Perot Systems Corporation provides information technology services and business solutions worldwide. It offers infrastructure, applications, business process, and consulting services. The company`s infrastructure services include data center and systems management; Web hosting and Internet access; desktop solutions; messaging services; program management; hardware maintenance and monitoring; and network management services, including VPN, service desk capabilities, physical security, network security, risk management, and virtualization. Its applications services comprise application development and maintenance, including the development and maintenance of custom and packaged application software for customers; application systems migration and testing comprising the migration of applications from legacy environments to current technologies, as well as performing quality assurance functions on custom applications; and other applications services, such as application assessment and evaluation, hardware and architecture consulting, systems integration, and Web-based services. Perot Systems Corporation`s business process services include product engineering, claims processing, life insurance policy administration, call center management, payment and settlement management, security, and services to improve the collection of receivables, as well as engineering support and other technical and administrative services. Its consulting services comprise strategy consulting, enterprise consulting, technology consulting, and research. The company serves banking, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications, travel, and energy, as well as government customers in defense and other governmental agencies. It has a strategic alliance agreement with Dell Inc. to provide integrated IT solutions. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.