CSC Positioned in ‘Leaders’ Quadrant of Leading Industry Analyst Firm’s North America Communications and Outsourcing Professional Services Report
News Release -- July 13, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 13 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has been positioned in the “leaders” quadrant of the Gartner report, Magic Quadrant for Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services (COPS), North America. The report published on June 30, 2010, reviewed 16 vendors of information technology (IT) services for business communications systems in North America.
According to Gartner, “The market for businesses sourcing the ongoing operation and support of connectivity and communications systems to third-party vendors continues to gain significant traction among businesses of all sizes.” They later write, “While the cost benefits related to outsourcing are a significant driver in the market, there are new market force trends emerging in forthcoming COPS deals. Among the most significant trends seen are business' requirements to bring robust, integrated unified communications (UC) portfolios to the table for consideration once the consolidation and optimization phases are completed.”
"CSC provides a unique and independent approach for communication solutions for the world's largest and most successful enterprises,” said Russ Owen, president of CSC’s Managed Services Sector. “Our focus on implementing long-term strategies and integrating innovative technologies is allowing our customers to meet their unique requirements and focus on the priorities that drive their business success. We believe CSC's placement in the leaders quadrant demonstrates we deliver advanced, secure and sustainable communication solutions available today."
The report was authored by Eric Goodness and covers communications outsourcing and professional services in North America.
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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 website at www.csc.com.