AUSTIN (AP)TEKsystems Global Services plans to open an information technology center in North Texas and bring along 500 job opportunities.

Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced the project for the city of Irving. Perry says the state will provide $1.1 million to TEKsystems through the Texas Enterprise Fund.

TEKsystems Global Services provides services in software development and maintenance, quality assurance and testing.

TEKsystems is a subsidiary of the Allegis Group.

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