New Mexico's information technology sector continues to grow and prosper through the success of private, small-scale entrepreneurial businesses, larger companies such as Intel and Northrup Grumman, and government entities including the military and law force division. Activities in this sector are focused on software development, computer technology, internet and web-based services, and telecommunications products and services. The strength's of Albuquerque's IT sector include:
It's no surprise that many IT companies want to move or establish themselves here. Given the many financial incentives, well-established communications network, efficient transportation system, highly skilled workforce, and inviting and diverse communities, it's no wonder that this field is rapidly expanding. The Metro New Mexico area is on its way to becoming a world-center for inovation in the IT arena.
In April 2010, New Mexico Business Weekly honored 28 individuals who are making their mark in the technology sector. Many of these indivudals may very well become a part of Metro New Mexico's influential technology field.