CSC Buys Big Data Analytics Firm 42Six; Sashi Reddi Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired a Maryland-based software developer that focuses on big data processing, analytics and advanced applications support for defense and intelligence customers.

CSC did not disclose terms of its acquisition of 42Six Solutions in a release.

“Data services and analytics capabilities are rapidly becoming essential elements of commercial and government operations, and these product offerings hold unmistakable benefits to the intelligence community, ” said Sashi Reddi, CSC vice president for big data and analytics.

Reddi also said in a release this acquisition is part of CSC’s strategy to offer customers big data expertise and intellectual property.

CSC acquired the healthcare information technology firm iSOFT Group in August 2011, aiming to add new clients and add new software to its intellectual property portfolio.

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