EDS Awarded $170 Million Subcontract for San Diego County Outsourcing Program
01 May 2006, HERNDON, Va., – EDS today announced it has signed a $170 million subcontracting agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation to support the recently awarded San Diego County Information Technology and Telecommunications Services Contract.
By unanimous vote, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors awarded the seven-year contract with a 5-year option to the team comprised of Northrop Grumman, EDS, BearingPoint and AT&T to deliver the county’s end-to-end IT and telecommunication services. EDS (www.eds.com) will provide data center, help desk and cross functional services for the county as well as application management support for the county’s Health and Human Services Agency.
“Northrop Grumman assembled a world class team of companies, each of whom brings a critical skill set to help the county achieve its IT vision,” said Jim Duffey, general manager EDS U.S. Public Sector. “EDS’ global experience in data center operations and help desk support will provide San Diego County with a new dimension in customer care and in the security, reliability and availability of its data.”
EDS leveraged key members of the EDS Agility Alliance (www.eds.com/services/alliances/agility) in developing portions of the team solution. The EDS Agility Alliance includes Cisco, Dell, EMC, Microsoft and others.
“We leveraged the technical expertise and pricing advantages of our EDS Agility Alliance with Dell and Sun in our solution development,” said EDS Client Sales Executive Dale Hulsing. “Their involvement was critical to our team’s ability to offer San Diego County the most comprehensive and cost-effective solution.”
EDS is a leading global technology services company delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information technology outsourcing industry more than 40 years ago. Today, EDS delivers a broad portfolio of information technology and business process outsourcing services to clients in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, communications, energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries and to governments around the world. Learn more at eds.com.
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