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CSC Rated as ‘Strong Positive’ in Market Scope of Leading Industry Analyst Firm’s North America Data Center Outsourcing Report

CSC (NYSE:CSC) announced today that it has been rated as “Strong Positive” in the Gartner report, MarketScope for Data Center Outsourcing, North America.1 The report reviewed 19 vendors, each with more than $50 million in annual revenue for data center services.

According to Gartner, “While data center outsourcing remains one of the most mature outsourcing service areas, some changes continue to emerge that include delivery variations and alternative/nontraditional delivery models, such as remote management services, infrastructure utilities and cloud offerings.” In addition, Gartner notes that “data center outsourcing services are mature, but they continue to evolve in terms of competencies and needed skill sets as a result of new technology developments.”

“We have a heritage in high quality, cost effective data center outsourcing, and innovation in service delivery capabilities, which we feel is reflected in Gartner’s MarketScope report,” said John Ryan, vice president and global portfolio executive for CSC’s Managed Services Sector (MSS). “I believe our ‘Strong Positive’ rating reflects our clients’ confidence in our data center management and consolidation capabilities, global remote management services, and our continuous modernization of skills and practices that enable their business success. We believe CSC’s broad array of virtualization offerings such as Dynamic Desktop, Dynamic Server and Dynamic Storage are built upon the foundation of excellence in service delivery in our data centers, enabling clients to receive real value today while we help them take advantage of cloud capabilities now and into the future.”

About the Gartner MarketScope

The MarketScope is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is a tabular representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors rated as "Strong Positive". The MarketScope is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About CSC

CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.

1 Gartner “MarketScope for Data Center Outsourcing, North America” by Richard T Matlus, William Maurer, March 10, 2010.

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