CSC Wins Food and Drug Administration Task Order
News Release -- January 31, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 31 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded the company a task order to provide support services for the agency’s scientific computing community. The task order, which has a one-year base period and two one-year options, falls under the Information and Computing Technologies for the 21st Century contract vehicle originally awarded in 2008.
Under the terms of the task order, CSC will provide scientific computing services to meet the special requirements of the FDA. These services include desktop, server and workstation support for the FDA’s science and research community.
“By applying our world-class experience and capabilities, CSC will help the FDA’s science and research community better address the scientific and technical challenges it faces,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil and Health Services Group. “We provide expertise in scientific data archiving, data dissemination, information security, high performance computing, enterprise architecture and IT optimization that bridges IT and science to best meet the FDA’s needs.”
FDA joins other federal agencies like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration that turn to CSC to deliver support services to important science mission areas.
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.