UK Royal Mail Group moving to Cloud Computing - CSC signs agreement

CSC has signed an agreement with UK's Royal Mail Group to provide cloud computing services. The new contract is an industry first, with CSC being first Microsoft partner to lead and win a cloud computing services agreement of this scale. Under TOC, CSC will provide Royal Mail Group's 30,000 employees with access to new IT […]

CSC has signed an agreement with UK's Royal Mail Group to provide cloud computing services. The new contract is an industry first, with CSC being first Microsoft partner to lead and win a cloud computing services agreement of this scale. Under TOC, CSC will provide Royal Mail Group's 30,000 employees with access to new IT services using Microsoft's Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), part of Microsoft Online Services. CSC will also provide first line helpdesk support. Royal Mail Group's Head of Technology Service Delivery, Carol Olney, said: "This deal forms part of Royal Mail's drive to invest in new technology to improve efficiency and customer service. The Microsoft suite will give people across Royal Mail Group the tools they need to do their jobs more effectively, enabling our business units to collaborate with each other, partners and other external organisations more freely, easily and securely while securing cost savings."

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