CSC Signs Cloud Computing Agreement With UK Royal Mail Group

Very strong BPOS win for CSC. UK’s Royal Mail is moving to Microsoft Online Services with 30.000 users ..

… today announced that it has signed an agreement with the UK’s Royal Mail Group to provide cloud computing information technology (IT) services. The new agreement expands the company’s current contract signed with Royal Mail Group in 2003 to maintain its desktop computers and manage and develop its servers, mainframes and IT processes.

The new contract is an industry first, with CSC being the first Microsoft partner to lead and win a cloud computing services agreement of this scale. Under terms of the contract, CSC will provide Royal Mail Group’s 30,000 employees with access to new IT services using Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), part of Microsoft Online Services. CSC will also provide first line helpdesk support. …

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