CSC announced today that it has been identified as a "Leader" in the Aug. 25, 2010, Forrester Research, Inc. report "The Forrester Wave(TM): North American Applications Outsourcing, Q3 2010." The report evaluated 12 applications outsourcing (AO) service providers across 38 criteria that included current offerings, strategies and market presence.
The report noted that "CSC exhibits a unique blend of conventional outsourcing strengths, manifested in solid performance in transition and knowledge transfer," and "CSC's overall client reference scores were solid, especially in the areas of flexibility and vertical industry capability."
"We believe that our Application Outsourcing clients value that CSC is knowledgeable in their industry; provides the full spectrum of consulting, technology and managed services; can be trusted to never let them down; and is investing in empowering their future," said Vivek Chopra, president of CSC's Application and Technology Services Group. "It is gratifying to see that independent research has given us the highest scores possible in relevant areas such as vertical industry capabilities, strategy for legacy modernization, flexibility, and, in particular, noted that 'Suppliers such as CSC ... are leading the way, pursuing test and development services in partnership with cloud testing suppliers...'"
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 95,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 2, 2010. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.