Organizations that use their consulting services to sell their own hardware and software solutions should be submitted to the Sales and Service or Software subcategories.A computer consultant is any person, presumably an expert, upon whom other people rely for information and advice about computer-related products and/or services. Consulting services are typically offered by information technology, networking and security businesses so these types of organizations should be included in this subcategory. Any organization that primarily markets technology expertise should be listed here.
Organizations creating media specifically for display via the Internet should submit to Regional: North America: United States: Texas: Localities: H: Houston: Business and Economy: InternetOrganizations creating video, audio, and other media presentations for display on computers.
Commercial sites should be submitted under Business_and_Economy:Computers or Business_and_Economy:Internet.This category lists local computer and Internet organizations operated to benefit the public and not engaged in commercial enterprise. Such organizations include: computer user groups which are formed among people to associate with others of similar interest; non-profits devoted to local advocacy of a particular computer or Internet technology; and groups working to influence society or the government regarding computers and the Internet.
Companies which primarily provide computer supplies like ink and toner, printer paper, and storage media should be listed in Regional: North America: United States: Texas: Localities: H: Houston: Business and Economy: Shopping: Office Products.Organizations which provide computer hardware, boxed software, and operating systems, peripherals, and components should be listed here. Computer hardware is the physical part of a computer system: the machinery and equipment. Computer service encompasses both repair and maintenance. Repair is the process of restoring a computer to sound operating condition after a failure. Computer repair can involve the replacement of defective hardware or reconfiguration of operating systems and software. Computer maintenance is any procedure designed to keep the computer operating well over time. Wholesalers, retailers, distributors, rental agencies and buyers of computer equipment and software should be listed here.
Please note that Web Designers and other Internet-specific software development entities should submit a listing under an appropriate regional Internet category.Computer software is the programs, routines, and symbolic languages that control the functioning of computer systems. Software includes machine language compilers, operating systems, applications, databases, and simple program macros and functions. Organizations offering database development and application development and/or custom programming are included in this category.