CSC Named Company of the Year by Everything Channel
News Release -- June 09, 2010
Ranks Sixth on VAR500
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 9 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it has been recognized by Everything Channel as the 2010 Company of the Year and ranked sixth on the prestigious VAR500 – a list of the largest solution providers in the North American IT reseller channel. With annual revenue of $16.1 billion, CSC ranks in the top 10 amongst 500 solution providers with revenues of $26.8 million to $57.3 billion.
CSC was recognized as Company of the Year based on its growth and focus on presenting and implementing tailored solutions to customers. “The VAR 500 is the who’s who of the solution provider community. Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Symantec among others are highly reliant on the VAR 500 to sell their products to businesses and collectively this audience generated more than $500B in sales in 2009. Even more importantly they solve customers’ biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services. In companies large and small, the VAR 500 are considered integration experts, trusted business advisors and invaluable partners. We are honored to compile this list and represent this audience,” said Kelley Damore, VP, editorial director, Everything Channel.
The VAR500 ranks solution providers, system integrators, IT consultants and services companies in North America by gross worldwide revenue. The 2010 VAR500 companies generated $500 billion in revenue in 2009 – a figure that encompasses solution providers, traditional resellers and vendor services arms.
Companies included in this year’s VAR500 were honored June 8 at an awards gala in New York City. The event follows the VAR500 Executive Conference, which includes networking and educational sessions for industry leaders, vendors and solution providers. The complete listing of the VAR500 is published in print and online at http://www.crn.com.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & 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 94,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.1 billion for the 12 months ended April 2, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.
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