News : SAS Signs New Agreement with CSC to Support its Digital Transformation
Denmark, Copenhagen, May 18, 2016 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global provider in IT services and solutions, has entered a new strategic agreement with SAS, Scandinavian Airline Systems to manage key parts of the airline’s IT infrastructure to help SAS transform to a next-generation IT environment.
The agreement between SAS and CSC extends until 2020 and covers several of the airline’s most critical environments, including Mainframe Services and Technical Operation Services, as well as Application Management, Network Management and Data Center Services. These services will be delivered from local Nordic resources and from CSC’s offshore locations.
SAS’s digital transformation journey has already been initiated by moving the airline out of a dedicated legacy data center into new, emerging data center services that will support SAS for future IT.
"We are thrilled and happy that SAS has chosen us as a partner again to manage key parts of their global IT-infrastructure. CSC aims to be at the forefront of IT and works to anticipate and exceed the needs of our clients," said Joergen Jakobsen, vice president & general manager, CSC Nordic & Baltic Region.
"SAS has since 2004 been a key client to CSC. The fact that SAS continuously is choosing CSC as a partner is a validation of our investment in the relationship, and depicts we deliver services that meet the need of our clients" says Pål Svendsen, Industry General Manager, CSC Nordic & Baltic Region.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Friday, May 20, 2016