CSC Wins $200 Million Task Order to Provide Infrastructure Support Services to U.S. Agency for International Development
News Release -- November 04, 2009
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 4 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the company a task order to provide information technology (IT) infrastructure engineering support services. The task order, awarded to CSC during the company's fiscal 2010 second quarter that ended Oct. 2, 2009, has a one-year base period and four one-year options with an estimated five-year contract value of $200 million. This work falls under the U.S. General Services Administration's Millennia contract.
Under the terms of the task order, CSC will provide a full range of infrastructure services including planning, engineering and implementing IT solutions and providing support for the USAID network environment. CSC engineering activities will include network and voice engineering, system engineering, IT security engineering, desktop engineering and support for the telecommunications computer operation center. Additionally, CSC will provide support for IT infrastructure-related projects including strategic enterprise infrastructure planning design, technology modernization, mission moves and future projects. The USAID worldwide network supports 8,000 users in 90 locations around the world.
"We're proud to continue our long partnership and collaboration with USAID by leveraging our significant foreign affairs and infrastructure engineering expertise," said Aaron Fuller, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Group. "Our innovation and engineering excellence will help the USAID address the increasingly complex technical challenges of its global mission."
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. USAID is the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty and engaging in democratic reforms. For more information about USAID please visit their website at www.usaid.gov.
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 systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 3, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.