|[August 06, 2013]
CSC and AT&T Sign Agreement for Global Strategic Alliance
DALLAS & FALLS CHURCH, Va. --(Business Wire)--
have signed an agreement for a global strategic alliance to develop
next-generation technology solutions for enterprise businesses.
Under the agreement, the two companies plan to develop and offer cloud
solutions for businesses globally. The companies are combining CSC's (News - Alert) cloud
services, specialized consulting and applications expertise with AT&T's (News - Alert)
highly-secure network and cloud infrastructure platform to help global
businesses move more quickly to the cloud. CSC, a recognized leader in
enterprise cloud computing, will deliver its BizCloud
and other cloud services through AT&T's global cloud infrastructure
platform and networks.
"This agreement advances our cloud market leadership position by
layering our leading cloud platform on to AT&T's worldwide network and
infrastructure architecture, capitalizing on quickly evolving technology
solutions and enabling AT&T and its clients to modernize their
applications to take advantage of these solutions," said CSC President
and CEO Mike Lawrie.
"Additionally, this agreement enhances our ability to compete globally
with AT&T's expertise and scale to better meet customer demands."
"This agreement gives companies a new path to innovation," said Andy
Geisse, CEO, AT&T Business Solutions. "By harnessing AT&T's global
network and cloud infrastructure platform and CSC's consulting and
applications expertise, companies can now manage their operations better
and create new ways of transforming the experience they deliver to their
As part of the agreement, CSC will provide application
expertise to AT&T and its customers. Working with AT&T, CSC will enhance
and migrate applications to enable AT&T's customers to benefit from a
secure cloud environment.
In addition, AT&T will assume management of CSC's internal network and
its managed network services
portfolio with commercial clients, providing CSC and its clients with a
global highly-secure network capability and enabling development of
next-generation network service offerings. With AT&T's network at the
edge of CSC's data centers, the companies will be able to deploy cloud
solutions quickly for their customers.
The agreement will remain in place until 2020, with the option to extend.
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is a global leader of next generation information technology (IT)
services and solutions. The Company's mission is to enable superior
returns on our client's technology investments through best-in-class
industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC
has approximately 87,000 employees and reported revenue of $13.8 billion
for the 12 months ended June 28, 2013.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one
of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and
affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T
services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array
of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T
is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and
cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the
best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most
wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced
TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T ¦DIRECTV
brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services
is one of the most advanced in the world.
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