U.S government outsourcing, third-party services expenditures report debuts

DUBLIN, Ireland, 30 May 2008. Research and Markets has added "U.S. Federal Government Outsourcing & 3rd Party Services Expenditures, 2007-2012" to its offering. This report includes market intelligence on IT: Outsourcing & 3rd Party Services hardware expenditures for Federal Government. Outsourcing & 3rd Party Services consists of expenditures on services rendered by 3rd parties, including IT outsourcing companies.

May 30th, 2008

DUBLIN, Ireland, 30 May 2008.Research and Markets has added "U.S. Federal Government Outsourcing & 3rd Party Services Expenditures, 2007-2012" to its offering.

This report includes market intelligence on IT: Outsourcing & 3rd Party Services hardware expenditures for Federal Government. Outsourcing & 3rd Party Services consists of expenditures on services rendered by 3rd parties, including IT outsourcing companies.

These services include, but are not limited to, managed and hosted services (from a provider other than a telecom operator), application development and integration, and IT support/Help desk. The report defines government as all establishments of the federal government, state governments, and local governments, which include county, municipal, township, school district, and special district governments.

Three criteria are used to distinguish independent governmental organizations from each other: They must exist as an organized entity, possess a governmental character, such as having a high degree of responsibility to the public or the ability to levy taxes, and have substantial autonomy, including fiscal and administrative independence. Federal includes all civilian and defense agencies, departments, organizations, and offices of the U.S. federal government.

Forecasts are from 2007 through 2012 and include annual growth rates, as well as percentage of total market.

Sources: business expenditures, market demographics, and usage and adoption statistics built using multiple sources, including proprietary research.

These sources include, but are not limited to:

Secondary research
Government data and statistics (e.g., department of commerce, federal communication commission, bureau of labour statistics and U.S. census bureau)
Primary research
Vendor-based research
In-depth interviews with key decision-makers (where relevant)

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