Class 8313 - Information technology (IT) consulting and support services of Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 2.1 includes these subclasses:

83131 IT consulting services

This subclass includes:

  • providing advice or expert opinion on technical matters related to the use of information technology, such as:
    • advice on matters such as hardware and software requirements and procurement
    • systems integration
    • systems security
    • provision of expert testimony on IT related issues

This subclass does not include:

83132 IT support services

This subclass includes:

  • provision of technical expertise to solve problems for the client in using software, hardware, or an entire computer system, such as:
    • provision of customer support in using or troubleshooting the software
    • upgrade services and the provision of patches and updates
    • provision of customer support in using or troubleshooting the computer hardware, including testing and cleaning on a routine basis and repair of IT equipment
    • technical assistance in moving a client's computer system to a new location
    • provision of customer support in using or troubleshooting the computer hardware and software in combination
  • provision of technical expertise to solve specialized problems for the client in using a computer system, such as:
    • auditing or assessing computer operations without providing advice or other follow-up action including auditing, assessing and documenting a server, network or process for components, capabilities, performance, or security
    • data recovery services, i.e. retrieving a client's data from a damaged or unstable hard drive or other storage medium, or providing standby computer equipment and duplicate software in a separate location to enable a client to relocate regular staff to resume and maintain routine computerized operations in event of a disaster such as a fire or flood
  • other IT technical support services n.e.c.

Product of: #isic6202 - Computer consultancy and computer facilities management activities
Coding hashtag: #cpc8313


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This class in the classification of its order

The (ontological) order of #cpc8313 - Information technology (IT) consulting and support services is the Techno Order.