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CSC Launches Foundation Services for Oracle

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

CSC Launches Foundation Services for Oracle08:00 EDT Tuesday, March 20, 2012 FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Business Wire) -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced the launch of CSC Foundation Services for Oracle, offering customers the ability to transform their business applications to a cloud-based computing infrastructure with Oracle hardware and software products. CSC Foundation Services for Oracle provides a proven framework to assist clients in leveraging Oracle's integrated stack from applications-to-disk in a traditional or an As a Service model, including storage, servers, virtualization software, databases, middleware, applications and management software. “Oracle delivers engineered systems, designed to help our customers and partners reduce the cost and complexity of IT infrastructures while increasing productivity and performance,” said Michelle Montalvo, vice president, Global System Integrator Alliances, Oracle. “Leveraging our engineered systems, CSC Foundation Services for Oracle will help equip customers to transform their Oracle investments into Oracle As a Service environments.” CSC's Foundation Services for Oracle are designed to guide clients on their journey to the cloud and the As a Service economy — from selecting and transforming applications to establishing their own private cloud environment in a very effective way to help ensure their business goals are achieved. These services leverage CSC's Business First Approach, which evaluates enterprise business processes and identifies the ideal workloads that will generate the greatest ROI from cloud services. A key feature of this offering is the development of a demonstrable reference architecture that provisions Oracle applications, middleware and infrastructure through virtual instances in minutes. This reference architecture and the accompanying services have been successfully used to guide customers in establishing their own private cloud environments. “Foundation Services for Oracle has really begun to gain traction both with our customers and with Oracle,” said Sreedhar Kajeepeta, vice president, CSC Global Technology Consulting. “We are building upon the success of Financial Services for Oracle to now focus on specific use cases and delivery models such as the Oracle Database As a Service (DBaaS) that CSC will be deploying within 2012.” CSC Foundation Services for Oracle: Transforms enterprise business applications to a cloud-based computing infrastructure using Oracle hardware and software products Provides a process-centric approach to transform enterprises, including government agencies, from a traditional to a cloud-based infrastructure Provides template environment footprints to accelerate environment deployment Provides a one-stop shop for development and run time environments deployable to trusted, private clouds Forms a consistent foundation for Oracle As a Service capabilities For more information about CSC's cloud services, please visit CSC is a Diamond level partner in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). About Oracle PartnerNetwork Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit About CSC CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 98,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended December 30, 2011. For more information, visit the company's website at Trademarks Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for CSC. CSCChris Grandis, 703-641-2316Media Relations DirectorCorporatecgrandis@csc.comorBryan Brady, 703-641-3000Vice President, Investor