Dell is the area's largest tech employer. "Michael Dell's name is synonymous with the growth of the technology economy in our region," said Angelou.
But Dell may lose that status in time.
For instance, one company that has increased its presence in the area is Apple, which broke groundon a one million square foot facility in Austin in late 2012.
Angelou said that AppleApple already employs about 4,000 in the area and plans to add another 3,600. That number is sure to grow beyond that. "I suspect Apple in the next decade will be by far the largest employer in Austin," he said. Alles zu Apple auf CIO.de
Other tech companies with a strong presence in Austin include IBM, Applied Materials, and Freescale Semiconductor.