Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Computer Sciences Wins $9 Million Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) said that United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating) has awarded the company a three-year managed information technology services contract with an estimated value of $9 million

Under the award, CSC will provide a consolidated service center, and desktop and application services for the ULA enterprise. The agreement supports ULA's work in engineering, manufacturing and launching rockets for the U.S. government and commercial organizations.

The contract was awarded to CSC during the company's first quarter fiscal 2010.

CSC's relationship with ULA, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, began in December 2006. CSC currently provides personnel support for ULA's help desk, desktop, server, network and application organizations.

Under the terms of the new contract, CSC will provide all ULA users with tier one and tier two services for ULA's desktop hardware and software applications.

ULA will be provided with modern service center tools and procedures designed to enhance its ability to support users at its engineering, manufacturing and launch operations facilities located throughout the United States. Services will be provided from CSC's service center in Dallas, Texas.

Falls Church, Virginia-based Computer Sciences' capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting.

The company has around 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.74 billion for the 12 months ended April 3.

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