FALLS CHURCH, Virginia, July 9 --
CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it has signed a seven-year information
technology (IT) services outsourcing contract with dental implant manufacturer
Nobel Biocare headquartered in Switzerland. Financial terms of the agreement
were not disclosed.
CSC will assume responsibility for desktop and help desk services, as well as
data center operations supporting 38 Nobel Biocare locations in 33 countries
representing five continents. Outsourcing these functions will enable the
company to achieve cost savings starting in the first year and supports Nobel
Biocare’s strategy to increase profitability and ensure long-term growth.
Signing this agreement demonstrates the confidence industry leaders like Nobel
Biocare have in our ability to provide flexible, cost-effective solutions that
meet evolving business needs, said Gerhard Fercho, president of CSC’s
Central European Region. We are pleased to add Nobel Biocare to our roster of
Swiss clients and our growing list of healthcare companies around the globe.
About Nobel Biocare
Nobel Biocare is a medical devices group and the world leader in innovative
esthetic dental solutions with its key brands NobelActive(TM), Branemark
System(R), NobelReplace(TM), NobelSpeedy(TM), Replace Select (dental implants),
NobelProcera(TM) (individualized dental prosthetics), NobelGuide(TM) (complete
patient rehabilitation program) and NobelSmile(TM) (patient education and
awareness program). Nobel Biocare is a full solution provider for restorative
esthetic dentistry, offering a wide range of innovative Crown Bridge Implant
products, as well as training and education, patient information and clinically
documented treatment concepts. Nobel Biocare has over 2,400 employees and
recorded revenue of EUR 619.2 million in 2008. The Company is domiciled and
headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Production takes place at six production
sites located in Sweden, the US, Japan and Israel. Nobel Biocare has 37 direct
sales organizations. The shares of the parent company Nobel Biocare Holding AG
are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services
through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and
Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector.
CSC’s advanced capabilities include systems design and integration,
information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software
development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management
consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000
employees and reported revenue of $16.74 billion for the 12 months ended April
3, 2009. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at
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