Computer Sciences Corp. Signs Multi-Year Agreement With BMC Software To Support Global Clients' Growth and Service Demands Tuesday 27 March 2001 PDF Print CSC's Managed Clients to Receive Support for Mission Critical Applications 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 monitor and manage all the technology components associated with these transactions, 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 association with BMC Software has been extended for five years because of their commitment and staying power to support our diverse platforms and worldwide applications." CSC also added scalability to support its global outsourced clients' continuing e-business-driven demand for higher service on the large IMS and DB2 mainframe environments. BMC Software's solutions provide the foundation 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 management 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 initiative, thereby expanding our capabilities," said Bill Buskirk, director of CSC's GIS Engineering Services. "This makes them a natural fit for our pragmatic 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 topics of interest. For more information on BMC Software's solutions, visit http://www.bmc.com/products/indexhtml?p3262001 About Computer Sciences Corporation Computer Sciences Corporation, one of the world's leading consulting and IT services firms, helps clients in industry and government achieve strategic and operational results through the use of technology. The company's success 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, and Web and application hosting to meet the individual needs of global corporations and organizations. With more than 68,000 employees in locations 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 with the fastest guaranteed implementation. This Service Assurance(tm) strategy 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 their 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 or call 800-841-2031 or 713-918-8800. BMC Software, BMC Software OnSite, the BMC Software logos, and all other BMC Software product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of BMC Software, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks belong to their respective companies. (c) 2001 BMC Software, Inc. All rights reserved. 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