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54151 Computer Systems Design and Related Services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing expertise in the field of information technologies through one or more of the following activities: (1) writing, modifying, testing, and supporting software to meet the needs of a particular customer; (2) planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software, and communication technologies; (3) on-site management and operation of clients' computer systems and/or data processing facilities; and (4) other professional and technical computer related advice and services.

Illustrative Examples:

Computer facilities management services
Custom computer programming services
Computer hardware or software consulting services
Software installation services
Computer systems integration design services

Cross-References.

Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Selling computer hardware or software products from retail-like locations and providing supporting services, such as customized assembly of personal computers--are classified in Industry 44314, Electronics and Appliance Stores;
  • Merchant wholesaling computer hardware or software products and providing supporting services, such as customized assembly of personal computers--are classified in Industry 42343, Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and Software Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Software design, development, and publishing, or software publishing only--are classified in Industry 51121, Software Publishers; and
  • Providing computer data processing services at their own facility for others--are classified in Industry 51821, Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services.
54 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  5415   Computer Systems Design and Related Services
    541511     Custom Computer Programming Services
    541512     Computer Systems Design Services
    541513     Computer Facilities Management Services
    541519     Other Computer Related Services