CSC Announces $212 Million Expansion of IT Services Contract With United Technologies Corporation; CSC to Support UTC's European Operations Under Broadened Agreement.Computer Sciences Corporation today announced that United Technologies Corporation has expanded the scope of its information technology (IT) outsourcing agreement with CSC to include provision of services to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, Temps Universel Coordonné) The international time standard (formerly Greenwich Mean Time, or GMT). Zero hours UTC is midnight in Greenwich, England, which is located at 0 degrees longitude. operations in France, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK.
The expanded scope adds $212 million in value to the contract, which runs through December 2014, bringing the total contract value to more than $4.2 billion over 15 years. CSC first began supporting UTC in May 1999 when the company signed a 10-year outsourcing agreement with Pratt & Whitney, a UTC subsidiary.
Under the expanded agreement, CSC will provide infrastructure support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services , including mainframe, mid-range, desktop, local area network and help desk support, to 6,800 desktops and 620 servers at more than 460 of UTC's European sites.
UTC companies served by CSC include Carrier, Otis Elevator, Sikorsky, Power Systems, Hamilton Sundstrand Hamilton Sundstrand, is a global corporation that manufactuers and supports aerospace and industrial products for worldwide markets. It was formed from the merger of Hamilton Standard and Sundstrand Corporation in 1999. , Pratt & Whitney Canada and Pratt & Whitney.
"CSC is pleased with this latest expansion of our relationship with UTC," said CSC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Van B. Honeycutt. "The agreement further evidences CSC's ability to leverage its considerable experience to produce operational and financial results for such large, multinational clients as UTC."
"UTC's IT strategy includes outsourcing of support and standardization of IT infrastructure that together enable our businesses to focus on rapidly developing and deploying critical business applications globally," said John Doucette, UTC vice president and chief information officer. "CSC's ability to support our strategy around the world is evidenced by this latest expansion of our relationship to Europe."
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With more than 92,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing Business process outsourcing (BPO) is the contracting of a specific business task, such as payroll, to a third-party service provider. Usually, BPO is implemented as a cost-saving measure for tasks that a company requires but does not depend upon to maintain its position in ; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in El Segundo El Segundo (ĕl sēgŭn`dō), industrial city (1990 pop. 15,223), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1917. Its products include navigation and computer systems, aircraft parts, office machines, telephone apparatus, and , Calif., CSC reported revenue of $13 billion for the 12 months ended Oct. 3, 2003. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.csc.com/ .
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