Electronic Data Systems (EDS) has strong growth prospects, both domestically and internationally. The company's global presence helps insulate it against domestic business shocks, and additionally should help EDS thrive and continue to grow as technological services are increasingly outsourced to developing countries.
EDS has been expanding its offices in international locations. In 2006, as part of the Best Shore program, EDS than doubled the number of its employees in lower-cost international areas, such as India, Latin America, and China. The company maintains quality controls in its international offices, and is thus able to cut operating costs while maintaining quality services for clients.