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By | Kable 14th December 2010 13:15

DfT spends £196m with IBM

The five percenters

IBM took five per cent of the money spent by the Department for Transport with its 100 biggest suppliers in 2009-10.

Figures released by the department in response to a Freedom of Information request from Kable show that the technology company came second on its supplier list after construction firm Balfour Beatty. Genesys Telecommunications came 10th with £85.4m worth of spending.

The data shows that the DfT spent a total of £3.4bn with its top 100 suppliers in 2009-10.

Other IT vendors appearing on the list for the year include Atos Origin, which received £68.2m; Siemens (£36.5m); Telent Technology Services (£15.6m); Serco (£11.9m); and BT (£11.3m).

The department also lists £10.7m of spending with Oracle; £9.9m with Computacenter; and £6.9m with Capita.

This article was originally published at Kable.

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