FALLS CHURCH, Va. and HOPKINTON, Mass. - June 04, 2008 -
CSC (NYSE: CSC) and EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced that they intend to collaborate on delivering new offerings around large-scale information infrastructures and next-generation data center operations to help their joint customers get more value for their business information. The two companies aim to combine systems engineering, design and client solution-development expertise to manage global, information-based IT infrastructures that lower clients’ total operating costs while increasing availability, scalability and security of their data center systems. The focus of the collaboration will be on developing new IT solutions and services that address key areas of information management including the automation of data center operations, information protection, virtualization and compliance.
"EMC and CSC share the same vision for delivering innovative solutions and services to help customers gain more efficiencies by effectively managing their information infrastructures,” said Frank Hauck, EMC Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Customer Quality. “Collaborating with CSC, a market leader in networked-based IT infrastructures, will enable more of our joint enterprise customers around the world to take advantage of EMC technology to store, protect and secure their information, implement a cost effective information lifecycle management strategy and simplify and automate critical resource management tasks such as monitoring, reporting and provisioning.”
"EMC is the leader in information infrastructure solutions, and this collaboration will enable CSC to increase our solutions and capabilities for existing clients as well as key vertical and public sector markets identified within CSC’s Project Accelerate growth strategy,” said David Booth, president, CSC Global Sales and Marketing. “EMC's products, engineering expertise and commitment to research and development are best-of-breed and a great complement to our clients’ needs. CSC believes that by working together we can leverage EMC's deep information infrastructure domain expertise to continue to enhance CSC’s information technology environments as well as the needs of our clients who we serve around the world.”
As part of this collaboration, CSC and EMC intend to co-locate systems engineering and operations expertise to design information infrastructure frameworks and collaborate on next-generation information management solutions.
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