CSC Announces Trusted Cloud Roadmap and Go-to-Market Strategy
News Release -- June 14, 2010
Features the CSC ‘Business First’ Approach
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 14 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced a solutions roadmap and go-to-market strategy for its Trusted Cloud Services. Highlights of the roadmap include CloudLab, a virtual development and testing environment, CloudExchange, a mail and collaboration solution, and CSC Gateway, an e-commerce Web store and portal which simplifies online purchasing and provides self-managed administration and reporting for cloud and hosting clients. CSC has also unveiled seven new cloud-enabled data centers located in the U.S., U.K., Luxembourg and Australia.
The roadmap details service options for mail, collaboration, security and virtual development and testing as software, platform and infrastructure as-a-service. The go-to-market strategy is focused on ensuring customer success and providing an easy way for companies to do business with CSC. CSC’s Trusted Cloud solutions deliver a unique customer experience that includes CSC’s trademark security and compliance assurance, customer-centric service level agreements (SLAs) and the requisite integrity, accountability and innovation.
The foundation of the go-to-market strategy is the CSC Business First Approach which evaluates enterprise business processes and identifies the ideal workloads that will generate the greatest ROI from cloud services.
“The Trusted Cloud Services roadmap and Business First Approach enables CSC to help transform existing business processes and enable innovation with unprecedented levels of speed and business impact. Because of CSC’s heritage, we are the only partner able to provide a lifecycle of services to enable any size enterprise to achieve the financial benefits of cloud solutions,” said Siki Giunta, vice president of cloud computing and software services, CSC.
In addition to CloudLab and CloudExchange, more solutions are planned for the summer including a virtual desktop, a security solution for mail and web and other software and platform as-a-service solutions.
Together the roadmap and go-to-market approach reflect how CSC plans to provide essential capabilities for organizations looking for ways to quickly respond to changing business requirements while optimizing resources and increasing effectiveness.
“Enterprises need the scale, expertise and understanding of business process transformation to help their businesses make the most of their cloud strategy,” said IDC Senior Vice President & Chief Analyst Frank Gens. “CSC has made investments to offer differentiated cloud services. The announcement of the Trusted Cloud Services roadmap, new products and Business First Approach, helps demonstrate CSC's commitment to playing a prominent role in the cloud services business, as well as helping enterprises understand what should be in their cloud strategy.”
To view a video perspective from Siki Giunta, vice president of CSC’s cloud computing and software services, around the importance of this announcement, please visit www.csc.com/cloudroadmap.
For more information about CSC’s cloud services, please visit www.csc.com/cloud.
For insights, resources and community interaction on cloud topics, visit www.trustedcloudservices.com.
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 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.