CSC's Managed Clients to Receive Support for Mission Critical
HOUSTON - (March 26, 2001)- BMC Software, Inc. [NYSE: BMC], the leading
provider of e-business systems management, today announced a five year
global licensing agreement with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) [NYSE:
CSC], one of the world's leading consulting and IT services firms, to
support its clients' growth and service demands. Under the terms of the
agreement signed in December 2000, CSC will have the ability to globally
deploy BMC Software's service level management solutions to its clients.
These solutions support mission critical applications for CSC's Global
Infrastructure Services Group (GIS) and all other CSC business units in
support of their managed clients.
The use of BMC Software's solutions will enhance CSC's availability of
complex applications, overall systems availability and offer end-to-end
management of e-business transactions. BMC Software solutions will
and manage all the technology components associated with these
and will enable CSC to ensure its clients are getting the level of service
required while leveraging CSC's global operational and administrative
initiatives to reduce costs.
"BMC Software's solutions will help us leverage our infrastructure and our
outsourced clients' infrastructure by quickly adding a high degree of
mission-critical application manageability," said Jeff Andrew, vice
president of CSC's GIS Global Production Operations. "Our long
with BMC Software has been extended for five years because of their
commitment and staying power to support our diverse platforms and
CSC also added scalability to support its global outsourced clients'
continuing e-business-driven demand for higher service on the large IMS
DB2 mainframe environments. BMC Software's solutions provide the
for a true 24x7 application availability on these systems. Additional
solutions for enterprise storage management, enterprise application
integration management, enterprise security administration, database
administration and cross-platform enterprise scheduling are also provided
with this agreement.
"Our solutions are vital to companies that require service level
and have the flexibility for managing customers' heterogeneous
environments," said Kirill Tatarinov, senior vice president and CTO at BMC
Software. "Proactive management of systems, applications, databases and
resources are key to today's e-business initiatives. CSC will have the
ability to tightly integrate customers' mission-critical systems with our
solutions to deliver high availability and performance, no matter which of
the leading hardware platforms they choose."
"BMC offers multi-platform monitoring solutions that can be effectively
incorporated into CSC's global integrated enterprise management
thereby expanding our capabilities," said Bill Buskirk, director of CSC's
GIS Engineering Services. "This makes them a natural fit for our
approach of applying maximum manageability with minimum disruption to our
outsourced clients' applications and systems. The opportunity for a quick
return on investment and a satisfied customer is clear when we effectively
integrate these solutions into our overall strategy."
To facilitate the implementation of this agreement, BMC Software has
developed a secure extranet that will give CSC a customized site for its
communications needs, including direct access to support services
information and interactive tools, updated product facts, key contact
information, order processing procedures and presentations on various
For more information on BMC Software's solutions, visit
About Computer Sciences Corporation
Computer Sciences Corporation, one of the world's leading consulting and
services firms, helps clients in industry and government achieve strategic
and operational results through the use of technology. The company's
is based on its culture of working collaboratively with clients to develop
innovative technology strategies and solutions that address specific
business challenges. Having guided clients through every major wave of
change in information technology since 1959, CSC combines the newest
technologies with its capabilities in consulting, systems design and
integration, IT and business process outsourcing, applications software,
Web and application hosting to meet the individual needs of global
corporations and organizations. With more than 68,000 employees in
worldwide, CSC had revenues of $10.2 billion for the twelve months ended
December 29, 2000. It is headquartered in El Segundo, California. For more
information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.csc.com
About BMC Software
One of the world's largest independent software vendors, BMC Software
delivers the most comprehensive e-business systems management software
the fastest guaranteed implementation. This Service Assurance(tm)
enhances the availability, performance and recoverability of companies'
business-critical applications. Companies can use this management
methodology to demonstrate their ability to deliver optimal service to
customers and partners by joining BMC Software OnSite(tm), a certification
program which includes solution implementation and regular HealthChecks
performed by BMC Software Professional Services.
BMC Software is a Forbes 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, with
fiscal year 2000 revenues exceeding $1.7 billion. The company is
headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices worldwide. For more
information please visit BMC Software's Web site at http://www.bmc.com
800-841-2031 or 713-918-8800.
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BMC Software, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks belong
their respective companies. (c) 2001 BMC Software, Inc. All rights
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