We’ve been watching the software development industry for 10 years now. We’ve seen a lot of companies come and go, except for a few that have yet to not make a list. To illustrate how often a company, project, person or entity caught our eye, we compiled a list of the multi-all-stars, and those who had only one year of brilliance (so far).

10-Time All-Stars
CollabNet
ComponentOne
IBM
Microsoft
Oracle
Software FX

9-Time All-Stars
/n Software
Dundas Data Visualization
Eclipse Foundation
Infragistics
Perforce
Seapine
Serena

8-Time All-Stars
Apache Software Foundation
Intel
Klocwork
Sun Microsystems
Sybase
TIBCO

7-Time All-Stars
Altova
Apple
Embarcadero
Google
MKS
Parasoft
Subversion
Syncfusion
VMware
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6-Time All-Stars
Electric Cloud
Free Software Foundation
HP
InterSystems
MySQL AB MySQL
Progress
Quest
Salesforce.com
Telerik

5-Time All-Stars
ActiveState
Adobe Systems
BEA Systems
Black Duck
ComponentArt
Compuware
DevExpress
Green Hills
Magic Software
Rally
Ruby on Rails
TechExcel
Wind River
W3C
WSO2

4-Time All-Stars
AccuRev
Amazon
Amyuni
Aspose
Borland
Coverity
DataDirect Technologies
Fortify
Git
iTKO
JBoss Group
Linux Foundation
Macromedia
Mercury Software
Novell
Red Hat/JBoss
SafeNet
Sparx Systems
Telelogic
UrbanCode
VersionOne
webMethods

3-Time All-Stars
Android Project
Atlassian
AutomatedQA
Cloudera
Data Dynamics
Engine Yard
Fiorano Software
Gizmox
GrapeCity
Hadoop Project
Hudson/Jenkins
I-Logix
JackBe
Java Community Process
JetBrains
JRuby
LogicLibrary
LogiXML
Mindreef
MuleSoft
Object Management Group
OSGi
PalmSource
Popkin Software
PostgreSQL
PreEmptive Solutions
QNX Software
Rational/IBM Rational
Scala
ScaleOut
Segue Software
Selenium
Sleepycat
SpringSource
Trolltech
Xceed
VA Software
Visual Numerics
Wily Technology