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CSC Announces US$40 Million IT Outsourcing Contract Extension With UK Department of Health

CSC Announces US$40 Million IT Outsourcing Contract Extension With UK Department of Health

EL SEGUNDO, California, March 29 /PRNewswire/ --

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) today announced that the United Kingdom Department of Health has extended its information technology (IT) outsourcing contract with CSC for two additional years to 2011. CSC first began supporting the Department of Health in 2002. CSC estimates the value of the extension to be approximately US$40 Million (20 million pounds sterling).

Under the extended agreement CSC will continue to provide infrastructure and application support services to approximately 4,500 health professionals at the Department of Health in the UK.

"Information services in the Department of Health has changed significantly over the last two years," said Beverley Bryant, CIO of the Department of Health. "Our ethos is all about customer focus and CSC has worked hard with us to present a common brand and a seamless service to our customers. They have worked hard to ensure that their agenda is aligned to match the changing needs of the Department."

"CSC is pleased to be extending this relationship and building on our success at delivering new and improved IT services to the Department of Health," said Guy Hains, president of CSC's European Group. "This includes working with a number of the Arms Length Bodies such as the Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Information Centre. Our new agreement underscores CSC's global healthcare experience and ability to deliver significant results to our clients."

About CSC

Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global IT services company. CSC's mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.

With approximately 77,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., CSC reported revenue of US$14.7 billion for the 12 months ended Dec. 29, 2006. For more information, visit the company's Web site at

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Joanne Davis, Manager, Media Relations, CSC in United Kingdom, +44-1252-536737, or mobile, +44-7799-476532, [email protected], or Rich Venn, Media Relations, CSC Corporate, +1-310-615-3926, [email protected], or Bill Lackey, Director, Investor Relations, Corporate, +1-310-615-1700, [email protected]

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