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CSC and Ping Identity Team to Deliver Cloud Single Sign-On and Federated Identity Management

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>New Technology Relationship to Serve Both the Public and Private Sectors Worldwide</i> </p>

Thursday, May 03, 2012

CSC and Ping Identity Team to Deliver Cloud Single Sign-On and Federated Identity Management11:00 EDT Thursday, May 03, 2012 FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Business Wire) -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it is forming a technology association with Ping Identity to jointly offer cloud single sign-on (SSO) and federated identity management (FIM) solutions and services to both the public and private sectors worldwide. This collaboration capitalizes on the companies' combined experience and provides a proven approach to meeting internal and external federation needs in a secure, compliant and cost-effective manner. "By joining forces with Ping Identity, CSC will offer customers a reliable, scalable, economical and easy-to-deploy federation tool that provides enhanced privacy,” said Samuel S. Visner, vice president and lead cyber executive, CSC. Under the agreement, CSC will offer Cloud SSO and FIM solutions powered by PingFederate® that meet requirements for implementing identity strategies for cross-domain single sign-on. The joint solution offerings will include partner-to-partner federations; CSC client-to-partner federations; PingFederate® Cloud SSO; user attribute sharing for X.509 (PKI) authentication; and 7x24 cloud SSO and federation support services. CSC and Ping Identity's joint services and solutions will provide customers with enhanced privacy by reducing the propagation of personally-identifiable information, reduced operational costs associated with managing external user identities and improved security and compliance management by providing secure system access control. 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 www.csc.com. About Ping Identity Ping Identity provides cloud identity security solutions to more than 800 of the world's largest companies, government organizations and cloud businesses. With a 99% customer satisfaction rating, Ping Identity empowers more than 42 of the Fortune 100 to secure hundreds of millions of employees, customers, consumers and partners using secure, open standards like SAML, OpenID, OAuth and SCIM. Businesses that depend on the Cloud rely on Ping Identity to deliver simple, proven and secure cloud identity management through single sign-on, federated identity management, mobile identity security, API security, social media integration and centralized access control. Visit pingidentity.com for more information. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for CSC. CSC North America Public SectorChuck TaylorDirector, Communications703-641-3430ctaylor26@csc.comorCSC CorporateChris GrandisDirector, Media Relations703-641-2316cgrandis@csc.comorCSC CorporateBryan BradyVice President, Investor Relations703-641-3000investorrelations@csc.com