CSC signs IT framework agreement with United Utilities in UK

March 30, 2009
CSC has signed a new IT framework agreement with United Utilities, the largest operator of water and wastewater assets in the UK. The agreement has a base period of three years and two one-year options. Under the terms of the framework, CSC has the opportunity to pursue contracts supporting United Utilities' IS Capital Programme 2008-2013. The contracts cover three service categories - infrastructure services, system integration and support for systems deployed...

FALLS CHURCH, VA, Mar. 23, 2009 -- CSC announced today that it has signed a new information technology (IT) framework agreement with United Utilities, the largest operator of water and wastewater assets in the UK, serving approximately one in four people. The agreement has a base period of three years and two one-year options.

Under the terms of the framework, CSC has the opportunity to pursue contracts supporting United Utilities' IS Capital Programme 2008-2013. The contracts cover three service categories - infrastructure services, system integration and support for systems deployed.

"United Utilities is delighted to have included CSC as an IT framework partner," said Martin Bradbury, chief information officer, United Utilities Group PLC. "This relationship affords United Utilities the opportunity to work with a global IT provider with an established North West capability and presence."

"We are very pleased to sign this agreement with United Utilities and have the opportunity to assist them in delivering this critical IT program," said Nick Wilson, president of CSC's Northern European operations. "CSC's utilities industry expertise and experience developing innovative solutions for companies that provide the UK's essential services position us well for this role. Working with United Utilities also reinforces CSC's commitment to Britain's Energy Coast Masterplan and creating jobs in the Cumbria area."

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United Utilities is a FTSE-100 company and the largest listed water company in the UK. Its headquarters are in NW England where it looks after the water and wastewater needs of seven million customers, as well as providing major environmental and infrastructure investment for the region.

CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector.

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