02 Oct IT Outsourcing: Many Mergers Ahead
Xerox’s bid for IT and business process service provider Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) comes on the heels of Dell’s announcement that it will purchase Perot Systems. Outsourcing industry analysts predict even more consolidation in the IT services market as other tech equipment makers and telecom network providers eye IT outsourcing vendors’ recurring revenue streams.
Xerox’s $6.4 billion bid for business process outsourcer Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) is the second merger announced between an enterprise hardware maker and a technology services provider in a week. Just seven days earlier, Dell went public with its plans to purchase Perot Systems.
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