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CSC Expands Global Center of Excellence for Oracle Engineered Systems

Friday, September 28, 2012

CSC Expands Global Center of Excellence for Oracle Engineered Systems08:00 EDT Friday, September 28, 2012 FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Business Wire) -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced a significant expansion to its Global Center of Excellence (CoE) for Oracle Engineered Systems. The center, which was originally established in EMEA in August 2011, is expanding in multiple dimensions including the number of global locations, the breadth of services offered, the volume of certified CSC resources available and the type and number of Oracle Engineered Systems available in the center. “CSC is committed to Oracle Engineered Systems as evident by the resources they've invested and their focus on growth. By expanding their Global Center of Excellence, CSC will have even more opportunities to support our joint customers and help them achieve the full potential of Oracle Engineered Systems,” said Andy Bailey, senior vice president, Strategic Alliances, Oracle. The CSC CoE for Oracle Engineered Systems offers customers access to CSC's accumulated wealth of expertise and experience in Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic, Oracle Exalytics and Oracle SPARC SuperCluster. The mission of the CoE is to: Support the next generation of services and solutions for joint customers through: A focus on a set of industry verticals including Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Oil & Gas and Public Sector resulting in industry-specific solutions and services that leverage Oracle Engineered Systems A focus on Oracle business applications such as Oracle Fusion Applications, the Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle's PeopleSoft resulting in accelerators to leverage Oracle Engineered Systems as the underlying platform for these applications A focus on Oracle technology resulting in solutions and services for architecture, implementation, transition and operation of Oracle Engineered Systems Provide clients with resources to conduct Proofs of Concept Provide thought leadership around the exploitation of the Oracle Engineered Systems technology Act as a Global Center of Excellence for CSC, to support the growth of Engineered Systems related business and capabilities across the organization CSC's expanded CoE facilities include physical locations in North America and Europe, which are further supported by a network of certified CSC professionals spanning North America, South America, EMEA, Australia and Southeast Asia. “CSC sees Oracle Engineered Systems as a key enabling platform for our customers,” said Arun Dharbal, managing partner, CSC Global Oracle Practice. “The comprehensiveness of these platforms allows us to meet our customers' business needs while delivering solutions and services to them that have extreme performance, accelerate their time to market and reduce their operational risk. Additionally, Oracle Engineered Systems help us meet our customers' requirements to achieve operational cost reductions.” CSC is a Diamond level partner, the highest level of partnership under Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), and was named Oracle University Partner of the Year 2011. For more information about CSC's Global Center of Excellence for Oracle Engineered Systems, visit www.csc.com/oracle. About Oracle PartnerNetworkOracle 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 http://www.oracle.com/partners. About CSCCSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 96,000 employees and reported revenue of $15.8 billion for the 12 months ended June 29, 2012. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com. TrademarksOracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for CSC. CSC CorporateJoel Shadle, 703-645-2660Global Media Relationsjshadle@csc.comorSteve Virostek, 703-641-3000Director, Investor Relationsinvestorrelations@csc.com