|Successor||Dell Services, NTT Data Services|
|Founded||June 1, 1988|
|Defunct||September 21, 2009|
| Ross Perot, Jr., chairman|
James A. Champy, chairman
Peter Altabef, chief executive officer
Russell Freeman, chief operating officer
|Services||Application development, systems integration, information technology consulting|
|Revenue||US$2.8 billion (2010)|
Number of employees
|Website||perotsystems.com at the Wayback Machine (archived 2008-06-10)|
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