IHS Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware. It is engaged in the provision of source of information in areas including energy and power; design and supply chain, defense, risk and security, environment, health and safety. The Company provides customer solutions by integrating its information with proprietary and decision-support technology on scalable platforms. Its product development teams have also created proprietary web services and application interfaces that enhance access to its information. These services allow its customers to integrate the information with other data, business processes and applications such as computer-aided design, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, and product data/lifecycle management. The Company converts raw data into information through a series of transformational steps that reduce the uncertainty that is inherent in unrefined data. Its sales teams are organized to support three geographic segments, which are Americas, EMEA and APAC. The Company's marketing teams are organized at the corporate, regional, and product levels. Its corporate team provides marketing infrastructure and tools to support increasing scale, drives alignment of its messaging strategy and value story across the business and strategizes on new ways to reach customers through emerging social and online marketing vehicles. The Company sells its offerings through subscriptions. The Company competes with offerings from Drilling Info Inc., TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, Wood Mackenzie Ltd., and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.