CSC’s ServiceMesh Agility Platform™ and Microsoft System Center Combine to Deliver Hybrid Cloud Management Solution
News Release -- March 31, 2014
FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 31, 2014 – CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today unveiled plans to launch an innovative hybrid cloud management solution that integrates CSC’s ServiceMesh Agility Platform™ with Microsoft Corp.’s System Center datacenter management product to provide enterprises with greater flexibility, simplicity and efficiency in building, cataloguing and deploying applications on multiple clouds, including CSC BizCloud™ and Microsoft Azure.
Customers will be able to adopt the Microsoft Cloud OS vision enabled by System Center, Windows Server and Azure and will be able to compress IT delivery time and lower management costs with end-to-end application lifecycle management across multiple clouds. System Center and ServiceMesh Agility Platform customers will be able to manage, monitor, and automate applications over heterogeneous and hybrid clouds. This combined solution also allows enterprises to create lab environments for development and testing, which adheres to predefined blueprints and policies over heterogeneous clouds rapidly, safely and automatically.
“Our joint cloud management solution is a natural evolution of the long-standing strategic relationship between Microsoft and CSC,” said CSC’s Eric Pulier, vice president & general manager for cloud. “CSC has assembled key building blocks necessary to lead in this next generation of IT services, and we offer clients advantages in flexibility, innovation and cost. Combining System Center with the ServiceMesh Agility Platform gives customers a highly flexible, automated and unified management and operating model required to deliver on the promise of enterprise hybrid cloud.”
“As the demand for hybrid cloud solutions continues to rise, customers are turning to Microsoft’s Cloud OS to get the best of public and private cloud computing with Windows Server with Hyper-V, System Center and Azure,” said Microsoft’s Mike Schutz, general manager for Windows Server & Management product marketing. “We are very excited about the integration of CSC’s ServiceMesh Agility Platform with System Center and Azure to help customers manage heterogeneous hybrid clouds and realize the associated benefits in flexibility and agility without sacrificing existing infrastructure investments.”
For nearly two decades, CSC and Microsoft have worked together strategically to help companies around the world embrace emerging technology trends. CSC’s ServiceMesh Agility Platform facilitates the development, delivery and management of enterprise applications across hybrid clouds and provides clients with advanced capabilities such as policy-driven governance, compliance and security, integrated release automation, and cloud and infrastructure independent application blueprinting.
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CSC is a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions. The company's mission is to enable superior returns on clients' technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has approximately 80,000 employees and reported revenue of $13.2 billion for the 12 months ended December 27, 2013.