AT&T and CSC have formed an alliance designed to develop next-generation technology solutions for enterprises.
Falls Church, Va.-based CSC will combine its cloud services, specialized consulting and applications expertise with AT&Ts highly secure network and cloud infrastructure platform with the goal of helping businesses around the globe move more quickly to the cloud. CSC will deliver its BizCloud and other cloud services through AT&Ts global cloud infrastructure platform and networks.
This agreement advances our cloud market leadership position by layering our leading cloud platform on AT&Ts worldwide network and infrastructure architecture, capitalizing on quickly evolving technology solutions and enabling AT&T and its clients to modernize their applications to take advantage of these solutions,” said CSC President and CEO Mike Lawrie. Additionally, this agreement enhances our ability to compete globally with AT&Ts expertise and scale to better meet customer demand.”
This agreement gives companies a new path to innovation,” said Andy Geisse, CEO, AT&T Business Solutions. By harnessing AT&Ts global network and cloud infrastructure platform and CSCs consulting and applications expertise, companies can now manage their operations better and create new ways of transforming the experience they deliver to their customers.”
The agreement also calls for CSC to provide application expertise to AT&T and its customers. Working with AT&T, CSC says it will enhance and migrate applications to enable AT&Ts customers to benefit from a secure cloud environment.
AT&T will assume management of CSCs internal network and its managed network services portfolio with commercial clients, providing CSC and its clients with network capability and enabling development of next-generation network service offerings. With AT&Ts network at the edge of CSCs data centers, the companies plan to deploy cloud solutions quickly for their customers. The deal runs until 2020, with an option to extend it.
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