CSC Wins Two Task Orders to Provide Department of Transportation Volpe Center Support
News Release -- May 16, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 16 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration has awarded the company two task orders to provide information technology (IT) support service to the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. The task orders, awarded to CSC during the company's fourth quarter fiscal year 2011, fall under the Volpe Transportation Information Project Support Services (V-TRIPS) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract (IDIQ) and have a 52-month period of performance with an estimated contract value of $48 million.
Under the terms of the task orders, CSC will continue to provide information technology, software development and testing support for the Volpe Center's highway safety and environmental initiatives in support of the Safety Management Systems and the Environmental and Energy Systems Centers of Innovation. The work involves delivering automation software and applications that range from enhanced surface safety monitoring to advanced weather modeling.
“To provide the most innovative support to the Volpe Centers of Innovation, we will leverage CSC’s global capabilities to provide leading edge solutions in areas including cloud computing, open source and climate change to continue the Volpe Center’s legacy of excellence as the National Transportation laboratory,” said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector. “The award of these task orders is a testament to the Department of Transportation’s confidence in our ability to deliver strategic management of transportation issues nationwide.” CSC began work on May 1, 2011.
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 (2011). Headquartered in Falls Church, VA., CSC has approximately 93,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.