The CloudScan 2.0 Company XML creation article guides you every step of the way on how to create the Company XML and how to calculate the number of companies.
Screenshot1: Snapshot from Cloudscan 2.0 application that shows how to fetch the Cloudscan company XML.
6. Open the Company XML in a text editor.
7. Count the number of unique company names from the Company XML (highlighted below)
Screenshot2: Snapshot from Company XML file pointing to unique company names