CSC and Qnamic AG Announce Strategic Alliance and Resource Management Solution for Rail Transport
News Release -- February 16, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va. and URDORF/ HÄGENDORF, Switzerland, Feb. 16 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced a global strategic alliance with Qnamic AG, a leading supplier of software solutions for the rail industry. This strategic alliance will bring benefit to rail enterprises in Switzerland and throughout the world with CSC's deep industry expertise, global consulting and systems integration capabilities, coupled with Qnamic’s innovative RailOpt software suite.
RailOpt creates an intelligent Resource Planning and Management solution that integrates complex and disparate rail management systems into a single consolidated view for planning and resource deployment.
“The privatization of the rail market, the changing business conditions and the demand for integrated end-to-end logistics solutions has required rail enterprises to seek new solutions for their business needs,” said Mary Jo Morris, president, CSC’s Technology and Consumer Group. “The partnership, which combines CSC’s global consulting and system integration capabilities with future oriented technology products such as RailOpt from Qnamic AG, uniquely positions us to address these needs.”
Dirk Pfeiffer, CEO of Qnamic AG, welcomed the partnership, “With CSC as a global partner we will be better positioned to provide RailOpt to the global marketplace. We look forward to supporting the rail industry together and offering other customers in the transport sector the capability to improve efficiency, quality, and cost effectiveness with greatly enhanced transparency.”
Qnamic AG was founded in Switzerland in 2003 and has become a leading supplier of software solutions to the Rail industry. RailOpt is the only software solution available today which provides planning and optimization for the simultaneous deployment of rail and human resources throughout the value chain. The benefits and acceptance of RailOpt have been proven by experience in the operations of European Rail enterprises such as the BLS AG (Switzerland), Südostbahn AG (Switzerland), SJ (Sweden), CFL (Luxembourg) and the Service Provider MEV AG (Switzerland).
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. Headquartered in Falls Church, VA., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended January 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web Site at www.csc.com.