The sector of Information Technology involves the use of computer and other physical devices, storage and networks to create, store, share and protect all electronic data. It already exceeds the traditional IT hardware and software solutions and is increasingly including cyber-security and cloud-based solutions.
The first information storage devices were clay tablets and stone slabs. While we do not need chisels to collect data (although sometimes we may think that taking a hammer to our computer may solve some problems), federal and state agencies, and businesses still write contracts for information handling, storage, and security—Information Technology. The term is commonly used as a synonym for computers and computer networks, but it also encompasses other information distribution technologies such as television and telephones. Whether you produce computer hardware, software, semiconductors, or install telecommunications and internet systems, governments at all levels as well as private businesses are looking for your expertise in: