CSC to Outsource IT for 11 BAE Businesses on Potential $800M Deal

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has signed an agreement with BAE Systems worth up to $160 million per year for five years to provide information technology outsourcing services.

The agreement replaces an existing arrangement set to expire April 2012 and calls for CSC to provide end user computing and mainframe services, networking and storage support and application maintenance.

“As the defense industry continues to evolve, CSC’s expertise and support in delivering highly competitive, value for money services across our business in support of our strategic and operational objectives will be invaluable, ” Dean McCumiskey, BAE Systems global chief information officer, said of the recent agreement.

CSC’s IT services will span 11 BAE Systems businesses, located in the U.K., Sweden and Saudi Arabia. The companies’ relationship began in 1994 with the signing if a 10-year IT outsourcing contract in the U.K.

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