Reader Rankings – Technology

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Home to Eastman Kodak Co., Bausch & Lomb Inc. and Xerox Corp., Rochester is widely known for its technological past, but that innovative know-how remains today. Rochester was ranked 13th out of 20 cities on Business Insider’s list of the 20 Most Innovative Cities with an average of 1,198 patents a year. The city also made Forbes’ list of Most Innovative Cities and was fifth in the nation for most patents issued per capita. Today the city’s technology assets are in key areas such as optics and imaging, web design, software development, and Information Technology. With organizations like High Tech Rochester Inc. moving downtown to help bolster the startup ecosystem in the area, technology continues to drive Rochester forward.

Best Internet Service Provider 1 Greenlight
2 Spectrum
3 Frontier
Best IT Outsourcing Firm 1 Just Solutions Inc.
2 Innovative Solutions Ltd.
3 Capstone Information Technologies Inc.
Best Web Design Firm 1 Innovative Solutions Ltd.
2 Dixon Schwabl Inc.
3 Envative
Best Optics and Imaging Firms 1 Bausch & Lomb Inc.
2 Pictometry International Corp.
3 Eastman Kodak Co.
Best Software Developers 1 Mindex Technologies Inc.
2 Innovative Solutions Ltd.
3 Entre Computer Services Inc.