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IT list: SAS among best places to work

Posted June 21, 2010 3:44 p.m. EDT

— SAS, the world’s largest privately held software company that is based in Cary, ranks sixth in the latest “Best Places to Work in IT 2010” from Computerworld.

Computerworld "Best Places" list

SAS is recognized worldwide year in and year out for its benefits and low employee turnover.

Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) came in 95th. The world’s top Linux software developer and services provider is based in Raleigh.

USAA ranked first followed by Booz Allen Hamilton, JM Family, General Mills and the University of Pennsylvania.

Some 38,000 IT workers participated in the survey.

Other Southeast firms that cranked the top 100 include:

• 2 Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
• 3 JM Family Enterprises Inc.
6 SAS Institute Inc.
• 13 H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Inc.
• 23 Marriott International Inc.
• 24 University of Miami
• 26 The Mitre Corp.
• 29 Palmetto Health
• 31 Discovery Communications Inc.
• 33 Southern Co.
• 40 Altria Group Inc.
• 42 HCA Inc.
• 54 Raymond James Financial Inc.
• 60 Publix Super Markets Inc.
• 66 The George Washington University
• 71 FedEx Corp.
• 75 Aflac Inc.
• 78 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
• 86 Eastman Chemical Co.
• 88 Black Hills Corp.
• 93 United States Postal Service
• 95 Red Hat Inc.
• 100 SRA International Inc.