and secure information flow from business to customer anywhere in the world. Their Application Delivery Network (ADN) provides tools to help a company manage and secure their network information.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Headquarters)
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. develops and manufactures robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS) supplies. One example of their devices is known as the da Vinci® Surgical System, which offers surgeons superior visualization, enhanced dexterity, greater precision and ergonomic comfort for the optimal performance of MIS by minimizing incision size. This product has been able to provide surgery alternatives that provide a faster recovery time for the patients.
Semiconductor for Wired and Wireless Communications
Broadcom products are used by manufacturers of computing, networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products and mobile devices. Their products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment
Intuitive Surgical Operations
Intuitive Surgical Operations is a division of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. This office manages operations aspects of the manufacturing business which develops and manufactures robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS) supplies.
Infinera Corporation provides businesses with the opportunity to optimize their networks. Services provided assist a business in managing their networks in a cost-effective way.
Fujitsu Computer Systems (Headquarters)
Fujitsu offers consulting services and hardware and software to work with eBusiness platform technology, application development tools, storage management, quality of service monitoring, point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software, wireless/mobile devices, B2B transaction applications, ERP solutions, Life Sciences Solutions, Software-as-a-Service ERP solutions for Small to Midsize Manufacturers. Other services and products include Plasma TV display monitors, LCD projectors, car audio/video systems, air conditioners and heat pumps, R&D.
Spansion, Llc (U.S. Headquarters)
Flash Memory Development
Spansion™ technology enables, stores and protects digital content in the automotive, consumer electronics, networking and wireless markets. It is the largest company exclusively focused on Flash memory solutions. Spansion is solely focused on the integrated electronics market, in which Flash memory resides in the device.
Applied Signal Technology
Applied Signal Technology, Inc. provides advanced digital signal processing systems, products, and services in support of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). Many of their systems are operated over relatively slow communications links in order to provide better communications when being used during remote system operations.
Pathways Home Health and Hospice
Pathways Home Health and Hospice provides quality healthcare in a patient’s home. Services provided include private duty nursing, elder care, grief support and community education.
Trimble Navigation Limited(Corporate Headquarters)
Trimble assists in developing or improving work processes professionals such as engineering and construction, surveying, fleet and field services and others use. They use GPS, lasers and other technologies to improve application process and support productivity of the client’s product.
Kyphon researches and develops tools necessary for spine surgeries. Such devices include the KyphX® Xpander which allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgery in the spine area. Kyphon was founded in 1994 to develop and market a proprietary balloon technology for orthopedic applications restoring bone to its original shape.
Dionex Corp (Headquarters)
Research & Development Office
Dionex Corporation manufactures and sells laboratory and process analytical systems and related products. These tools service such things as chromatography and extraction systems for separating, isolating, and identifying the components of chemical mixtures. Dionex products support work in variety of fields including pharmaceutical, life science, biotechnology, power generation, and electronics industries and are used by many organizations including government agencies, research institutions, and universities.
Silicon Image (Headquarters)
Silicon Image offers high bandwidth semiconductors in the global PC/ display consumer electronics and storage areas based on its innovative digital interconnect technology. The strategy is to establish industry-standard, high-speed digital interfaces, building market momentum and leadership.
Cepheid develops, manufactures, and markets fully-integrated systems that perform genetic analysis, including DNA and RNA analysis, for the clinical genetic assessment, biothreat, and life sciences markets. These systems enable rapid, sophisticated genetic testing of organisms by automating otherwise complex manual laboratory procedures.
St. Jude Medical, Inc.
St. Jude Medical, Inc. develops technology and services to support medical professionals in helping patients with cardiac, neurological and chronic pain issues.