Red Gate says that IT professionals at Microsoft and Walt Disney are among the 200,000 users of its software. The products help users to run, update and compare databases more efficiently. Based in Cambridge, Red Gate delivers its software from its website – users can download it and so avoid packaging and shipping costs. Founded by Neil Davidson and Simon Galbraith, the company increased sales by 135% a year from £787,000 in 2003 to £4.3m in 2005.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank16
CompanyRed Gate Software
ActivityDatabase software developer
LocationCambridge
Average 3 year sales growth134.84%
Latest sales £000s4,340
Staff31
Founded1999
Websitewww.red-gate.com

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