CSC Wins $33 Million Department of Veteran Affairs Contract
News Release -- December 15, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 15 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the company was awarded a task order under the General Services Administration’s Schedule 70 contract to provide software development services to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). The task order, which was awarded during CSC’s fiscal 2011 second quarter, has a one-year base period and four one-year options, bringing the estimated total value to $33 million.
Under the terms of the agreement, CSC, along with subcontractor Helpdesk Response, Inc. will provide information technology and software development services to the VA’s Financial Services Center (FSC). CSC will analyze, develop, test, implement and maintain the software for the center. The FSC offers a wide range of financial and accounting products and services to both the VA and other government agencies.
“CSC’s expertise and experience in software development will allow the Department of Veteran Affairs to reduce product development cycles, bring new applications online quickly and migrate smoothly to an optimized and cost-effective environment,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil and Health Services Group. “Helpdesk Response brings a 15-year working relationship with the VA and a proven track record with the Financial Services Center for software development that will ensure a successful implementation of our contract.”
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 October 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.