The CESSI presented the first data collected by the Centre and the Foundation OPSSI SMEs, on the current situation and prospects of SMEs Software and Computer Services . Export capacity, generating employment and investment commitment are factors in this sector identified in the ICT industry. During the seminar, held in the framework of the 5th Annual Conference of the SME Centre Foundation (POF), were present Vincent Donato, Director of the FOP, and Miguel A. Calello, President of the CESSI. According to Mario Sosa, Director of the Observatory, “SMEs in the sector are very young companies. 40 of them started their operations after 2002 and only 14 did so before 1991. However, it is a sector very early as it is observed that most of these companies are companies incorporated either anonymous or limited. The sector’s export capacity, his responsibility in the generation of employment and its commitment to investment, are key factors are the main role of SMEs in this industry. “Also noted that “remains the subject of the most worrying HR and secondly raising costs above the price that causes a decrease in the rate of return.” The research data collected by the OPSSI showed that: – 83.2 of SMEs investing in the sector. – 26.7 of SMEs are attached to the Law of Software and receive its benefits. – 32.4 increase in sales of SMEs. – 15.9 more for the occupation of human resources within SMEs. – 59 of SMEs export, and a large proportion of them did so regularly in countries around the world. Source: Communications and CESSI Mazzalan.