In information technology, IT consulting as a discipline of activity largely focuses on advise on how to make information technology systems more efficient in reaching their business goals. It includes deployment of new technologies, development of new ones and designing and maintaining the technology used by an organization. IT Consultants helps business owners to integrate Information Technology and its allied fields such as computer science, software, networking, security and database management. There are a number of consultant firms that offer IT consulting services. Some of these companies are Microsoft Certified Systems’ Consultant (MCS) who have been around since 1990, Compiere, a French company that has been providing IT consultation since 1987 and Cisco Technology, the second largest Information Technology provider in the world.