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EDS signs USD245m agreement with California Department of Corrections.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-24 April 2009-EDS signs USD245m agreement with California Department of Corrections(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

EDS, an HP (NYSE: HPQ) company that provides technology services, revealed yesterday (23 April) that it has signed an agreement with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to automate manual business processes.

The contract has a term of four and a half years and is valued at USD245m. The aim is to improve productivity and accuracy, besides improving staff, public and offender safety.

EDS will provide system integration and application modernisation services to help increase availability of accurate and complete information, enabling employees to easily monitor the effectiveness of department programmes. In addition EDS will create and manage the image capture, database, information storage and server environment where offender information will be held.

The work will streamline dozens of databases, record keeping processes and systems with a single integrated solution, EDS said.

HP will provide servers, scanners and printers as part of the agreement, while EDS Agility Alliance partners will provide other tools, technologies and resources to EDS in support of the agency, including network hardware, storage and image capture support, database tools and servers. Marquis Software Company will provide the latest version of its electronic Offender Management Information System (eOMIS).

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Title Annotation:Electronic Data Systems Corp. contract with California Department of Corrections
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Date:Apr 24, 2009
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