Profile: Computer Sciences Corp (CSC.N)
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), incorporated on April 16, 1959, is engaged in the information technology (IT) and professional services industry. The Company’s clients consist of governments and commercial enterprises, which rely upon the use of information services and associated systems for the conduct of their operations. These clients engage with industry specialists for the development, deployment, and ongoing operation of IT services and IT-enabled business operations. CSC offers a range of services to clients in the commercial and government markets and specializes in applying contemporary practices towards the employment of IT. CSC’s service offerings include IT and business process outsourcing; emerging services, such as cloud computing and cyber-security protection, and a range of other IT and professional services. In October 2012, it acquired 42Six Solutions, LLC. In December 2012, Equifax Inc acquired certain business assets and the operations of CSC Credit Services, Inc. Effective August 6, 2013, Computer Sciences Corp acquired Infochimps Inc, an Austin-based provider of online data access services.
IT outsourcing involves operating all or a portion of a customer’s technology infrastructure, including systems analysis, applications development, network operations, end-user computing and data center management. CSC also provides business process outsourcing, managing key transactional business functions for clients, such as procurement and supply chain, call centers and customer relationship management, credit services, claims processing and logistics. In addition, CSC provides a range of emerging services in the areas of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Business Process-as-a-Service (BPaaS), Platform-as-a- Service (PaaS), Cyber Security Managed Services and other emerging technologies and associated service delivery models.
IT and professional services include systems integration, management consulting, technology consulting and other professional services. Systems integration encompasses designing, developing, implementing and integrating complete information systems. Consulting and professional services include advising clients on the strategic acquisition and utilization of IT and on business strategy, security, modeling, simulation, engineering, operations, change management and business process reengineering.
The Company licenses software systems, including SaaS offerings for the financial services, healthcare and other industry-specific markets and provides a broad array of end-to-end business solutions, which meet the needs of large commercial and government clients. CSC provides its services to clients globally and in many commercial industries, as well as to governments of the United States federal, state, and local segments, in addition to other governments. The Company delivers these services through three broad service lines or sectors: North American Public Sector (NPS), Managed Services Sector (MSS), and Business Solutions and Services (BSS).
The Company’s NPS line of business, providing IT-related and mission/operations-related services to the United States federal government, is a federal contractor and an IT service provider. CSC serves federal customer base, including civil departments and branches of the military, as well as the Department of Homeland Security and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Company provides a range of services to the United States federal government, ranging from traditional systems integration and outsourcing to project management and technical services. Its offerings include enterprise modernization, telecommunications and networking, managed services, base and range operations, and training and simulation.
The Company’s MSS line of business provides information systems outsourcing services to clients in a range of industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, chemical and natural resources, consumer goods, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and distribution, telecommunications, and technology. CSC's services are delivered through allocation of resources located both on a client's premises and through CSC's leveraged service centers globally. The Company’s BSS line of business also serves a range of industries, providing industry specific solutions in areas, such as consulting and systems integration, business process outsourcing, and intellectual property-based software to chemical, energy and natural resources; financial services; technology and consumer; manufacturing; healthcare, and public sector organizations. In addition, BSS provides professional technology staffing services in Australia, computer equipment repair and maintenance services in Asia, and credit reporting services in the United States.
Computer Sciences Corp
3170 Fairview Park Drive
FALLS CHURCH VA 22042