ACS, A Xerox Company, Signs $200 Million Contract to Provide IT Services for MGM Resorts International
Expands ACS’ Expertise in Hospitality Industry with new Center of Excellence in Las Vegas
DALLAS -- Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), A Xerox Company (NYSE: XRX), today announced a $200 million, five-year agreement with MGM Resorts International to provide managed information technology (IT) services.
In addition, ACS will bring high-tech expertise to Las Vegas when it establishes a locally -based Center of Excellence. This center will be dedicated to applying the latest technological innovation to support MGM Resorts International by using best practices that have been successful in other industries. ACS’ Centers of Excellence serve as flagship delivery centers that attract multiple clients seeking applied innovation and expertise.
“Working with an innovative business partner like ACS allows us to focus on our core business: delivering a winning combination of quality entertainment, luxurious facilities and exceptional customer service,” said Becky Wanta, chief information officer of MGM Resorts International.
ACS will assume responsibility and performance of all service desk and desk side support to MGM Resorts International’s employees; manage and continually update company’s IT equipment; manage the IT purchasing needs as well as the storage of vital data.
“Our clients benefit from the continual investment we make developing secure and reliable IT systems,” said Derrell James, executive vice president and group president, ACS IT Outsourcing Solutions. “We’ve established deep expertise in serving the unique business needs of the hospitality industry and are well-positioned to continue growing our presence in the market.”
Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 136,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit http://www.xerox.com
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